Monthly Archives: March 2011
By The Iron Sock
In a continuation of our earlier discussion on youth development, we’ll have a look at four teams this time – Essendon, Melbourne, Sydney and North Melbourne – and how they are situated at the start of … Continue reading
By The Winger
Hawthorn v Melbourne
Sunday twilight can’t get any better this week with Hawthorn and Melbourne looking to improve on last year’s form ready to do battle at the ‘G.
What we know:
Both teams said to … Continue reading
By The Holy Boot
It could be argued that little has changed in the football world since Collingwood hoisted aloft the 2010 premiership trophy.
The Woodsmen still sit in a northerly position on the ladder, Jack’s leading the Coleman and … Continue reading
By The Iron Sock
The term ‘natural improvement’ is often bandied around in football discussions in regard to individual players. With a couple of pre-seasons under their belts, some finals campaigns, and a few salutary lessons from experienced campaigners the … Continue reading
By The Stats Man
Carlton 104 defeated Richmond 84
Key stat: At the final break, Carlton led Richmond 50 to 28 for inside 50s but trailed by 14 points.
Comment: The Blues continually bombed the ball inside 50 … Continue reading
By The Specky
Five days ago my old dark navy Blues took on a rejuvenated Richmond outfit, signalling the beginning of AFL season 2011. While I’ve been distractedly basking in the joy of footy’s return we’ve witnessed the ushering in … Continue reading
By Red Rover
Picking a Dream Team is not for the faint of heart! I know this firsthand, because I spent a good portion of last week doing it. Yes, I do have three young children – that’s why last … Continue reading
By The Footy Tragic
My football life commenced in the shadows of Victoria Park, a child planted on a wooden seat in the Ryder Grandstand and introduced to the likes of Bob Rose, Len Thompson and Lou Richards without knowing … Continue reading
Being injured has given me plenty of time to study up on who I should draft into my Dreamteam!
After much debating, here is my starting team;
BACKS- Goddard, Deledio, Grimes, Shaw, Otten, Lower, Duigan (Heppell (EM), D.Stanley, Toy)
MIDS- … Continue reading