Archive for August, 2009
AS ONE of only two players to have played finals for Carlton, Blues defender Ryan Houlihan has implored the club’s young stars to make the most of their chance.
DANIEL Cross was aware of the rumblings his season could be over as he checked in for ankle surgery on August 10.
MATTHEW Lloyd should play on at Essendon next year and the Bombers should be doing everything they can to convince him to do so.
ELEVEN months ago, Hawthorn was acknowledged in these pages for the grace with which it handled an unexpected premiership win.
A SURGING Adelaide is the only hot favourite in the most open first week of AFL finals for years.
DOCTORS will on Wednesday induce the birth of Western Bulldog Brian Lake’s girl, ensuring the star full-back will be available for the finals.
CHANNEL 10 is lobbying to show all its finals live but will not get AFL permission unless Saturday afternoon’s Geelong-Bulldogs game sells out.
AN EXPERIENCED finals campaigner like Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse wasn’t going to let this double-edged opportunity slip away.
KEVIN Ryan has beaten allcomers to be crowned the Herald Sun’s Super Tipping champion.
IT WAS bad enough that England reclaimed the Ashes, now they have done the unthinkable. An Englishman has stolen the SuperCoach crown.