AFL Player Movement Typically Complicated Ahead of 2018

The Essendon Bombers are laying their foundation for the 2018 AFL Premiership competition and will offer Western Bulldog forward Jake Stringer a three-year contract if and when he becomes a Bomber. They may be leery, thinking that Jake is just stringing them along to see if he can attract a better offer. Stringer does claim…

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Things Testy in the Crows Camp as Lever Seeks to Become Demon

In the aftermath of their unexpected Grand Final loss to the Richmond Tigers, all is not hugs and kisses in Adelaide, as frustration over two years’ worth of unfulfilled expectations has led to some finger pointing and name calling as the Crows try to pick up the pieces and move forward to 2018. Crows Captain…

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Dew will get his Feet Wet as new Head Coach of Gold Coast Suns

The Gold Coast Suns, or as some might say, Fold Coast, have a new coach for the 2018 AFL season, in what must be considered possibly the second-worst job in the AFL. The main redeeming feature is that at least it is not the Titans for whom Stuart Dew will be doing his coaching next…

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Hodge Fagan Reunion Offers Promise for Last Place Lions

The Brisbane Lions have no place to go but up. Whether they actually secure Luke Hodges, the Hawthorn Hawks great that announced his retirement in the middle of the 2017 AFL season, remains to be seen, but it appears imminent that he will join the spooners for 2018 and reunite with his former coach and…

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Tracey Gaudry Sacked by Hawks Before Name Painted on Door Dries

Chalk it up to the experiment that failed department, as the Hawthorn Hawks have sacked Tracey Gaudry just five months after making her the first woman CEO of an AFL Club. While it is impossible to say that Gaudry was responsible for the Hawks’ flameout in the Toyota 2017 AFL Premiership competition, it is always…

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Delayed Storm Sweeps Cowboys in Thriller 2017 NRL Grand Final

In the end, eight was not enough, as the Melbourne Storm convincingly called a halt to the North Queensland Cowboys’ improbable fairytale NRL finals journey with 34 – 6 rout in front of a less-than capacity crowd at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium. We will leave it in the capable minds of our reader to made the…

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Storm Reveal Tactics for Dealing with North Queensland’s Morgan

For the Melbourne Storm to prevail over the North Queensland Cowboys in the 2017 NRL Grand Final, they will have to find a way to target the Cows’ Michael Morgan, who has displayed the form of a one-man wrecking crew in the finals thus far. Morgan pulled off the seemingly impossible, stepping in for none…

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Recently Retired Hawk Great Hodge now Linked to Lions

Un-retiring is all the rage for professional athletes of late, or at least we can cite the example of Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch, who called time from the Seattle Seahawks following the 2015 NFL season. He returned this season to join the Oakland Raiders, as he considers Oakland his hometown, although he may have to…

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Opinions Divided as to Gary Ablett’s Fairytale Return to Geelong

As they say in the current state of AFL affairs, “Loyalty – Schmoyalty.” That appears to be the accurate and operative phrase for Gary Ablett, who took an armoured carload of money to bolt the Geelong Cats and head north to try to add miracle worker to his AFL resume. Now, it appears that the…

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Knicks Deal Anthony to OKC Thunder for Journeymen and Draft Pick

It is not surprising that New York Knick knockabout Carmelo Anthony had expanded his list of NBA teams for which he was willing to play. He is old and has never really done much of anything for the two teams for which he has played, the Denver Nuggets and the Knicks. All of us become…

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