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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

A sport on the verge of cracking

John Devaney recalls the 1985 season across Australia, one which saw tensions between the state leagues mounting, not long before the formation of a national competition.


Cardies Hang On - West Perth v E. Fremantle

The 1971 WANFL Preliminary Final went down to the wire in what could have been Polly Farmer's last ever match. John Devaney tells the story. 


Treasure Trove

A chat with Bill Strickland

On the eve of the 1914 interstate carnival in Sydney, 'Old Timer' of The Referee, talks with ex-Carlton and Collingwood star Bill Strickland about the Victorian team.


Con Hickey on the champions

'Old-timer' of The Referee talks to ex-Fitzroy champion and secretary of the AFC, Con Hickey, about the forthcoming state carnival in Sydney, and the great champions of the past.



The death of Billy Hanneysee

The Argus and Record report on the death in Cairns of the Port Melbourne champion, and perhaps its greatest ever player, Billy Hanneysee.



Sydney's win over GWS at the SCG yesterday was the sixth in VFL/AFL history to finish with a final score of 111-90. All have been at different venues with the previous five played at Windy Hill, Princes Park, Western Oval, the MCG and Docklands. - Andrew Gigacz

Footy Tube

Playing to Win!

Get excited about the new footy season with John Farnham and the Little River Band and some great footy highlights from the 70s and 80s!

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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 Adelaide 3 12 171.27
2 Sydney 3 12 141.75
3 Fremantle 3 12 138.76
4 Hawthorn 3 8 166.33
5 Richmond 3 8 139.37
6 Collingwood 3 8 125.65
7 GWS 3 8 113.47
8 Essendon 3 8 104.74
9 Western Bulldogs 3 8 85.36
10 West Coast 3 4 110.74
11 North Melbourne 3 4 99.01
12 Melbourne 3 4 83.70
13 Port Adelaide 3 4 82.72
14 St Kilda 3 4 81.85
15 Geelong 3 4 69.97
16 Gold Coast 3 0 80.56
17 Carlton 3 0 65.69
18 Brisbane 3 0 51.40


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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 83: Closing the gap

Brisbane's Ash McGrath finished his AFL career on 214 games last season. Gigs explains why that number is a very important one.


Micro Noises 82: A Tiger triumph?

We're only one round into the season but Gigs already has clues to who will play off for the flag on Grand Final day.


Footy Blogs

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.


Putting a face to a name

Bob Gartland and Col Hutchinson are trying to track down photos of every Geelong player since 1877. Can you help?


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