Category Archives: AFL

Buddy’s greatest crime

At the time of writing, it looks very much like Lance “Buddy” Franklin is going to accept a 9-year, $10million offer to play for the Sydney Swans. This has, predictably, caused an outrage to seep through 17 other AFL clubs … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Buddy? The ongoing Hawthorn, GWS and Lance Franklin love triangle

It is becoming an annual occurrence in the AFL – the “will he or won’t he stay?” saga that surrounds at least one high profile player. Throughout 2010 it was Gary Ablett, in 2011 Tom Scully was put under the … Continue reading

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Get rid of ruckmen

Here’s a fun stat from round 7 of AFL action: From 9 games, only 3 games were won by teams that had the most hitouts. In some cases a team absolutely dominated the hitout tally but still got thumped on … Continue reading

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The AFL’s dilution dilemma

This is an article I originally wrote in March 2011 that appeared on another website. Recently there have been rumblings from the media and AFL identities such as Frank Costa on this very issue. I am republishing it here, unedited, … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies – 19/4/2013

Golf is never as easy as it looks. What’s that, you say? – all you have to do is whack a little round ball, how hard can it be? Well, there’s posture, grip, shoulder position, among many many other things. … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies – 5/4/2013

Jeff Kennett is never far from the news when footy season rolls around. It did make me wonder how we have come this far without any mention of Jeff so I searched the web looking for some Kennett gold for … Continue reading

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The Preview: AFL Grand Final 2012 Hawthorn vs Sydney Swans

The final Saturday in September is upon us. There’s only four quarters of footy left to decide who will be champs and who will be chumps. So – will it be Hawthorn or Sydney? We at Mike or the Don … Continue reading

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AFL players are not impressive athletes

There’s been a lot of love for AFL on MoTD recently, because the AFL season is upon us again. I don’t mind AFL. A good quality game is fun to watch, and I genuinely enjoy kicking the footy with mates. … Continue reading

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AFL SEASON 2012 PREVIEW – Part 4

The final instalment of our AFL Season Preview is here! The Top 4 are finally unveiled as well as a few other predictions for the upcoming season. Thanks to all for reading, we hope you enjoyed our crystal ball findings … Continue reading

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AFL SEASON 2012 PREVIEW – Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 we covered the bottom 10 teams but now we get stuck into the juicy part of our AFL Season 2012 Preview – the Top 8. In Part 3, we uncover our predictions for the … Continue reading

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