Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


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

Tom Wills, Geelong and Queensland football

Murray Bird's new book reveals that Australian Rules football's Queensland origins go back much further than many might think. 


Sharks sink Subi: The 1985 WAFL Grand Final

East Fremantle and Subiaco turned on a thriller in the 1985 WAFL Grand Final. John Devaney takes us back 30 years to a momentous time in Western Australian football.


Treasure Trove

Footy flounders in Sydney

Letter writers in the sports column of 'The Cynic' in the NSW-based Arrow, praise the Australian game vs Rugby, and explore the reasons why it has nonetheless failed to capture Sydney hearts.


Footy returns to Sydney: 1903 preview

After an eight year hiatus, organised football returned to Sydney in 1903. Arthur Kewin, secretary of the New South Wales League, talks to the Referee about the new competition.



The death of Dolly Christy

The West Australian reports on the death in Adelaide, of famed Melbourne and Fremantle champion David 'Dolly' Christie, who played at senior level for close to three decades.



Only one draw has ever been recorded on this date in VFL/AFL history. On July 2nd, 1927, Essendon and Fitzroy finished locked together on 48, the Dons scoring 6.12 and the Maroons 7.6. It was the third time in six years that the two sides had drawn. - Andrew Gigacz

Footy Tube

Footy Memorabilia

Melbourne's Local Footy Show takes a look at the world of footy memorabilia and collectibles.

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AFL Stats Hub



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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 12 44 135.53
2 West Coast 12 36 153.53
3 Sydney 12 36 131.70
4 Hawthorn 12 32 152.66
5 Collingwood 12 32 127.34
6 Richmond 12 28 109.28
7 Adelaide 12 28 109.11
8 Western Bulldogs 12 28 104.52
9 GWS 12 28 101.03
10 Geelong 12 24 98.42
11 North Melbourne 12 24 96.31
12 Port Adelaide 12 20 97.76
13 Essendon 12 16 84.75
14 St Kilda 12 16 80.60
15 Melbourne 12 16 78.34
16 Carlton 12 12 73.25
17 Brisbane 12 8 66.26
18 Gold Coast 12 4 66.29


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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 93: 300 of the best

In the wake of Corey Enright's 300th match, Gigs looks at which teams perform best when celebrating the milestone. 


Micro Noises 92: Two good, two bad

Gigs brings us up to date with the good, the bad and the confusing from round 11's six matches. 


Footy Blogs

Book launch this Thursday!

Footy fans are invited to the launch of Murray Bird's important book on the origins of Queensland football.


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.


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