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Essays and Opinion

Braybrook, Bulldogs, Burnie & back

Mic Rees catches up with Ray Walker, a Bulldogs stalwart through the first half of the 1960s. Like some other famous Dogs before him, Walker was a Braybrook boy.


The halcyon days of the SANFL

For 113 years the SANFL/SAFA was the highest level of football in South Australia. Randal Williams looks back at the last three decades of that reign and sees a halcyon era by any measure.


Footy Research

Tigers tame Blues - twice

Carlton headed the ladder in 1921 but, as John Devaney explains, the Blues couldn't stop the Tigers come finals time.


My football nirvana - 1967: South Aust v VFL

John Devaney recalls the day in 1967 that South Australia met the VFL and his infatuation with footy became a full-blown love affair. 


Treasure Trove

When Thurgood copped a hiding

An old Victorian, 'Emerald Hill', reflects to the Daily News (WA) about footy in the old days and some of the memorable games and players of the 80s and 90s.


A riot at the 'G'

The Argus reports on a match in 1915 at the MCG between Melbourne and South Melbourne in which on field incidents sparked a riot, and a scene reminiscent of the Windy Hill brawl sixty years later.



The death of Sam McMichael

Jack Worrall, writing for the Australasian, reports on the death of his old football and cricket team mate, Sam McMichael, one of the great sporting figures of the 1890s.



3.3 has been a final score 16 times in VFL/AFL history. It was first recorded by St Kilda in round 5, 1898 and most recently by Port Adelaide in round 20, 2011. - Andrew Gigacz 

Footy Tube

Eagles v Blues - 1987

After their clash at Mandurah on Friday night, here are West Coast and Carlton in a tight finish at the WACA in round 17, 1987. 

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Source: AFL Tables

AFL 2015 Season

To view the 2015 AFL fixture click here.

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 22 68 142.88
2 Hawthorn 22 68 140.78
3 Geelong 22 68 113.77
4 Fremantle 22 64 130.40
5 Port Adelaide 22 56 129.92
6 North Melbourne 22 56 117.04
7 Essendon 22 50 106.34
8 Richmond 22 48 105.77
9 West Coast 22 44 116.86
10 Adelaide 22 44 114.05
11 Collingwood 22 44 94.14
12 Gold Coast 22 40 93.74
13 Carlton 22 30 89.75
14 Western Bulldogs 22 28 81.95
15 Brisbane 22 28 69.26
16 GWS 22 24 76.72
17 Melbourne 22 16 68.37
18 St Kilda 22 16 60.76


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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 79: The great 58s

This week Gigs looks at new coaches, unique surnames and great 58s.


Micro Noises 78: Four fine 59s

How many players have worn the number 59 on their backs and who were they? Gigs has the answer.


Footy Blogs

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?


Mystery photo - can you help?

Reader Richard McIntosh is looking for help in identifying an old football carnival photo from the early 20th century. 


The best of the Kekovich Brothers?

Chris Tetaz pays tribute to potential AFL superstar who tragically lost his life at the age of just 17.


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