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Essays and Opinion

Malthouse at the Doghouse - 1985

Almost 30 years ago, Mick Malthouse came very close to taking a team to a Grand Final in just his second season as a VFL coach. Footscray fan Mic Rees recalls the day the Dogs fell just short.


A one-way ticket to frustration

Personal experience with the AFL's new pricing structure moved Andrew Gigacz to have his say on the cost of a ticket to the footy.


Footy Research

The first Grand Final - Norwood v Port

John Devaney looks back at the very first match in a major competition to decide a premiership, which took place on Saturday 5 October 1889 in the colony of South Australia. 


Piggybacking on heartbreak

In this extract from Playing to Win, Michael Gordon looks at the aftermath of the 2012 Grand Final and how Hawthorn took its first steps toward redemption in 2013.


Treasure Trove

Modern football standards

Argus columnist Ivor Warne-Smith address the issue of whether modern players [in 1938] are as good as they were; and is the game better or worse? The answer is 'yes and no'.


Ex Subiaco trainer recalls forty years of footy

On the eve of the 1951 WANFL Grand final, former Subiaco trainer Charlie Leach looks back over four decades of WA footy and tells the Mirror that the game ain't what it used to be.



The death of Ossie Bertram

The Register (SA) reports on the death in Perth from typhoid fever of former Norwood champion footballer and rower, Oswald Bertram, aged 24.



Hawthorn made its first VFL visit to Victoria Park on this day in 1925. Despite being at the bottom of the ladder, the Mayblooms put up a reasonable performance against second-placed Collingwood and were within seven points at the last change, before the Magpies settled to win by 24. - Andrew Gigacz

Footy Tube

1974 SANFL Grand Final - Sturt v Glenelg

Highlights of the 1974 SANFL Grand Final between Sturt and Glenelg.

For match details click here.

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Source: AFL Tables

AFL 2014 Season

For a complete summary of the 2014 AFL season, including the fixture, results and ladder, click here.

2014 AFL Ladder

# Club P Pts %
1 Sydney 20 64 142.72
2 Geelong 20 64 112.84
3 Hawthorn 20 60 138.54
4 Port Adelaide 21 56 132.42
5 Fremantle 20 56 128.84
6 North Melbourne 20 48 116.71
7 Essendon 20 44 105.84
8 Adelaide 20 40 111.24
9 Richmond 20 40 104.49
10 Collingwood 20 40 96.86
11 Gold Coast 20 40 96.81
12 West Coast 20 36 111.08
13 Carlton 21 28 89.29
14 Western Bulldogs 20 28 83.23
15 Brisbane 20 28 71.47
16 GWS 20 20 74.81
17 Melbourne 20 16 69.51
18 St Kilda 20 16 61.27


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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 66 - 56 points to '63

Gigs reckons everything points to another Hawthorn v Geelong Grand Final in 2014. Read on to find out why.


Micro Noises 65 - An L of a difference

He's still 20 short of the 200-game mark, but Geelong's Joel Selwood reaches a very special milestone this week. Gigs explains.


Footy Blogs

A Bulldog - not quite through & through

Andrew Gigacz pays tribute to his dad, never a great fan of footy but a Bulldog nonetheless.


Gigs Ladder Comp - Round 21

Is there no stopping Tom R in this year's ladder comp? Catch up on the round 21 update of the Gigs Ladder Comp.


Once a Jolly Ruckman ....

...camped by a behind post? Very old Fitzroy fans would turn in their graves, not so old would shake their heads when the club in 1962 moved to change its  song.


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