Three takeaways from round fifteen

Rhyce Shaw is doing his senior coaching aspirations no harm If North Melbourne are unsuccessful in their bid to lure club champion and current Sydney premiership coach John Longmire back to Arden Street – then they may not have to look too far for the next alternative. Since taking over as interim coach following the […]

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Three takeaways from round fourteen

Essendon’s finals hopes are on the line Following their 35-point loss to West Coast in Perth last Thursday, the Bombers must upset the Giants this Thursday night or stare down the barrel of another season of mediocrity. Coach John Worsfold has preached that his side is continually improving, but following a disappointing 2018 season and […]

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Three takeaways from round twelve

Tom Papley is one of the Swans most important players Tom Papley could very well be one of the more underrated players in the competition; but he’s certainly valued at the Sydney Swans. Papley starred in Sydney’s 45-point thrashing of reigning premiers West Coast on Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground, collecting 27 disposals to […]

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Three takeaways from round ten

Brad Scott and North Melbourne’s handling of their situation is a welcome change  So often we have seen a coach sensationally sacked or the pressure piled on a coach so furiously that eventually the club succumbs; but only after a long and painful build up. Not in this instance however, as both Scott and the […]

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Three takeaways from round nine

Geelong and Collingwood are a class above the rest The Cats were challenged against the Bulldogs on Saturday whilst the Magpies flexed their muscles on a competitive Saints outfit only hours earlier. If you looked at the final scores you could be forgiven for thinking it was two plain-sailing wins, but both sides were pressed […]

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Three takeaways from round seven

We can’t trust Port… yet. Following Port Adelaide’s promising start to the season, the build up to their clash versus Collingwood last Friday night was full of anticipation. Most of us knew what we were going to get from the Magpies, who have been impressive in 2019, the main question was whether the Power could […]

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Three takeaways from round six

There will always be booing whether we like it or not  The louder the uproar, the louder the boos. That seemed to be the case when Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley addressed a raucous MCG crowd on Thursday following Essendon and Collingwood’s Anzac Day contest. Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury thanked both sides of the MCG crowd […]

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