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The Game of Their Lives

The Game of Their Lives

Andrew Gigacz reviews Nick Richardson's meticulously researched look back at the place of football - and footballers - in the Great War.

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Tears of a Dog

Tears of a Dog

Andrew Gigacz ponders how the Western Bulldogs' premiership and the events of the two months since the Grand Final have affected him. 

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Footy Research

Jim Main's greatest 100: Murray Weideman

Jim Main's greatest 100: Murray Weideman

From his 1978 book, 100 Greatest Players, Jim Main looks at the man they called The Enforcer, Collingwood's Murray Weideman.

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Jack Dyer reflects on Richmond

Jack Dyer reflects on Richmond

In his 1965 book, Captain Blood, Jack Dyer reminisced about the wonderful characters and events of the time spent with his beloved Tigers.

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Treasure Trove

Collingwood's tenth League pennant

Collingwood's tenth League pennant

Spectator of The Argus reports on yet another flag for Collingwood, as the Magpies defeat South Melbourne to win the 1935 VFL premiership.

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It's on again: Hat-trick? Fever grips the football capital

It's on again: Hat-trick?

Ahead of the 1953 VFL season, The Argus and Geelong's president Jack Jennings pondered the possibility of a premiership hat-trick.

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Obituaries

The death of Jack Conway

The death of Jack Conway

The Mornington and Dromana Standard reports on the death of Jack Conway, a fine Australian cricketer and an early champion footballer and captain at Carlton.

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GIGA BITE

West Coast, which takes on Fremantle in a pre-season challenge match today, had a one-point win over Hawthorn at Waverley Park on this day in 1989. The Eagles won 14.5 to 13.10. - Andrew Gigacz

Footy Tube

1992 WAFL Grand Final: S. Freo v E. Freo

The last few minutes of the 1992 WAFL Grand Final between East Fremantle and South Fremantle.

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Source: AFL Tables

AFL 2017 Season

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For a complete summary of the 2016 AFL season, including the fixture, results and ladder, click here.

2016 AFL Ladder

# Club P Pts %
1 Sydney 22 68 151.19
2 Geelong 22 68 143.82
3 Hawthorn 22 68 118.56
4 GWS 22 64 143.11
5 Adelaide 22 64 138.33
6 West Coast 22 64 129.98
7 Western Bulldogs 22 60 115.41
8 North Melbourne 22 48 105.22
9 St. Kilda 22 48 95.69
10 Port Adelaide 22 40 105.98
11 Melbourne 22 40 97.64
12 Collingwood 22 36 95.60
13 Richmond 22 32 79.49
14 Carlton 22 28 79.27
15 Gold Coast 22 24 78.22
16 Fremantle 22 16 74.28
17 Brisbane 22 12 61.63
18 Essendon 22 12 60.99

On this day in Footy

« Feb 27   February 28   Mar 01 »
1914Mel Rudd (FITZ) was born
1958Arthur Kirk (MELB) died
1994Stephanie Walker (GWS) was born
1996Eric Harrower (STH) died
2008Ian Gillett (STH) died

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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 156: As simple as ABC

Gigs reports that, after three rounds of the season have been played, everything is lining up beautifully for the top AFLW sides—alphabetically at least. 

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Micro Noises 155: Take it away

Records aplenty tumbled in the second round of AFL Women's and Gigs is here to tell us all about it. 

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Footy Blogs

The case for an interstate carnival

Peter Rodgers feels the time is right to resurrect the State of Origin format for Australian rules football. Is there a place for the format in the modern era?

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Gigsy's Ladder Comp: The winner is...

We'd like to announce the winner of Gigsy's Ladder Comp, but, well, you know... Mum's the word!

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Dangerfield's Brownlow

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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Footnotes

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