Monthly Archives: April 2011
by The Iron Sock
When Wayne Carey suggested last year that the absence of Gary Ablett at Geelong might make only 3-4 per cent difference to the squad, it became a minor talking point for AFL wonks. Looking back on … Continue reading
By The US Sports Correspondent
There has been much written recently about the possibility of capping the amount of money spent on the Football Departments of AFL clubs.
The reason for capping Football Department spending is valid but, is … Continue reading
By The Winger
The Sunday twilight fixture this week sees the reigning premiers take on a Western Bulldogs side that has been widely tipped to feature prominently come September/October. The Doggies will be keen to atone for their recent performances … Continue reading
By Miss Colleen Wood
For many Australians, ANZAC Day is the most important day in our national calendar. Though we’ll happily take a free sausage sizzle and a day off each January, it is the 25th of April that we … Continue reading
By The Stats Man
St Kilda 89 defeated Brisbane 76
Key stat: Half of Brisbane’s goals came from free kicks (four goals) and 50m penalties (three goals).
Comment: If not for St Kilda’s lack of discipline (frees & 50m penalties), … Continue reading
By Megan Hustwaite
Early season pace setters Port Melbourne and Williamstown remain undefeated after four rounds following an action packed weekend of VFL.
An eight-goal-to-six final stanza propelled the Borough to a 24-point win over the Northern Bullants in a … Continue reading
By The Iron Sock
Before he passed away in 2002, aged 103, Alec Campbell, the last Anzac, was being interviewed by the ABC about his war time experiences. “I can remember now, the first fellow that I saw hit, … Continue reading