There are many reasons why the Dockers have had such a resounding finish to the season.David Mundy, Michael Barlow and Nat Fyfe have been in outstanding form. Toss in Aaron Sandilands, Ryan Crowley and Stephen Hill and the Dockers brigade around the...September 10, 4:50 pm
I'd like to be a fly on the wall when the Scott brothers, Chris and Brad, get together over Christmas dinner.No one had better mention 'starts'.Over the past weekend the quarter time scoreboard read WA teams 12.11, the Scott Brothers 0.4.Only Edward...September 9, 9:43 pm
Not that long ago the AFL grand final entertainment was simply a 100m sprint.Players from clubs not involved in the premiership decider, some a little worse for wear following a couple of weeks of rest and recreation, show off their speed in a half-...September 5, 11:12 am
It's over, yet it's just starting!That's the way I feel almost every year at this time.Finally the slog makes way for the finals.But what's odd about next week is how, at first glance, all but one result appear to pick themselves.The only troubling ...September 3, 7:50 am
There is no place like home.It was easy for Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz to say. No so, for some Fremantle fans who now find themselves caught in another civil war with a splinter group again trying to hijack a club agenda.According to the Cockburn C...September 1, 11:15 am
One of the casualties of the modern game is the prolific scoring full-forward.And this year adds weight to the debate that we may never again see a Coleman Medal won with more than 100 goals.One of the great joys of football of the VFL in the 80s an...August 30, 5:29 pm
One of the casualties of the modern game is the prolific scoring full-forward.And this year adds weight to the debate that we may never again see a Coleman Medal won with more than 100 goals.One of the great joys of football of the VFL in the 80s an...August 27, 5:02 pm
Stop the bulldozers, put away the cranes and redo the plans. Maybe there is still plenty of sporting life left in the WACA Ground just yet.The State’s cricket authorities are well advanced in their attempt to downsize the WA home of the game into a ...August 27, 11:39 am
Fair to say Ross Lyon has made his point.The Fremantle Dockers appear more formidable now than ever before.That's not to say they're better than ever before, there have been other, albeit rare, higher highs but there is something special about the ...August 27, 7:03 am
On Channel Seven news last Thursday night I emphasized the importance of Saturday's clash between Carlton and Essendon, suggesting it was the pivotal game to Fremantle's chances of playing in the finals.I went so far as to suggest if the Blues won, ...August 20, 9:37 am
It's been my experience that crazy things happen over the last few rounds of a footy season.Look no further than Snoop Dog, he's changed his name to Snoop Lion. Weird!If I'm making that change I'm thinking Snoop Hawk or Snoop Magpie!But maybe he can...August 13, 10:07 am
London mayor Boris Johnson is quite unequivocal about it.The London Games, the 30th Olympiad, has been the best of all time.After three weeks in the Games city, there is nobody who says these Olympics didn’t live up to the hype.But the best?I’ve bee...August 12, 9:37 pm
Juan Antonio Samaranch started it 20 years ago and since then every Olympics host city has sought the title.And when Samaranch declared Sydney 2000 was the “best Games ever” it was more to do with how Australia restored quality to the five-ringed sp...August 12, 9:32 pm
One of the benefits of social media is that you can keep up with developments at home wherever you might be in the world.While covering the 2012 Olympics there have been regular checks of micro-blogging platforms to gauge the reaction to the Games i...August 11, 1:35 am
Not that long ago it was tough for kids to get their hands on a football at WA primary schools.Indeed, you were king of the sports yard if you dared bring along the elder brother’s Burley, Sherrin or even those old Ross Faulkners for kick-to-kick at...August 8, 10:17 pm
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