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Has the AFL got it right in 2012?

The AFL has had an overwhelmingly successful season and the fast approaching finals will likely be the icing on the delicious cake that is AFL in 2012. The final eight has shifted all year with no team sitting clearly above the rest but finally the ladder is set. Five birds are perched in the top … Continue reading

Fevola: Reformed?

 AFL bad boy. Two time Coleman medallist. Dancing with the Stars semi finalist. All titles that Brendan Fevola has accrued over time. A lot can be said about the Fevalenko. Some say he’s a naturally talented larrikin who fell off the rails and some regard him as a no good thug who dragged the game … Continue reading

Nothing like a good thumping to fuel the fire

On a chilly Saturday 22,000 brave souls made their way out to ANZ stadium in western Sydney to watch the AFL’s new boys get destroyed by their cross-town rivals. The Swans cruised to a comfortable victory 19.18 (132) against GWS’ 5.8 (38). Two comfortable victories in these two games between the Sydney sides have led … Continue reading

Racism not a problem for AFL

Another AFL season, another racist slur directed at an indigenous player. Sadly, it seems that these two things will be forever linked. But the AFL must not carry the blame and responsibility for this act. This time it was emerging indigenous player Joel Wilkinson who was verbally abused by a Collingwood fan when the Pies … Continue reading