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…
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…
While our footy is clearly the preeminent form of the game, we’re not opposed to the round ball version at all. We were impressed with FIFA-playing Tiger, Jack Higgins’, ‘Cristiano…
While our focus is footy, it’s hard to miss what’s happening with ball tampering during the test against South Africa – we quite like the name #SandpaperGate for this latest…
And so it is that time of year – the AFLW’s season is coming to a close, and the AFL men’s is beginning. This coming weekend sees the final of…
  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.…
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 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…
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…
This week we’re taking a shift to thinking about the links between the AFL and war history. We’re returning to more recent times, although some of our young readers weren’t born,…