Round 17 – Collingwood v West Coast: It was always going to be tough

George Habib, watching his Magpies outgunned at the MCG, makes several insightful observations for the Floreat Pica Society. Plenty of upside, but 2018 is tough from here.

Who can challenge Richmond this year?

As the ladder begins to take shape, the form of certain teams highlights the limited amount of outfits capable of taking out the 2018 flag. With Richmond appearing as ominous as ever after a barnstorming run to the top of the ladder, the main question to arise is which teams are actually able to match them and perhaps clinch a premiership off them come Grand Final day. Sean considers the options.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry: April 25th 2018

Phil Dimitriadis is moved to poetry by the significance of the moment and the Pies’ performance at the MCG on Anzac Day. The afternoon has prompted much contemplation.

AFL Round 2 – Geelong v North Melbourne: A new kind of old

“How did we win that one?” Cats fans asked after the game against North. With plenty of dash, says Pete Edwards.

AFL Round 2 – Geelong v North Melbourne: The nemesis (or The Thomastown Thorpedo)

Everyone needs a nemesis, but Geelong’s list is growing, writes Stephen Cooke.