There has been discussion about the legality of the tap before the overhead bicycle kick goal by Jack Higgins towards the end of the third quarter in last weekend’s game…
This week we saw some confected ‘controversy’ over Bernie Vince and Patrick Dangerfield’s chat and smiles after Geelong downed the Demons with an after-the-siren kick. An online poll sought to…
Injuries are a key feature of our game, and many a win has been soured when players are badly hurt on the field. Last week we saw West Coast beat…
Last weekend we saw the NRL post a photo of partners, and rivals on the field, Vanessa Foliaki and Karina Brown kissing after their State of Origin game on Friday night. While…
Reporting on football’s governing body’s weather policies last week, combined with the excitement of all 18 AFL coaches going down the slide into the ice bath pool as part of…
Political protest has been feature of Melbourne this week. City streets were shut down on Wednesday with the Australian Council of Trades Union’s Change the Rules rally and many University…
Poor Christian Petracca! This week we learned that the Melbourne player was bitten by one of his dogs in the lead-up to the previous round, and that if he had…
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…
We’re still trying to learn the words to the GWS song, and the last two weeks haven’t helped as GWS has had two drawn matches. The last time a team drew…
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…
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…