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Equal opportunity for Cazaly and co

Equal opportunity for Cazaly and co

The list of two-club V/AFL players runs into the thousands but only 62 of those, Andrew Gigacz reveals, have played exactly the same number of games for each of their clubs.

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When the honeymoon is over

When the honeymoon is over

History correctly predicted Melbourne would begin their 2021 premiership defence with a win but does it suggest the Demons can go back-to-back in 2022? Andrew Gigacz investigates.

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Footy Research

Two-Way Traffic: Port Adelaide⇄Richmond

Two-Way Traffic: Port Adelaide⇄Richmond

Ahead of Thursday's Richmond vs Port Adelaide match, Andrew Gigacz looks at the 11 footballers who have turned out for both clubs.

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Two-Way Traffic: Fitzroy+Brisbane⇄South Melbourne+Sydney

Two-Way Traffic: Lions⇄Swans

Andrew Gigacz takes a look at the footballers who have played for both Fitzroy/Brisbane and South Melbourne/Sydney.

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Treasure Trove

Fitzroy premiers

Fitzroy premiers

The Age's football correspondent Pivot, reports on Fitzroy's Grand Final win over Collingwood in 1922 to claim its seventh VFL premiership.

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Melbourne's 1933 plan succeeded

Melbourne's 1933 plan succeeded

The Herald's Bert Barclay looks at how the foundations of Melbourne's 1939 premiership-winning  team were laid in 1933 by 'Checker' Hughes and Percy Page. 

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Obituaries

The death of Ted Fleming

The death of Ted Fleming

The Riverine Herald and Table Talk staff writers report on the tragic death of Ted Fleming, former Melbourne and University player in the VFL.

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GIGA BITE

First recorded by Geelong in 1897 and most recently by the Western Bulldogs last year, 5.7 has been a final score 98 times across 126 V/AFL seasons. Its reverse – 7.5 – has been recorded 78 times. — Andrew Gigacz

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Hawthorn vs Melbourne 1964

A look back at the Hawks and Melbourne in the penultimate round of 1964. The result of the match would be the difference between finishing on top of the ladder and missing finals.

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AFL 2022 Season

For a complete summary of the 2022 AFL season, including the fixture, results and ladder, click here.

2022 AFL Ladder

# Club P Pts %
1 Melbourne 15 48 139.60
2 Geelong 15 44 135.58
3 Brisbane 15 44 126.93
4 Fremantle 15 44 121.34
5 Carlton 15 40 112.14
6 Collingwood 15 40 106.09
7 Richmond 15 36 117.78
8 Sydney 15 36 117.07
9 St. Kilda 15 36 108.15
10 Western Bulldogs 15 32 115.74
11 Gold Coast 15 28 109.45
12 Port Adelaide 15 28 103.89
13 Greater Western Sydney 15 20 92.89
14 Adelaide 15 20 84.40
15 Hawthorn 15 16 84.78
16 Essendon 15 16 80.54
17 West Coast 15 8 57.13
18 North Melbourne 15 4 49.54

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Micro Noises

Micro Noises 207: Will it end in tears?

Kicking off a premiership defence with five wins on the trot is a good thing, yeah? Maybe not, says Gigs.

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Micro Noises 206: Mozart madness

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.

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Footy Blogs

Australian Football Hall of Fame 2022

Media Release: Eight new members have been inducted into the AFL Hall of Fame.

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Football's falls from grace

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.

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AFL 2021 season awards and honours

A summary of the awards and honours bestowed in the 2021 AFL season, compiled by Andrew Gigacz.

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Footnotes

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