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Essays and Opinion

Neglected heroes: The Hall of Fame

Induction into the Australian Football Hall of Fame is a great honour, but as Adam Cardosi argues, the heroes of the first sixty years of the game have been virtually ignored.


Pompey Austin - Aboriginal pioneer

Trevor Ruddell recounts the remarkable, largely forgotten story of pioneer indigenous footballer Albert "Pompey" Austin.


Footy Research

1900 VFL Final - Fuchsias' farcical flag

The manner of Melbourne's 1900 VFL premiership was the source of great controversy, writes John Devaney.


The game that never was

In this essay from Australia's Game, Jack Clancy, who who passed away on March 23rd aged 79, recounts the story of his only VFL game.


Treasure Trove

The finest full forward

Percy Taylor of the Argus looks back at some of the great full forwards from Victoria and pronounces his finest of all time.


Old football days - some Geelong gallants

In 1930, Donald MacDonald and T. P. Walsh took a nostalgic look at the great footballers, in particular those of Geelong, of the 1880s.



The death of Syd Barker

Old Boy of the Argus reports the death in 1930 of Syd Barker, premiership captain of North Melbourne in the VFA and premiership captain-coach of Essendon in the VFL.



Essendon and St Kilda have met twice on April 19th, with the Saints triumphant both times, by 38 points in 1958 and by three points in 1980, when Phil Carman was infamously reported for head-butting boundary umpire Graham Carbery. - Andrew Gigacz

Footy Tube

1977 VFL Grand Final - Magpies v North

The last few minutes of the 1977 drawn Grand Final, including "Twiggy" Dunne's famous mark. For match details click here.

Jeff Dowsing looks back at the game.

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Source: AFL Tables

AFL 2014 Season

For a complete summary of the 2014 AFL season, including the fixture, results and ladder, click here.

2014 AFL Ladder

# Club P Pts %
1 Hawthorn 4 16 168.52
2 Geelong 4 16 157.98
3 Port Adelaide 4 12 163.70
4 West Coast 4 12 140.91
5 Fremantle 5 12 125.67
6 Collingwood 5 12 102.99
7 North Melbourne 5 12 101.30
8 Essendon 4 8 119.69
9 GWS 4 8 109.40
10 Richmond 5 8 99.33
11 Sydney 5 8 96.47
12 Western Bulldogs 4 8 83.67
13 Gold Coast 4 8 79.18
14 St Kilda 4 8 75.70
15 Adelaide 4 4 83.95
16 Melbourne 4 4 63.72
17 Carlton 4 0 65.90
18 Brisbane 5 0 53.85


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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 50 - Happy anniversary!

Move over Mike Sheahan! Gigs has come up with his own anniversary edition of footy's top 50.


Micro Noises 49 - Shrinking Giants

Gigs has uncovered a truly disturbing trend at Greater Western Sydney. Will a nickname change be required?


Footy Blogs

Sleeve Tattoo Team of the Century

Chris Tetaz has put together a VFL/AFL Sleeve Tattoo Team of the Century. What do you think, of his team of ink?


Gigs Ladder Comp 2014

It's back for a 24th season - it's the "set it and forget it" Gigs Ladder Comp! Join in the fun!


Full Points Footy author's new eBook

John Devaney, the founder of's predecessor Full Points Footy has a new e-book out.


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