Back in Time – Part 3: More of the Bombers

More clippings from Pamela Sherpa’s Bombers scrapbook from the 80s.

Almanac Football- Journey to the big dance

Read Bruce Walker’s amazing journey following Aussie Rules; from WA to Nauru, Laos, Vietnam and more, a passionate journey quite different to one normally followed.

Simon Madden and the 5.07PM train from Moonee Ponds

Wracked with memories, apprehension and a sense of a real “sliding doors” moment, Craig Dodson had the chance to meet his first footy hero, Dons ruck extraordinaire, Simon Madden.

September Specialists

Phil Dimitriadis has selected his team of finals champions. Over to you for your thoughts.

In the tree tops with the ruckmen

Carolyn Spooner finds a perfect relationship between the very best of football’s big men and, thanks to a trusty copy of Shrubs and trees for Australian gardens, many particularly characterised Australian trees.

I Don’t Love You Anymore

At once poetic and succinct, an Essendon supporter, Aussiegus, conflates the emotional and the rational in a poignant expression of his position on James Hird.

State of Origin 1982 (a reality check for today’s footballers)

Look what Pamela Sherpa found in her old scrap book: The Big V in a ‘crook’ state By Tom Prior the Sun Thursday July 8, 1982 Victoria will have to find at least two, possibly as many as four or five, new players for its team to play Western Australia in the state –of- origin [Read more]