Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: Traditions

Joe De Petro relives the 1972 VFL Grand Final and the rivalry established between Richmond and Carlton, while watching the Round 1 match between the Tigers and the Blues at the MCG.

Turnbull Stakes Preview – The Carnival awaits

After a final say about the 2018 AFL Grand Final, Sal casts his eye towards the Spring Racing season including a preview of The Turnball Stakes.

Finals Week 1 – Richmond v Hawthorn: Knowing

Tiger Gill is happy with Richmond’s imposing victory against the Hawks in the Qualifying Final.

Fearless 2018: Round 23- The Gold Coast riddle- all that glitters is not necessarily gold but it ain’t that bad either

Fearless adds his thoughts about the future of the Suns, and also presents his review of the last round of the home and away season.

The 2018 No Zones Cup – Round Twenty Three

While illness and disease ravaged all around him, Earl had numerous insightful flashes to consider – finals scheduling, Franklin as All-Australian captain – but in the end he decided to present some thoughts about the teams that have played their last game for 2018.

Round 20 – Melbourne v Gold Coast: The recession we had to have

It wasn’t the easiest game to watch, but for Jarrod Landells, the result was secondary to the bigger picture.

Round 20 – Melbourne v Gold Coast: Cashing in on the comforts of home

Home, and a sense of belonging, more than made up for the lack of drama as Geoff Woolcock took in the MCG action on Sunday.

Round 20 – Sal’s Preview: Time for a Knees Up

It is getting close to finals, the Tigers look to lock-in  a Grand Final berth, and there is much to play out to find their challenger. Sal looks at how this week’s fixtures will pan out.

Round 19 Preview – Please do not adjust your settings

Sal presents his weekly thoughts and predictions for the coming weekend of footy.

Almanac Footy: Captains Moving Clubs is Bad For the Game

Liam O’Grady sees a couple of captains looking for a way off their sinking ships in 2019 and he isn’t happy about it.

Round 2 – Carlton v Gold Coast: Fumbling in the Sun

The journey into Etihad Stadium on Saturday gave John Butler plenty of time to ponder what his Blues would bring after an honourable loss in Round 1. Despite adding another defeat to the board for 2018, he’s still optimistic for Carlton’s future.

Finals Week 3 – Adelaide v Geelong: Crows Overcome Adversity

Rulebook gives his customary summary of a fine all-round performance from the Crows who demolished the Cats at the Adelaide Oval.

Round 12 – Adelaide v St Kilda: More Questions Than Answers For the Crows?

Malcolm Ashwood with his comprehensive thoughts on Adelaide’s win over St Kilda, plus some strong thoughts on the AFL’s lack of support for the SANFL.

Round 10 – Adelaide v Fremantle: Crows Win By a Bradman

Like The Don did with regularity at the Adelaide Oval, the Crows turned a good start into a three figure score (and winning margin) against Fremantle. Malcolm Ashwood explains how.

Round 9 – Brisbane v Adelaide: No Surprise, Unfortunately

Peter Schumacher caught the game on Sunday and couldn’t help but be frustrated by the Lions’ timid performance.

Round 6 – Adelaide v Richmond: Crows Sunday Twilight Delight

A delightful twilight game at the Adelaide Oval for Malcolm Ashwood and his red hot Adelaide Crows.

Round 5 – Adelaide v Gold Coast: Not There Yet

Young Almanacker Aidan casts his critical eye over the Suns and Crows match.

Round 3 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide: Crows Go Top Of The Tree

A happy Malcolm Ashwood is on top of the world today as his Crows top the AFL ladder after defeating arch rivals Port Adelaide in the South Aussie Showdown.

Archie Goes the Early Crow and Calls the AFL Finals Series in April – Surely He Can’t Get So Badly Wrong As He Did in Season `16!

Archie has bitten the proverbial bullet and with the risk of being shot down by his fellow Almanackers, has predicted his AFL 2017 Premiership and Brownlow medal winners after only two rounds. [NB The link is now working properly – sorry for the break in transmission. Ed]

7 burning questions (and 7 charred answers) as we approach the second week of finals.

Adam Ritchie with 7 burning questions, all beautifully answered, from the first week of the finals.