Round 20 – Collingwood v West Coast: It was great to see (Floreat Pica Society)

Shane Cashman reports for the Floreat Pica Society on Collingwood’s rivalry with West Coast – and on a dominant display from the ‘pies.

Round 16 – Sydney v West Coast: I’d like more of that, please!

Jan Courtin was reminded of the days when Sydney were South Melbourne by the small but vocal crowd in red and white. A sea of Swans fans makes for a rare event nowadays outside of NSW!

Round 16 – Sydney v West Coast: An unfamiliar day at the footy

Craig Dodson was champing at the bit to hit the highway down to Geelong. The days out don’t get much bigger for the generally more dour Swans, a source of real joy on a red and white family road trip.

Round 16 – Sydney v West Coast: A nice red and white rarity

Caspar McLeod’s Swans took to an unfamiliar home ground this weekend – but true to form when in Geelong, Sydney showed they know how to use the ground well as they smashed the Eagles. What comes next is all up in the air in a topsy-turvy top eight!

Round 13 – West Coast v Richmond: Ifs, Buts and Flags

Peter Baulderstone relished his Eagles thrilling win over the gallant Tigers. He thinks both teams are serious premiership contenders again IF they can get their best players on the field in September.

Five things you may have forgotten (or don’t know) about Shannon Hurn

A timely and tongue-in-cheek refresher about the sometimes under-the-radar Eagles backline marvel Shannon Hurn from John Gordon.

Round 13 – West Coast v Richmond: The West Coast Sound

The classic West Coast Sound is sublime – but this modern, southern hemisphere version is hard listening for John Green. Despite the agony of a lost four points in hostile territory, he’s still thankful for everything Richmond has provided. [Pet Sounds seems just the tonic – Ed.]

Round 12 – Carlton v West Coast: Here we go again

Deja vu all over again? Or a genuine quest for answers in place of scapegoats? John Butler considers the Carlton review in the wake of an insipid loss to West Coast.

Almanac Flashback: Round 11 2011 – WCE v GCS: Loud and Proud and Out of Tune

Round 11 ten years ago saw West Coast take on Gold Coast at Subiaco with the Eagles winning by 18 points. Peter Baulderstone’s account of the the match in 2011 has been retrieved from the Footy Almanac archives.

Round 8 – Hawthorn v West Coast: Mothers’ Day

John Gordon hasn’t been to the MCG much in recent years (as has been the case for most of us), but his latest visit was on Mothers’ Day, a special occasion to celebrate the many mothers who have given everything for their children; not least of which was the late Ateca Naitanui; Nic’s mum. [Great read: Ed.]

The Unsung – Round 7: Jake Buckley and Harry Edwards

Deakin Uni student Chris Mangos’ weekly column ‘The Unsung’, featuring players yet to win general acclaim. This week, Giant Jake Buckley and Eagle Harry Edwards.

Almanac Footy and Life (and Lunches): Engaging the Cats

Dips O’Donnell attended the Almanac/Odd Friday lunch with Ron Reed. There was a significant family event happening the next day, so he wasn’t going to stay late. Then the Carlton Draught started slide down easily…

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 5 review, Round 6 preview

Cam Hooke gives the Collingwood Life review of the loss to West Coast. He then looks toward the big Anzac Day clash with Essendon.

Round 5 – West Coast v Collingwood: Floreat Pica Society Match Report

Richard Moody was in Perth for the West Coast – Pies match and penned this report for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 3 – West Coast v Port Adelaide: A Nic Nat tapping extravaganza

Nicholas Kossatch wasn’t sure of Port Adelaide’s ability to win the game against the Eagles from the get go, and Saturday’s result proved him right.

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v West Coast: Relief from Congested OVercoached Inane Drivel

Peter Baulderstone reports on a thrilling contest between his willing Eagles and the effervescent Bulldogs. He is grateful AFL tactics are evolving from rugby at its worst to soccer at its best.

AFLW Round 4 – GWS v West Coast Eagles: Cora the great

The sun shone on Blacktown, the remarkable Cora Staunton was on fire, and GWS won. Ian Latham reflects on an enjoyable day, and just how much has changed in a short time.

Grand Final – Dreams of 1967, Flashbacks of 1992

After what many have deemed a ‘historic’ 2020 season due to the circumstances around it, Adam Fox leans into Grand Final history to add context to his own experience of the Tigers’ victory over his favoured Cats.

Finals Week 1 – West Coast v Collingwood: USA, underdogs and numbness

Sean Mortell was hoping for the best for his Pies and, as the belief built, so did the challenge from the Eagles. He describes one of the finest ever Collingwood victories. [Terrific account of a classic game – JTH]

Finals Week 1 – West Coast v Collingwood: How the west was won (Floreat Pica Society)

Guy Fazzino shares with the Floreat Pica Society the breathtaking ride in the west, the latest in a slew of amazing finals between these two big clubs.