Dockers’ surprise is just the tonic
Fremantle had been one club suffering early from the wrong kind of momentum, but a win over the Western Bulldogs will give the club some needed relief.
Round 3: The good, the bad and the ugly
There’s a famous saying which goes: a week is a long time in football. Round three underlined this expression.
Australia's most heated rivalries
Everyone loves a good rivalry. The fan fare, the passion, the love and the hatred is what makes sport for what it is. Luckily enough for sporting fans in Australia, living in a multi code dominated sporting sphere allows us to experience many derbies across the sporting calendar. Here are 10 of our favourite derbies in Aussie sport.
A night out at Adelaide’s Showdown
At the weekend, I flew over to Adelaide to hang with my better half during her off-time. She was attending a weekend-long Indigenous conference. Somehow, I ended up at The Showdown.
If you build it she can play…
Rarely does a result between Collingwood and Carlton fall into insignificance but that was the case last Friday night as women took to centre stage. Many football fans can now converse with their daughters, nieces, cousins or friends and legitimately speak about potentially playing football at the highest level; something before last night that wasn’t possible.
Women on the Frontline
So the women’s professional AFL league kicks off tonight… I won’t be watching it – not because I’m sexist, I simply don’t like the game. I used to be completely indifferent to it until they went so far out of their way to prevent Australia getting the World Cup. Obviously, we weren’t going to get it anyway but what the AFL did to undermine our bid still rankles.
Goal and mark of the year nominations
These finalists are sure to give judges a headache as they determine the best goal and mark of the year from AFL season 2016.
Inside AFL's numbers game
Numbers and stats are ruling sport – and data is now a key part of AFL, both for fans and players and staff. Find out more in this fascinating short doco taking you inside The Numbers Game...