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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…