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A quartet of early wins – quite a good thing, but not always

Easter has come and gone, the chocolate eggs and bunnies have been collected and eaten, likewise four rounds of the AFL season also have now been devoured. At present there are three sides, Geelong, Adelaide and Richmond that have collected the most...

End of an era: A look back at the Brisbane Lions 2005 season

One of the greatest teams of the modern era, the Brisbane Lions team of the early 2000's was a juggernaut that claimed the 2001, 2002 and 2003 premierships under the guiding influence of coach Leigh Matthews. The Lions, brilliantly led...

Hawthorn v Adelaide: A quick preview.

Saturday afternoon's Round 2 match of the day sees Hawthorn hosting the Adelaide Crows in what should be a terrific clash at the MCG. Last week, the Hawks were swamped in the last 45 minutes by a rampaging Essendon outfit, while the...

Blues v Tigers: By the numbers

For the last decade as a rule, Richmond and Carlton have met on a Thursday night in the opening round to kick off the AFL home and away season. The only exception in this time was in 2014 where...

Five bold predictions for the 2017 AFL season

“Let me tell you something my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.”  This quote, from the movie Shawshank Redemption, is as relevant as ever for the AFL supporter in March. These fans have had...

AFLW Player of the Year – Round 7 and Final Results

After seven weeks of AFL women's action, the final round of the regular season has come and gone, with two clubs now left standing to fight it out for the premiership. By finishing top of the ladder the Brisbane Lions...

Going the early crow: Adelaide in the early 90’s

In the early 1990's, the opening round of the AFL season produced some outstanding performances, from an individual and at a team level, but none were better than some of the early efforts from the Adelaide Crows. The newly created 'Pride of...

AFLW Player of the Year – Round 6

Six rounds have now come and gone with just one more to go now before the season ends for six of the eight clubs not fortunate enough to reach this season's AFLW Grand Final. This weeks Round 6 action saw the...

AFLW Player of the Year – Round 5

Round 5 in the AFLW was highlighted by the possible Grand Final preview, with top two sides in the Brisbane Lions and Adelaide doing battle on Saturday night in Adelaide. In the end it was the Lions that moved...

Sliding Doors: What if Peter Sumich didn’t miss?

In the hearts and minds of every Collingwood supporter over the age of 30, the 1990 drought-breaking premiership win laid to rest a series of heartbreaking Grand Final defeats for the unlucky Magpies. Between the 'Pies upset win over Melbourne...