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Player of the Week – Round 1

For this 2018 AFL season, The Drop Punt will select the player who has excelled over the round of football, and as such will be named the Player of the Week. At the end of the season, all nominees...

2018 Twitter top eight predictions

  Earlier this week on twitter, I asked for feedback on what the top eight would look like, which club would become the eventual premier, and also which club would finish as the wooden spooner for this season. Based on this,...

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...

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 inĀ 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...

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Round 20 preview: party time for players

Sex, Drugs and Rock n' Roll; it was one of those weeks to go back the good stuff. Tom Liberatore and Dane Swan did...

New beginning at Whitten Oval

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