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Media Release: Eight new members have been inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.
In response to a question from a fan, Andrew Gigacz looks at past V/AFL teams that have flown out of the blocks before falling short of finals.
A summary of the awards and honours bestowed in the 2021 AFL season, compiled by Andrew Gigacz.
A summary of the awards and honours bestowed in the 2020 AFL season, compiled by Andrew Gigacz.
Fitzroy Pete, aka Peter Carter has released a book that will warm the cockles of all Lions' fans, young and old.
Andrew Gigacz presents a summary of the awards and honours bestowed at the conclusion of the 2019 AFL season.
The latest editions of John Devaney's The Footy Flashbacks A-Z of Australian Football Clubs, are now available.
Andrew Gigacz presents a summary of the awards and honours bestowed conclusion of the 2018 AFL season.
At the grand old age of 93, Gigs's Mum has passed on. Here is his tribute to her wonderful, generous life.
Andrew Gigacz presents a summary of the AFL's 2017 club best and fairest award winners.
Simon Huggard, grandson of Richmond's Frank, tells a family story of Tiger redemption and joy after a chance meeting at Saturday's Grand Final.
Andrew Gigacz reports on the 2017 Brownlow Medal count, with Dustin Martin of Richmond becoming the sixth Tiger to win the coveted award.
The challenge confronting the Bulldogs this weekend bears a remarkable resemblance to the one faced by the Doggies in 1955, writes Andrew Gigacz.
The latest in the Footy Almanac series, The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017, will be launched at the North Fitzroy Arms hotel this Thursday.
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?
We'd like to announce the winner of Gigsy's Ladder Comp, but, well, you know... Mum's the word!
Andrew Gigacz takes a look back at the 2016 Brownlow Medal count, with the 'Moggs Creek Maestro', Patrick Dangerfield, the big winner.
In his australianfootball.com debut, Nick Fredriksson tells the story of the only VFL/AFL game in history to have had the result overturned on protest.
It's the business end of the footy season and the same for Gigsy's Ladder Comp, which sees Chris T leading.
With tongue firmly in cheek, Andrew Gigacz suggests the decline of a once-great club can be pinpointed to a single moment.
While others bounce up and down all over the place, one person remains unmoved at the head of the table in Gigsy's Ladder Comp. Can anyone dislodge Al W?
Tom Wills' grave lies sadly crumbling. Phil Dimitriadis and Marius Cuming tell us how we can help with its restoration.
By breaking the LAW you get AL W, and he continues to be the leader in Gigsy's Ladder Comp.
Gigsy's Mum has taken a tumble and Al W has moved into the lead in Gigsy's Ladder Comp!
There's been a change at the top of the AFL ladder, but in Gigsy's Ladder Comp, Gigsy's Mum remains unmoved.
Kicking off a premiership defence with five wins on the trot is a good thing, yeah? Maybe not, says Gigs.
Men's AFL is back, and so is Micro Noises. Andrew Gigacz looks at Hawthorn's one-point win and invokes Mozart to describe Gold Coast's AFLW loss.
Port Melbourne and South Melbourne star Billy McGee made his VFL debut with South 120 years ago. Having won VFA premierships with Port in 1897 and 1901, McGee played 51 games over four seasons for the Bloods before returning to the Borough in 1907. — Andrew Gigacz
Richmond's Bert James was born 100 years ago today. James only played three games for the Tigers, all in 1947, but they resulted in three victories. James died in 1992, aged 69.— Andrew Gigacz
ESS 16.9 (105) | NTH 15.9 (99) Round 12
GOALS Essendon: Langford 4; Perkins, Merrett, Martin, Guelfi 2; Stringer, Menzie, Draper, D'Ambrosio North Melbourne: Zurhaar 4; Larkey, Coleman-Jones 2; Tucker, Thomas, Scott, Phillips, McDonald, Goldstein, Stephenson BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Ril ..
GWS 15.14 (104) | RICH 16.14 (110) Round 12
GOALS Greater Western Sydney: Greene 3; Briggs 2; Riccardi, Brown, Hogan, O'Halloran, Callaghan, Daniels, Ward, Bedford, Cadman, Fahey Richmond: Riewoldt 5; Clarke, Pickett 2; Taranto, Mansell, Bolton, Graham, McIntosh, Ryan, Prestia BE ..
PORT 23.13 (151) | HAW 14.12 (96) Round 12
GOALS Port Adelaide: Finlayson, Marshall 5; Rioli 4; Houston 2; Wines, Burton, Horne-Francis, Butters, Rozee, Byrne-Jones, McEntee Hawthorn: Breust 5; Lewis 3; Brockman, Impey, Newcombe, C. Macdonald, Butler, Amon BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Sop ..
WBULL 10.15 (75) | GEEL 15.7 (97) Round 12
GOALS Western Bulldogs: Weightman, Ugle-Hagan, Treloar, Smith, Richards, O'Donnell, Naughton, Macrae, Lobb, Daniel Geelong: Hawkins, Cameron, Rohan 2; Tuohy, Stewart, Stengle, Miers, Knevitt, Close, Bruhn, Blicavs, O.Henry BEST - AFL.COM.AU ..
SUNS 16.16 (112) | ADEL 13.9 (87) Round 12
GOALS Gold Coast: Lukosius 5, King 3, Humphrey, Anderson, Casboult 2; Rowell, Jeffrey Adelaide: Fogarty 3; Walker, Keays 2; Rachele, Pedlar, O'Brien, Murphy, Milera, Dawson BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Michael Whiting) Gold Coast: Lukosius, Anderson ..
WCE 8.9 (57) | COLL 18.12 (120) Round 12
GOALS West Coast: Allen 3; Clark, Kelly, Long, O'Neill, Sheed Collingwood: Daicos, Hill, Johnson, Mihocek 3; Cox 2; Adams, Crisp, Harrison, Mitchell BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Nathan Schmook) West Coast: Sheed, Kelly, Yeo, Allen, Duggan, Williams Col ..
MELB 8.13 (61) | CARL 6.8 (44) Round 12
GOALS Melbourne: Fritsch 2; Petracca, Neal-Bullen, Pickett, Spargo, van Rooyen, Gawn Carlton: McKay 3; Acres, Curnow, Fisher BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Sarah Black) Melbourne: Petracca, Viney, Langdon, Lever, van Rooyen, Rivers Carlton: Cripps, ..
ADEL 14.11 (95) | BRIS 10.18 (78) Round 11
GOALS Adelaide: Walker 3; Thilthorpe, Pedlar, Rankine 2; Keays, Fogarty, McHenry, Rachele, Soligo Brisbane: Cameron 4; Daniher 2; Rich, Rayner, Zorko, McCluggage BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Ben Somerford) Adelaide: Rankine, Keays, Laird, Dawson, Murray, ..
RICH 9.13 (67) | PORT 10.17 (77) Round 11
GOALS Richmond: Taranto 4; Martin 2; Ryan, Clarke, Bolton Port Adelaide: Wines, Mead, McEntee, Lord, Horne-Francis, Finlayson, Drew, Byrne-Jones, Butters, Burton BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Sarah Black) Richmond: Taranto, Prestia, Bolton, Short, Ba ..