Aug 212014
Brownlow Talk: Round 21 review

Round 21 can be dubbed a carnage round, as a handful of main Brownlow contenders fell victim to injury left, right and centre. Josh Kennedy was the first to go down with a minor hamstring strain, Scott Pendlebury injured himself in Collingwood’s pre-game warmup and Dayne Beams sustained a knee injury during that very same [...]

Aug 202014
TAC Cup wrap: Round 16

Bendigo Pioneers 7.8 (50) Eastern Ranges 13.11 (89) Bendigo goals: D. Davie 2, J. Chisari, R. Free, B. Poyser, L. Ryan, S. Harper. Eastern goals: C. Jones 3, N. Lane 2, R. Harvey 2, L. Jeffs 2, J. Parsons, L. Wilson, S. Weideman, B. Hardwick. Bendigo best: L. Tardrew, D. Davie, T. Cole, H. Conway, J. Chisari Eastern [...]

Aug 202014
Ablett’s absence exposes Gold Coast's vulnerability

Heading into round 17, Gold Coast sat eighth on the AFL ladder. They had just come off an inspiring win with no rotations for the whole of the last quarter against Collingwood in round 16. Their extremely talented midfield continued to be marveled at from AFL fans all over the country. ‘Ablett, Swallow, Prestia, O’Meara, [...]

Aug 192014
BFGN Team of the Week: Round 21

And then there was four again. For most of the season, there’s been a sense of inevitability that we would be watching Hawthorn and Sydney duel it out on the last Saturday in September. Ross Lyon has other ideas, though, with Sunday evening’s performance in which Fremantle found the perfect balance between defence and attack. [...]

Aug 172014
Brownlow Talk: Round 20 review

The time has arrived. Gary Ablett, having been ruled out for the year, has almost completely lost grip on the Brownlow as Joel Selwood meets him atop of the BFGN Brownlow Leaderboard for the first time this season. Last year these two players fought it out in the remaining rounds, with Ablett claiming the win [...]