Round 21 (2015) – St Kilda v Geelong: The Performer

Dips O’Donnell has nominated this P. Flynn piece on Stevie J as an Almanac Classic. (send your noms in to [email protected])

So you want to understand Johnno? P.J. Flynn revels in the magic and madness of old mate Stevie J.

Round 1 – Melbourne v GWS: Threw it Away

Steve Duffy wants to see more kicking practice for his Giants after Melbourne fought back for a somewhat surprising win.

Round 21 St Kilda v Geelong: On good terms with ourselves … not quite…

Most people would be familiar with Dropsy (dropping stuff) and Lostsy (“my glasses: I can’t find my glasses!”) but after Saturday night’s St Kilda v Geelong Cats draw at the Docklands, Stephen Alomes adds Confusey to the mix.

Round 21 – St Kilda v Geelong: When a draw is as good as a win, when a ball goes astray in the last

The celebration was missing on the field, but the Saints’ draw with the Cats was exhilarating on so many levels, Yvette Wroby writes.

AFL Round 16 – Geelong v Melbourne: Forward to the past

Stevie Johnson in full flight warms the hearts of all at Kardinia Park. Then it happens – again! An undisciplined and unnecessary act – why Stevie J, why?

You’d take magic over grind

I love a deft tap on the footy field, as much as I love a good footy brain. You can’t have one without the other. Tom Hawkins, he loves the deft tap. Whenever he flicks his wrist to guide the footy to a teammate in the clear, I press rewind on the foxtel control. Look [Read more]

Stevie da Vinci

Both sets of fans trudged out of Kardinia Park disappointed. Melbourne supporters had to swallow their team’s sheer ineptitude, insipidness, lack of effort, lack of spirit and lack of pride. One Demon, who was harder to understand than a Glaswegian bus driver, took solace in the fact that he attended the 36.22.(238) to 6.12.(48) debacle [Read more]