Pride and Passion: The Growth of Women’s Footy in Greater Western Sydney

El Gibbs, co-presenter of BAFL Radio, a weekly radio show and podcast about AFL in Western Sydney, provides an insight into the growth of women’s football in the Greater Western Sydney region and how the passion for footy is a lot more prevalent there than you may think.

Almanac Soccer: A-League Preview, Part One

The A-League season is not far away so Tom Riordan begins casting his eyes over the teams for coming season.

Round 8 – GWS v Adelaide: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Stadium

As Crows supporter Dave Brown explains history is forgotten as the Giants beat the Crows by 24 points and the Giants’ eternal sunshine has began.

It all starts here

It all starts at Auskick. Proud mum Kath Presdee was there with her son.

AFL Round 8 – Hawthorn v GWS Giants: Thoughts turn to Buddy’s contract

After a tough start to the season, the Hawks enter an easy patch of games and Luke Ridgwell’s thoughts turn to the end of the year, Buddy bags and certain re-signings.

Loving the unloved

According to some commentators, GWS Giants fan Kath Presdee doesn’t exist. On the contrary, Giants supporters have heart and passion and they know the game.

How the West is being won

  by Rod Gillett AFL football will be played at four different venues in Sydney this season. Three of those are in western Sydney. Only one is in the city, the traditional home of the game, the Sydney Cricket Ground. Footy has been played at the SCG since the 1880s and hosted VFL matches as [Read more]

General Footy Writing: Do you hear the people meters sing?

By Tony Wilson Does anyone feel like storming the Bastille with me? Honestly, I’m up for it. We’d meet at Parliament House, say hello to all the principled protesters like the anti-desalination plant mob and the protect-old-growth-forests lot, and then walk down Bourke Street arm-in-arm, chanting, ‘Hey hey, ho ho, a team in West Sydney [Read more]