It’s been many a year since we saw such a competitive Rhyce Shaw Medal as in 2015. Don’t get me wrong, we’ve had some elite performances before. Ballantine’s epic stinkfest in 2013 comes to mind and certainly last year Lewis Jetta and Kurt Tippett were in a tight contest for mediocrity. But this year, […]
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The 2015 AFL season is shaping up to be one of the most intriguing yet. But you can read about that anywhere. You come here for foolishly biased fan perspective and sheer comedy. So enjoy this year’s season previews: by the fans, for the fans. The Official Rhyce Shaw predictions, team-by-team. Order as per our […]
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On the biggest stage, with more people than ever before watching, participating and urging them on, Sydney Football Club worked harder than at any time in their club’s history to achieve their goal. Everyone played their role – the back line, the forward line, the ruck and midfield. And when the dust had settled, an […]
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As a North Melbourne fan, seeing my team get pantsed by Sydney in the Preliminary Final is disappointing, to say the least. But there is a silver lining. The Rhyce Shaw Medal could – perhaps for the last time – be won by Rhyce Shaw himself. This is not to be taken lightly His Shawship, noblest […]
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This was not your grand-daddy’s Rhyce Shaw Medal count. This was not a ‘contest’, in the traditional sense of the word. It was a one-sided, show-ponying parade of incompetence. A single-handed, virtuoso performance that at times defied logic and the laws of football. A Usain Bolt-esque thrashing that left competitors staggering and reeling at the sheer […]
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