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Flag honour for old Swan at last

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THERE WAS nothing Bob Skilton didn’t do in footy – except win a premiership, and now even that has been rectified to some extent, writes RON REED. More »

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Wayne the Great grabs the award that grips the game

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FOR SOME footy followers it’s bigger than the Brownlow, far tougher to win and contested furiously by a phalanx of footy’s favourite callers. The sole judge, LAWRENCE MONEY, can now reveal the Boot In Mouth champion of 2018: BY season’s end, the 2017 Boot In M... More »

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FOR PETE’S SAKE IT’S ONLY A GAME

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IT’S NOT quite true that there’s no such thing as a likeable Collingwood supporter, admits long time Magpie hater RON REED. But that doesn’t mean he’s barracking for them. More »

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The agony and the ecstasy of a Magpie martyr

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HE TIPPED them for the flag, but we knew he was only kidding. He had to be! Now, he’s only one win off being an oracle. TERRY BROWN is getting ready for the Grand Final after a season only a true Magpie could imagine and endure. More »

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Barassi takes Sam out on a high

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THE WEEK IN SPORT: LOVE HIM or loathe him, Sam Newman was never boring on The Footy Show, from which he has now foreshadowed his exit. Chief Writer RON REED is a fan. More »

The knee Museum. Artwork Gordon Napier
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Footy needs a knee museum

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WE already have a National Sports Museum, but it fails to encompass the terrible epidemic inflicting AFL. LAWRENCE MONEY proposes an awesome new structure to  pay homage to the all-important knee. More »