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 […]Read more "2015 AFL Season Preview"
Ah, AFL Trade Week. Is there another event in all of sports that has so much hype for so little reward? Routinely, trade week means nothing. Just rumors, innuendo, and the inevitable news that a player who was mediocre on one team has decided to go and be mediocre on another team. BUT NOT THIS […]Read more "Gill and Pad’s Excellent Adventure: A Trade ‘Week’ Rundown"
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 […]Read more "2014 Rhyce Shaw Medal"
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 […]Read more "The AFL Silver Linings Playbook"
There is a fantastic scene in one of the all-time great Simpsons episodes, “Homer At The Bat.” Mr Burns has constructed his MLB superteam that has gradually deconstructed one by one, due to Ken Griffey’s swollen head, Steve Sachs’ innumerable homicide arrests and Don Mattingly’s imaginary sideburns. The Power Plant employees all take their spots back […]Read more "Adam Goodes, Eddie Maguire and the Heartbreak Kid."