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Essays and Opinion

The SAFL and the Great War

Trevor Gyss looks back at the 1915 SAFL season, the last before the comp was discontinued for the duration, and the South Australian footballers who went onto enlist.


Hooroo hoodoo

Mic Rees takes us back to 1972 and down Geelong Road to see if Footscray could break a 27-year Kardinia Park hoodoo.


Footy Research

Cliffhanger at Bassendean

The battle for top spot in late 1993 between Swan Districts and South Fremantle was every bit the cliffhanger it promised to be. John Devaney tells the story.


A sport on the verge of cracking

John Devaney recalls the 1985 season across Australia, one which saw tensions between the state leagues mounting, not long before the formation of a national competition.


Treasure Trove

Norwood traditions: Some famous players

Writing in the SA Mail on the eve of the 1925 Grand final won by Norwood, A.S.Diamond, son of a founder, provides a potted history of the famous club and it's greats.


The spirit of Phil Matson

In the wake of Phil Matson's death, East Perth had struggled to maintain its winning form. Kudex of The Daily News reports on a club function designed to reinvigorate the club's fortunes. 



The death of Barney Murphy

The Mirror reports on the death of Barney Murphy, late of the star-studded Carlton club of the 1870s. An 'old pal', 'Old Dark Blue', adds his memories in the Daily News.



South Melbourne and Fitzroy drew on this day in 1974, both sides finishing on exactly 100. That match remains the only draw it have been recorded on May 4th. - Andrew Gigacz

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VFL 1971 and 1972

Sandy Roberts looks back at the 1971 and 1972 Victorian Football League seasons.

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Source: AFL Tables

AFL 2015 Season

For a complete summary of the 2015 AFL season, including the fixture, results and ladder, click here.

2015 AFL Ladder

# Club P Pts %
1 Fremantle 5 20 151.10
2 Collingwood 5 16 147.53
3 Western Bulldogs 5 16 104.75
4 Hawthorn 5 12 149.86
5 West Coast 5 12 145.92
6 Sydney 5 12 118.26
7 Adelaide 5 12 111.40
8 GWS 5 12 102.87
9 Essendon 5 12 98.16
10 Port Adelaide 5 12 96.70
11 Richmond 5 8 111.83
12 North Melbourne 5 8 90.62
13 Melbourne 5 8 81.78
14 Geelong 5 8 78.42
15 Gold Coast 5 4 86.92
16 St Kilda 5 4 80.83
17 Carlton 5 4 71.96
18 Brisbane 5 0 51.01


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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 85: Tiger trouble ahead

There's a stack of omens piling up against Richmond this week. Gigs tells the tale of the terrible Tiger tape.


Micro Noises 84: Cats incredible!

Geelong has occupied three different ladder positions in three weeks. Gigs is wondering what the record is. The historical hunt is on!


Footy Blogs

The 2015 Gigs Ladder Comp

It's back for the 25th consecutive year! Join in the fun of the Gigs Ladder Comp, the greatest ladder competition in the known universe.


In search of the 1978 VFA Grand Final

Paul Bolger's son Chris would love to sit down with his dad and watch the 1978 VFA Grand Final. Paul kept Sam Kekovich to just one goal in that match.


Putting a face to a name

Bob Gartland and Col Hutchinson are trying to track down photos of every Geelong player since 1877. Can you help?


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* Behinds calculated from the 1974 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.