Luke Hodge

Luke Hodge has played his last AFL game. Take a look at Kate Birrell’s portrait of the champion, and read Tim Boyle’s piece which features as one of the introductory essays of The Footy Almanac 2013.

Rough leaves with a legacy as grand as any

Jarryd Roughead’s forthcoming retirement has led Tom Harrington to pen his thoughts about the career of the champion footballer.

Round 14 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Reality check (by Andrea McNamara for the Floreat Pica Society)

Collingwood had a gentle reminder of where they stand amongst the teams vying for finals footy writes Andrea McNamara.

The Ingredient to Successful Coaching

Want to be a successful coach? Jackson Clark provides an in-depth analysis into the art of successful coaching.

Trade week: what place the ‘I’ in team?

Some things to ponder, from E. Regnan’s reading of the newspaper, and the moment. Team and individual? Community? [This piece invites some thinking. Great use of the word ‘fussily’ as well – JTH]

Tim Boyle on Footy Town

Tim Boyle launched Footy Town at the All Nations last Friday with this entertaining speech on country footy.