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Essays and Opinion

Hooroo hoodoo - Part 2

A week after breaking their Kardinia Park hoodoo in 1972, the Bulldogs tried to break another at Victoria Park. Mic Rees tells the tale.


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.


Footy Research

Port in Perth - Port Adelaide's 1910 WA tour

John Devaney takes us back more than a century to 1910, when Port Adelaide impressed all and sundry on a trip to Western Australia.


Safe at home, and away: 1949-1959

In part three of his Era, era series, which looks at distinctive VFL/AFL periods, Jeff Dowsing looks at the years 1949 to 1959.


Treasure Trove

Hawthorn first V/AFL match

The opening round of 1925 VFL season saw the entry into the league of three new clubs, among them Hawthorn. Old Boy of the Argus reports on the Mayblooms initial effort vs Richmond. 


The sport that really matters

The 'Ramber', of the Referee (Sydney) marvels at the 'football fever' of Melbourians, who despite being great sports lovers, clearly favour one game above all others.



The death of Kickero

The Argus reports on the death of famed Herald journalist, Tom Kelynack, better known to football followers as 'Kickero'. The Sporting Globe reports on Kickero's retirement in 1930.



Perhaps Melbourne, without a premiership since 1964, should push for all future AFL Grand Finals to be played on October 9th. The Demons have won the only two V/AFL matches ever played on this date, the Grand Final of 1926 and the Grand Final Replay in 1948. - Andrew Gigacz

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2015 Grand Final highlights

Relive the highlights of Hawthorn's big win over West Coast in Saturday's Grand Final.

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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 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

« Oct 08   October 09   Oct 10 »
1921Ken Shadbolt (MELB) was born
1928Tony Yaksich (WPER) was born
1957Des English (CARL) was born
1989Ahmed Saad (BLUES, STK) was born
2002Bill Morrow (MELB) died


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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 108: Hot Hawks

Gigs takes a look at some premiership numbers as we ponder where the current Hawthorn side sits on the Greatest of All list.


Micro Noises 107: It's hotting up!

Gigs looks at the hottest Grand Finals in history and foreshadows a win for the Hawks by the narrowest of margins. 


Footy Blogs

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!


Gigs Ladder Comp - Round 20

Round 20 and Adam Cardosi and the Footy Maths Institute are still one and two in the Gigs Ladder Comp. But others, including Gigs himself, are threatening. 


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