Andrew Gigacz reviews Nick Richardson's meticulously researched look back at the place of football - and footballers - in the Great War.
From his 1978 book, 100 Greatest Players, Jim Main looks at Dinny Ryan, a Fitzroy star whose time at the Maroons was overshadowed by the great Haydn Bunton.
| 19 Jan 2017
The Australasian's Old Boy reports on the closing stages of the 1940 VFL season and the problems arising from having a 'final four', rather than a 'final six'.
| 20 Jan 2017
Old Boy of the Argus reports on Essendon Asscoation's convincing victory over Footscray in the Victorian Football Association's premiership decider for 1912.
| 20 Jan 2017
Swan Districts' Andy Holmes turns 50 years old today. Holmes played 137 matches for the Swans between 1986 and 1995 and was a member of the 1990 premiership side. - Andrew Gigacz
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Gigs celebrates Friday the 13th by looking at players who have debuted on the date and discusses the merits of the 13 players to have played exactly 152 V/AFL matches.
Andrew Gigacz | 13 Jan 2017
We'd like to announce the winner of Gigsy's Ladder Comp, but, well, you know... Mum's the word!
Andrew Gigacz | 16 Oct 2016
Andrew Gigacz takes a look back at the 2016 Brownlow Medal count, with the 'Moggs Creek Maestro', Patrick Dangerfield, the big winner.
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