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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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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 – 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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AFL SEASON 2012 PREVIEW – Part 2

Following on from Part 1, we continue our climb up the ladder with the teams predicted to finish in spots 9-13 in 2012. There were many hard calls that had to be made and more than a few eyebrows will … Continue reading

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AFL SEASON 2012 PREVIEW – Part 1

As the first bounce of the new AFL season draws nearer, we cast our eye over each team’s crystal ball to bring you our definitive season preview for all 18 teams over 4 packed editions! In Part 1, we start in the … Continue reading

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