Australian sport took a major step forward on the weekend with the debut of the AFL Women’s, a venture that was 100 years in the making. Here is a full wrap of the weekend's action and its ramifications for the future of the sport.
Sixty two years had passed since the Bulldogs won the premiership for their first and only time in 1954. At yesterday's final siren, six decades of pain was erased by two hours of end-to-end football.
Footy's biggest day has finally arrived, with the Sydney Swans and the Western Bulldogs to contest the 2016 AFL Grand Final.
The 2016 AFL Grand Final will have two very different combatants after two enthralling preliminary finals over the weekend. Highlights and analysis in here.
Neil Diamond echoes off the rustic 100 year old stands as Noongar man, Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin rediscovers his knack in front of goal, and that guy in the Hawks jersey cops a razzing for the full 80.
A ratings-bonanza for the Western Bulldogs vs Melbourne Demons WAFL clash confirms interest in the women’s game.
Here's a bunch of stuff that happened while you were ignoring the weekend news.
The Bulldogs hold off Collingwood and North gets a Hawks thumping but as always, there's more to these AFL matches than the results.
Meanwhile at Manuka Oval the Giants plan to break a record number of Richmond supporters' hearts. After a detour through Damien Hardwick's violently constricting anus.
All the best wishes to Wallis for a speedy recovery.
Examining the Learnt Helplessness of Richmond, Collingwood, Fremantle, St Kilda and Footscray AFL Fans
'Fuck this' and head shaking are common responses and can strike from nowhere.