The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Hawthorn v Adelaide: A game worthy of a full house

Tony Roberts got plenty of room to watch the 2007 Elimination Final between the Hawks and Crows. He was lucky to witness one of the great finals moments.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: Finals-type mettle

Christopher Riordan had expected this 2007 match-up to be between a finals bound Bulldogs and a struggling North Melbourne. The roles were reversed, and Christopher had nothing but respect for the Roos.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – Collingwood v Adelaide: A nightclub vibe for two finals bound sides

A relaxed atmosphere, a lacklustre Collingwood and an outraged fan. What more could Matt O’Connor possibly have to deal with when watching his Pies take on the Crows in 2007?

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn: Inaccurate Buddy and hot Hodgey

David Goodwin enjoyed the finer parts of a footy marathon on TV in Singapore. When the Hawks broke away from wayward beginnings to post a strong win, David began to wonder what 2007 had in store for Hawthorn.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – Carlton v North Melbourne: Archer takes out the Blues

Rob Clarkson was guiltily down in Tasmania while Roos legend Glenn Archer broke the games record for his club in 2007. But he still enjoyed their resounding win against an underwhelming Carlton.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – St Kilda v West Coast: No Judd, no worries

It’s crunch time for the Saints in their 2007 season. Richard Arrowsmith watched on as they scrappily tried to push past the ominous Eagles.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 20 – North Melbourne v Geelong: A scrap for 15

The Cats were on the verge of something special in 2007. John Harms was at Docklands, cheering Geelong on as they neared 15 straight wins.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – North Melbourne v West Coast: Cox, goal, doubt

Glenn Bartlett made the trek to Docklands in the late stages of 2007 to see a Kangaroos side punching above their weight. In a tight clash against the reigning premiers, Glenn left uncertain about where the Roos stood in flag calculations.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: A loss of Bulldog spirit

Christopher Riordan expected the Dogs to smack Melbourne en route to some finals action in 2007. He was left stunned by the end result.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Western Bulldogs v St Kilda: Skipper forces a draw

John Weldon witnessed a classic Bulldogs v Saints encounter go down to the wire in 2007. Both sides featured stars, but it was one unlikely Bulldog who saved the home team from defeat.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Essendon v Adelaide: A win for Sheeds

The Dons may have gotten up in this 2007 clash with the Crows, but Christian Mooney left the old Telstra Dome gutted by the sacking of Kevin Sheedy.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Carlton v St Kilda: No luck, not enough tall options

Christopher Riordan lived the life of a Carlton supporter, enjoying the positives only to fall just short to the Saints in a thrilling 2007 clash.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Western Bulldogs v West Coast: The underperforming Bulldogs of old

John Weldon was used to the Bulldogs performing poorly and getting away with it. But in 2007, with his Dogs pushing for finals, an unacceptable loss undid all of their good work.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – North Melbourne v Melbourne: Worth the cheap ticket and bike ride

Soaking in the lovely 2007 weather, Rob Clarkson found himself inside an empty Telstra Dome, watching his Kangaroos put on a finals-worthy performance.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – St Kilda v Hawthorn: A bad night for Hawthorn and Australia

Choosing to stay away from the old Telstra Dome, Kevan Carroll took his time to find a bar not packed out by Australian fans of other sports. When he did eventually settle down, he was to leave disappointed by Hawthorn’s poor effort in their 2007 clash with the Saints.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Geelong v Bulldogs: A Cat-attack for a languishing town

After the 2007 partial closure of Ford factories in Geelong, John Weldon revelled in a wonderful Cats win that set premiership aspirations into full motion.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Essendon v Western Bulldogs: Two faulty defences

Essendon and the Bulldogs were both hunting for a finals spot midway through the 2007 season. A high-scoring affair left John Weldon scratching his head at the poor back lines of both teams.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – St Kilda v Adelaide: Perfect for a winter’s night

The 2007 St Kilda and Adelaide clash didn’t promise much. But John Harms was left pleasantly surprised by the winter thriller.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 14 – Richmond v North Melbourne: What to do with Richo?

Paul Daffey finishes off the 2007 Heritage Round with a recount of North Melbourne’s easy win over the Tigers, which prompted Richmond fans to either love or loathe their favourite son.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 14 – Western Bulldogs v Port Adelaide: Young Dogs win Heritage Round

Port Adelaide and the Bulldogs played out a high-scoring 2007 encounter at the old Telstra Dome. Christopher Riordan watched on, as a plethora of young Bulldogs impressed him.