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.
Officially it was Port Adelaide versus Glenelg but, as John Devaney explains, in reality it was Port versus the rest of South Australia.
| 20 Oct 2014
A look back at Footscray's successes and a glance forward at the Tricolours' 1940 prospects by Reg "Old Boy" Wilmott in the Australasian.
| 13 Oct 2014
Reg 'Old Boy' Wilmott writing for the Australasian reports on the history of the North Melbourne club, which in 1940 was still struggling to find its way in the VFL.
| 10 Oct 2014
Happy 76th birthday to Geelong's 1963 premiership captain FRED WOOLLER. Wooller played 132 matches for the Cats between 1956 and 1964. It's quite fitting that Geelong was near the top of the ladder in his two years as captain, as he is an anagram of ROOF DWELLER. - Andrew Gigacz
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Trade week has provided Gigs with plenty of fodder for anagrams. Check them out and see if you can solve the riddle of this week's mystery team.
Andrew Gigacz | 14 Oct 2014
A WWI match at the Queen's Club, Kensington in London is famous but there were other matches, in far less pleasant surroundings, writes Brian Membrey.
Brian Membrey | 8 Oct 2014
With the best winning score in the Ladder Comp's 24-year history, Tom R takes out the prize in 2014.
Andrew Gigacz | 5 Oct 2014
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