Finals Week 2 – Sal’s Preview: Toby or not Toby! (and some racing tips)

Sal Ciardulli provides some thoughts about the Toby Greene suspension, who he thinks wins in Week 2 of the Finals, and his fancies for the races this weekend.

AFL Finals Week 1: It wouldn’t be a final series without…

Yvette Wroby on Toby Greene, Melbourne, and the tribunal. It’s AFLM finals time.

Almanac Footy: Don’t touch the umpire

Footy umpire Paddy Grindlay presents his thought provoking comments about Toby Greene’s on-field action bumping a field umpire and its consequences.

Round 4 – Collingwood v GWS: Weary bones refuse to work in chilly conditions

Icy conditions descended on the MCG on Saturday night and it was the Giants who handled them better. Sean Mortell explains how the visitors dismantled the Pies game.

Round 4 – GWS v Collingwood: Heartbroken again

It was an unsettling time for Sean Mortell as the Pies hit the road and came up short against an under pressure Giants side – Jeremy Howe added injury to insult on a dark evening.

Footy Almanac Grand Final Eve Lunch – the Free Toby auction

Toby Greene created a lot of bids at the Footy Almanac Grand Final Eve Lunch.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: Shock and awe

Unfortunately for Earl O’Neill his Monaros were left stranded on the track as the Tigers raced away to win the 2019 AFL Grand Final.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: The yellow of poise, the black of power

Footy Records, the crowded throng, and soaking up the atmosphere were all a part of Sean Mortell’s Grand Final Day.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: Talkin’ takin’ sides

Trucker Slim lets loose with his reasons why he’ll be barracking for the GWS Giants tomorrow.

2019 AFL Grand Final – Sal’s Preview: Can Jack Bring Down The Giants?

Sal’s got the field covered: a Grand Final preview, questions for the other 16 clubs to contemplate in the off-season, and a few tips for this weekend’s races. Plenty to digest here.

Preliminary Final – Collingwood v GWS: Floreat Pica Society Report by Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor reports for the Floreat Pica Society, explaining how, in a scrappy preliminary final, it took a five-goal deficit to snap the Pies into action. At which point Frank put his pen and paper away because he was too busy yelling and screaming.

Preliminary Final – Collingwood v GWS: Reasons to believe

Ian Latham reviews Collingwood’s loss against the Giants in their preliminary final acknowledging that GWS now have a real team.

The 2019 Brett Deledio Cup.

Earl O’Neill is rapt his Monaros will compete against the Tigers next weekend for the 2019 AFL Premiership Cup.

FEARLESS 2019 – Finals Week 1: Ten teams do the Mad Monday shuffle

Fearless presents his thoughts about the results of the Week 1 Finals matches.

The 2019 ‘Spud’ Frawley Cup – Semi Finals

Earl O’Neill, from his incomparable perspective, presents his thoughts surrounding Week 2 of the finals.

Finals Week 2 – Sal’s Preview: Stop Making Cents

Sal considers the form footywise, and horsewise for the coming weekend.

The 2018 No Zones Cup – Round Twenty

Earl covers the waterfront this week. From AFL rule changes, to the possible non-expansion of AFLW, to the difference between KISS and the New York Dolls..

Round 19 GWS v St Kilda : Yet another footy odyssey with too many losses in a row but great people shine some light and warmth.

Yvette Wroby has a weekend of footy losses and at least some diversions. A weekend in Creswick was a good relief from football. There’s always next week.

Round 18: Sal’s thoughts and choices from monsoonal Hanoi.

From monsoonal Hanoi, Sal presents his thoughts and choices for this round of footy.

Round 17 preview: It’s not going home! Sal’s picks and musings

The World Cup has destroyed sleep patterns but we are nearly there, although England aren’t – Sal got a bit sick of the “It’s Coming Home”.  They played well but not being able to score in open play was a flaw, being dependent on set pieces is not a complete enough game.  Now for our footy it is on to this week.