Where to for West Coast??? The West Coast Eagles find themselves in a precarious situation after the half waypoint of the season. Going into 2010 the team from the West Coast of Australia were talking about the possibility of playing finals and re-stamping their claims for Premiership success. But it seems those plans will be
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The Western Bulldogs are up there with Richmond as being one of the most annoying and frustrating teams to support. The clubs faithful have been installed with a fresh hope for the first time in almost a decade with a list that is actually capable of not just making the finals, but winning the premiership.
2010 was widely tipped as the year a few big names stand up and be counted. Nic Natanui was the pre-season bolter, and it was no surprise to see him installed as one of the firmest favourites in the history of the Rising Star award. But, there were a few others who seemed ready to
Essendon fans were given reward for their patience on the weekend when their youthful running side finally showed signs of promise in the future. One of the young guns that were recruited years ago is Leroy Jetta. The indigenous speedster was tipped for great things in his first few years, but failed to deliver, until
Controversy and Jason Akermanis seem to have one of the best relationships going around. The two can’t stay away from each other, and it seems no matter how hard they try to separate, the keep reuniting with even bigger flames and sparks each time. The latest saga comes after his controversial gay comments about AFL
The player of the round for Supercoach lovers was clearly Brian Lake from the Western Bulldogs. The gun defender had a field day against North Melbourne, racking up a massive 179 points. Lake did so without kicking a goal, laying only two tackles and scoring only one free kick. So, where did all the points
After only nine rounds into the AFL season, punters and tipsters have already drawn a line through the Adelaide Crows as potential top eight material. In fact, the only type of betting most punters are considering them for at the moment is the Wooden Spoon. But, I’m going to throw the question out there one
There have been many Supercoach flops this year, but none more so that Cameron Wood from Collingwood. The Magpies picked up Wood form Brisbane in 2009 with the hope his ruck work could elevate Josh Fraser further up the ground, and start to actually win some hitouts. But, the plan didn’t work, and the pies
If Round 9 of the AFL showed us one thing, it was not to discount the pre season premiership favourites. Going into the 2010 premiership season, there were four main contenders for the flag. They were Geelong, St. Kilda, Western Bulldogs and Hawthorn. (more…)
So it seems the talk this week is all about Jason Akermanis’ comments about gay footballers in the AFL. The veteran midfielder cam out and basically told all homosexual footballers to remain in the closet, and not to come out. His remarks come as a few stars are expected to go public about their homosexuality
Mature age rookies have been a huge talking point so far this season. For those of you who don’t know, a mature age rookie is someone you can add to your list, without having too put too much commitment into them, and also someone who is old enough to go straight into the first grade
Everyone is jumping on the James Podsiadly train for the Coleman Medal, and it seems to be the main talking point when you mention his name these days. But, as well as kicking goals, the mature age rookie also does a good job of accumulating Supercoach and Dreamteam points. For any online coach or manager,
When it come to players to buy for you Dream Team, Lindsay Gilbee is one that comes to mind very quickly. The Western Bulldogs midfielder has been a quiet achiever for the past five years, and is one of those players who really doesn’t receive the recognition he deserves. Gilbee is nothing short of class.
What is going on in the west?? In the past decade we have seen a remarkable turnaround of two sides. On one hand we had the super successful West Coast Eagles, who dominated the competition for the majority of the past years and had a premierships to show for their efforts. (more…)
It has only taken seven round of the 2010 AFL season for the jury to be out on one of the leagues pre season favourites. Hawthorn set the footy world alight in 2008 when they surprisingly showed up the more fancied Geelong to take out the Grand Final, and to go down as one of
Grand final-week television regulars such as The Footy Show ‘s Brownlow Street Talk segment could become a relic of the past
St Kilda’s Max Hudghton confirms what the footy world had long suspected: this season was his last
A video pumping up the new GC17 club mascot has emerged on the video sharing site, YouTube
The AFL has released a new television commercial designed to spruik the game and gain an edge over rival codes.
The new ad features several of the game’s current top players showing off their football skills in other sporting events