Monthly Archives: May 2011

Where are the diamonds found???

By Red Rover, Miss Colleen Wood, The Winger & Nick Maxwell Since the Draft system was introduced to the VFL / AFL, we have seen an ‘evening up’ of the competition. It is designed to allow every team a chance … Continue reading

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Round 10 Review

Carlton 93 defeated Melbourne 46 Key stat: Melbourne had a low 38 inside-50s and took just five marks inside 50. Comment: The Dees defended very deeply. When going inside 50 they simply lacked the targets and coughed up the footy, … Continue reading

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Experts, Experts, Everywhere…….

By Nick Maxwell Are you what you would consider a knowledgable football follower? You know team tactics, you’re a specialist on key stats and across the different roles played by each player across a team? I want to give you … Continue reading

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“And it’s a holiday in Cambodia, where you’ll do what you’re told.”

By The Football Tragic Cambodia is a country containing breathtaking temples, fertile plains dotted with rice fields, and a history unlike any other and I’ve been fortunate enough to spend the last three weeks exploring its beautiful landscape.  Its breathtaking … Continue reading

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We interrupt this commercial……..

By The Sheriff I’m munching some chips, nestled on the couch, taking respite from a tough couple of minutes of footy. Valuable bench time that will see me right to continue barracking with renewed vigour in a minute or so. … Continue reading

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Coach: Hero or Villain?

By The Specky In 2008 Collingwood handed Geelong what would be its only home-and-away loss of the season, celebrating a lazy 86-point round nine victory over the reigning premier.  Three years on both sides remain atop the ladder, with reigning … Continue reading

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Round 9 VFL Wrap

By Megan Hustwaite Finally! After six losses Coburg broke through for its first win of the year on Saturday, defeating Collingwood at home. The Tigers impressed, particularly as they drew away in the second half, in the 22.7(139) to 14.16(100) … Continue reading

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The Punt Road End

The Punt Road End By The Holy Boot I’m stood there, arms joyfully around a stranger, with heaving mass of humanity bouncing as if in a mosh-pit around me. There’s singing and chanting and ‘good-natured’ taunts to opposition supporters as … Continue reading

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Bottom Line needs Top Billing

By The Iron Sock The ambition to expand Australian Rules football interstate is by no means unique to the current administrators of the AFL.   Back in 1903, the reigning premiers, Collingwood, were asked by the VFL to host a … Continue reading

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Round 10 Collingwood v West Coast

By The Winger Not many outside of the West Coast camp would have predicted that their round 10 match up with Collingwood would be the match of the round. Most, in fact would have pencilled in the Bulldogs and Hawks … Continue reading

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