Our journey this year is almost at an end and whether you’re working out if your team has a mathematical chance of playing finals or have already painted your front…
  Dear Footy fans, We’re playing catch up here – we missed posting last week but didn’t want to let the previous round go by without a mention, and we’ll get…
Melbourne’s weather last weekend caught our attention – as well the Mighty Tigers who defeated West Coast at the MCG. The game began in sunshine but ‘torrential rain and occasional…
  Being appreciative of warm clothing for Melbourne’s cold conditions, and also being quite fond of SOS’s long sleeves, we noticed a number of Carlton players donning long sleeves last Sunday.…
Greetings from Newcastle, at the end of the Australian Historical Association conference – we hope everyone is looking forward to round 16 which will be underway tonight.  We thought we’d…
  With the 20 percent pay rise for AFL players announced this week (with success like that, perhaps the ALFPA could be called in to help campaign for better job access…
This week we were inspired by Pies player Jeremy Howe’s spectacular mark during the Queen’s Birthday clash against the Demons at the MCG. For Pies’ fans we will focus on…
  This weekend we’re marking the Queen’s Birthday round, which drew us instantly to the 1958 Queen’s Birthday Holiday game between Melbourne and Collingwood. This was the game when a…
Greetings from New York, where we know we’re a little late on getting to round 11, but we have some exciting connections to report. Like us, but some 106 years…
Earlier this week, to mark the birth of French artist Heni Rousseau, the Guggenheim tweeted his 1908 painting ‘The Football Players’. This got us thinking of Australian football art and…
We cast our eyes to the bottom of the AFL ladder and see the Lions languishing there – this sent us to thinking about happier times for Fitzroy supporters. We…
With news of Lou Richards’ death this week we thought we’d head back to 1941, the year he made his debut for the mighty Pies, for our dip into footy’s…