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Essays and Opinion

The wonderful Wal & Joy Williams

Andrew Robinson and Andrew Gigacz tell the story of Wal and Joy Williams, and the fine work they've done for the Sandringham Football Club and the VFA. 


Templeton's time

Mic Rees takes us back to 1980, the year Kelvin Templeton shone in an otherwise dismal year for the Dogs, and took home the Brownlow Medal.


Footy Research

Rocking the suburbs

Part five of Jeff Dowsing's Era, era series takes us through the high-scoring late 1960s and into the colourful 1970s. 


Bulldogs find their bark

Why was staunch Port Adelaide supporter John Devaney at Elizabeth Oval watching Central District and West Torrens in July 1967? Read on! 


Treasure Trove

The 1911 WAFL season in review

'Half-back' of the Western Mail reviews the 1911 WAFL season, in which 'Old Easts' again claimed the premiership, and North Fremantle's Phil Matson was judged the season's best player.


The 1905 WAFA season in review

'Mark' of the Western Mail reviews the 1905 WAFA season, which saw West Perth triumph over 'Old Easts', and Dolph Heindrichs acclaimed the 'best all-round' player on the coast. 



The death of Dick Sweetman

The Daily News (WA) reports on the tragic death of East Fremantle great, Dick Sweetman, injured in a match some fifteen months before and bedridden ever since.  



When Hawthorn defeated Carlton by 138 points in round 17, it's final total of 27.11 was the sixth instance of the score in VFL history. It was first recorded by Melbourne in 1990. 11.27 has been a final score just once, kicked by Collingwood in 1976. - Andrew Gigacz

Footy Tube

Umpiring down the years

Channel 31's Local Footy Show takes a look at umpiring down the years. 

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Source: AFL Tables

AFL 2016 Season

To view the 2016 AFL fixture click here.

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 22 68 118.73
2 West Coast 22 66 148.22
3 Hawthorn 22 64 158.40
4 Sydney 22 64 127.12
5 Richmond 22 60 123.09
6 Western Bulldogs 22 56 115.12
7 Adelaide 21 54 115.71
8 North Melbourne 22 52 106.45
9 Port Adelaide 22 48 106.83
10 Geelong 21 48 101.09
11 GWS 22 44 99.00
12 Collingwood 22 40 106.25
13 Melbourne 22 28 76.96
14 St Kilda 22 26 78.40
15 Essendon 22 24 74.04
16 Gold Coast 22 18 72.90
17 Brisbane 22 16 67.52
18 Carlton 22 16 64.78

On this day in Footy

« Nov 28   November 29   Nov 30 »
1915Chris Fogarty (ESS, UNIV) died
1958Grant Lawrie (FITZ, STK) was born
1959Brian Gilmore (YARRA, FOOTS) died
1968Danny Noonan (BRIS) was born
2004Des Nisbet (STK) died


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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 110 - What a comeback!

Gigs takes a look at an amazing comeback from the SANFL Under 18s earlier this year that will take some beating. 


Micro Noises 109: Fixture forecasts

Gigs goes over the 2016 AFL fixture with a fine-toothed comb, and sums up the trade period in a dozen or easy anagrams. 


Footy Blogs

Gigs Ladder Comp - Premiership update

We have a winner in this year's edition of the Gigs Ladder Comp. Find out who that luck person is!


Gigs Ladder Comp - Finals Week 3

With only the Grand Final to play, we have a new leader in Gigs Ladder Comp!


Gigs Ladder Comp - Finals Week 2

It's a ding-doing battle between Adam Cardosi and the Footy Maths Institute for ladder glory and there's a host of others still vying for bronze!


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* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.