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.…
  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…
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…
A week can be a long time in footy, and this weekend is a long one with games being played over five days. The Kangaroos will take on the Doggies…
This Sunday afternoon we’ll see the Saints take on the Lions – this made us immediately turn our minds to 1913 when the Saints played Fitzroy in the Grand Final.…