Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Essays and Opinion

Braybrook, Bulldogs, Burnie & back

Mic Rees catches up with Ray Walker, a Bulldogs stalwart through the first half of the 1960s. Like some other famous Dogs before him, Walker was a Braybrook boy.


The halcyon days of the SANFL

For 113 years the SANFL/SAFA was the highest level of football in South Australia. Randal Williams looks back at the last three decades of that reign and sees a halcyon era by any measure.


Footy Research

From rags to riches: Claremont 1964

Jim Conway took Claremont from wooden spooners to premiers in one single amazing season. John Devaney tells the story of the Tigers' 1964 triumph over Old Easts.


1909 Grand Final: South ends 19-year drought

John Devaney takes us back to 1909, the year South Melbourne broke a VFA/VFL drought that stretched back to 1890.


Treasure Trove

Leadership in football

Jack Worrall of the Australasian proclaims leadership the great essential in football, and names the greatest leaders he has seen on the footy field.


Les Dayman in the doghouse

As told to News' Lawrie Jarvis, Les 'Bro' Dayman, Port Adelaide champion of the 1920s, tells the story of his time at Footscray in the 1930s, and recounts some of his most vivid footy memories. 



The death of 'Markwell' (John Healy)

The Referee reports on the death of football writer and cricket administrator John Healy, best known to readers of the Australasian as 'Markwell'.



Four V/AFL matches have seen a team register 31 behinds as part of its total score. Geelong kicked 21.31  in 1934, while 23 years later Fitzroy registered 10.31. In 1971 Footscray scored 22.31 and in 1985, Hawthorn compiled 11.31. While Fitzroy's score was a losing one, the other three were all winners. - Andrew Gigacz

Footy Tube

Russell Ebert's 1980 Magarey Medal speech

Russell Ebert's acceptance speech on the night of receiving his fourth Magarey Medal in 1980. Watch out for a moment of comedy featuring Port Adelaide's general manager Big Bob McLean at the end.

If you are watching this video from our home page, you can view it in a larger format here

AFL Stats Hub



A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z



Source: AFL Tables

AFL 2015 Season

To view the 2015 AFL fixture click here.

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

2014 AFL Ladder

# Club P Pts %
1 Sydney 22 68 142.88
2 Hawthorn 22 68 140.78
3 Geelong 22 68 113.77
4 Fremantle 22 64 130.40
5 Port Adelaide 22 56 129.92
6 North Melbourne 22 56 117.04
7 Essendon 22 50 106.34
8 Richmond 22 48 105.77
9 West Coast 22 44 116.86
10 Adelaide 22 44 114.05
11 Collingwood 22 44 94.14
12 Gold Coast 22 40 93.74
13 Carlton 22 30 89.75
14 Western Bulldogs 22 28 81.95
15 Brisbane 22 28 69.26
16 GWS 22 24 76.72
17 Melbourne 22 16 68.37
18 St Kilda 22 16 60.76


Community Login

Join our Community (it's Free!)

Remember me

Micro Noises

Micro Noises 77: Summer secrets

Gigs uncovers a 1933 VFL fixture that would have been a commentator's nightmare. And just what is it about Laurie Richards and the number 8?


Micro Noises 76: New Year's honours

Gigs finishes a big year with a crazy cryptic Christmas anagram and some New Year first name fun.


Footy Blogs

Putting a face to a name

Col Hutchinson is on a mission to track down photos of every Geelong player since 1877. Can you help?


Mystery photo - can you help?

Reader Richard McIntosh is looking for help in identifying an old football carnival photo from the early 20th century. 


The best of the Kekovich Brothers?

Chris Tetaz pays tribute to potential AFL superstar who tragically lost his life at the age of just 17.


Update Schedule

While the site boasts a wide range of footy content, new material is constantly being added. To see what we do have, and what we plan to have, click here.