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Eddie stands ready to deliver on footy’s biggest day.

  Eddie Betts is two months shy of his 31st birthday, in his 13th league season and has now plied his trade in 276 AFL games with more than 500 goals under his belt. Yet next week, Betts in his fourth...

Fisher adds to Carlton’s Western Australian legacy

Travelling from one side of the country to the other as a teenage draftee is always a major challenge for any budding AFL footballer, and indeed it was a year to remember for young West Australian draftee Zac Fisher. Donning...

The relocation conundrum

It's a hypothetical question at the moment that supporters of the South Melbourne Football Club unfortunately faced in the early 1980's. That is the question of whether you would still support your club in the event of a forced...

The enigma that is North Melbourne

  If there is one team in the AFL that is extremely hard to gauge on the extremities of their best and worst form in season 2017, it would be North Melbourne. It is hard to forget of course that the...

Geelong’s hat-trick at Simonds prove how valuable a home ground can be

On Friday night in front of more than 30,000 home fans, Geelong defeated the top-of-the-table Adelaide Crows by 22 points, marking the third win in as many weeks by the Cats at their home ground in Simonds Stadium. Due to the...

Looking back: The 1993 Brownlow Medal

On a Monday night in September 1993, in front of a national television audience, Essendon's Gavin Wanganeen would defy pre-count favourite Greg Williams to claim the 1993 Brownlow Medal. The ex-South Australian Wanganeen had turned 20 in June and...

Crows hard to beat in top of the table clash

The final game of Round 6 sees two undefeated sides in the Adelaide Crows and Richmond going head-to-head on Sunday afternoon in front of what is set to be a full house at the Adelaide Oval. Both teams have been...

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...