Well readers, we come to the end of the season. Given your two centre square historians are supporters of teams firmly entrenched in the bottom half of the…
Football leadership is a pertinent issue, particularly for those teams sitting closer to the bottom, rather than the top, of the ladder. St Kilda’s coach is reportedly under pressure after…
  This week we saw the horror of Andrew Gaff’s assault on Andrew Brayshaw in the Western Australian derby. This was the equal-longest suspension for a single offence since the…
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…
Two exciting matches in the last round were won by two points – and while this is good for footy – it was somewhat anxiety inducing for Saints (W), Demons…
In recent weeks we’ve seen some footy coaches coaching from the boundary – notably St Kilda’s Alan Richardson and GWS’s Leon Cameron. Peter Schwab has said this enables ‘more immediate…
  With reports on Wednesday that Liam Picken is ‘doubtful’ to return from his concussion injury in 2018, as well as Koby Stevens’s appearance on Fox a couple of weeks…
This week we’ve seen the trials and tribulations of Carlton’s Curnow brothers. Clearly they missed our advice last week – that one should ‘follow umpires directions but never touch them…
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…
With the light towers turned off at the G on Tuesday night for an Anzac eve spectacle, we thought it was important to consider lights in football’s past. For younger…