Year

2018

All posts published in 2018

193 posts

Geelong v Swans
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Buddy joins the all-time greats

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IT TAKES a very special player to push the mighty Alex Jesaulenko out of a team of all-time champions, but GEOFF POULTER reckons that Buddy Franklin has now earned that honour: THE time has come. Buddy must be included in the best team of all time. On the benc... More »

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The flag the players owned, not the coach

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COACHES USUALLY get the credit for masterminding any premiership win but that wasn’t quite the case the last time Carlton saluted, writes RON REED: DAVID PARKIN coached Carlton to three premierships and Hawthorn to one and it goes without saying that he is pro... More »

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Hamish hurls his way to silver

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TASSIE JAVELIN thrower Hamish Peacock is one of the truly colourful characters of track and field. JOHN CRAVEN tracks him from a Burnie cricket ball-throwing competition to a silver medal at the Gold Coast Games. More »

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Footy crush is a tragedy waiting to happen

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FOOTY FANS have grown used to the crush and the queueing trying to get on to trains after big games at the MCG and Etihad Stadium. But, could they be putting their lives at risk? PAUL GOUGH recalls the Hillsborough tragedy in Britain and warns that it could ha... More »