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All Those Yesterdays: Round 8, 1988

  In the first piece of which hopefully will become a regular series, we intend to take a look back at some of the matches gone by in football history. This week, we focus on Round 8 of the 1988 VFL...

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 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 inĀ as many weeks by the Cats at their home ground in Simonds Stadium. Due to the...


Hawthorn not done with yet

After being unbackable favourites for the premiership from the beginning of the season, the Hawks fell at the final hurdle with a shock 10-point...

A lesson in hard work