Sam Walsh has to win the NAB rising star The conversation for who should be crowned the rising star this year has been ongoing, but the reality is Sam Walsh should be a runaway winner. Connor Rozee (Port Adelaide) and Sydney Stack (Richmond) have had fantastic debut seasons for their clubs, and they are undoubtedly […]Read More Three takeaways from round twenty
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 […]Read More Three takeaways from round ten
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 […]Read More Three takeaways from round nine
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 […]Read More Three takeaways from round six
WESTERN Bulldogs’ enigma Jake Stringer has chosen Geelong as the club he wants to join if a deal is to be struck this trade period, according to The Age’s Sam McClure. Stringer joined the Bulldogs in the 2012 National Draft and was part of the team that delivered the Bulldogs’ their first premiership in 62 […]Read More Stringer, Cats discussing potential move
GEELONG star Patrick Dangerfield will receive a hostile reception when he returns to face his old side Adelaide in Friday night’s preliminary final at Adelaide Oval. The Cats, who dismantled the Sydney Swans in last Friday’s semi-final at the MCG, now face the Crows who are fresh from a week off following their win over […]Read More Danger looms for Crows’ premiership quest
HAWTHORN coach Alastair Clarkson says his team will continue to grow in confidence following their six-point victory over rivals Sydney last Friday night at the MCG. The Hawks led for the majority of the night before being challenged in the second half, eventually wrestling back the lead for a tight victory. It was another exciting […]Read More Clarkson lauds Hawks, Swans culture
Eight teams, eight chances, it doesn’t get closer than that. Its round 17 of the AFL season and incredibly the top eight may already be decided roughly two months out from the first week of the AFL finals. It seems that every team inside the eight has at least a case to be a labelled […]Read More Contender or pretender? How realistic are the top eight’s flag hopes?