Who has the advantage?

The drawn Grand Final digs up an important question. Who goes into this weekend’s Grand Final replay with the advantage? Collingwood and St. Kilda both have claims of “they should have won it”. If Travis Cloke had the polish and class to convert his two missed opportunities late in the second quarter, the game would…

Review: Collingwood vs St. Kilda

The game ended as it started. Scores level. Still waiting for a result. Yesterday’s epic Grand Final between two desperate and willing sides came to an anti-climatic end. For now. At the same time and same venue, part two will commence and this time a result is guaranteed. The drawn result mirrors St. Kilda’s year…

Grand Final Preview: Collingwood vs St. Kilda

The Collingwood Football Club storm into Saturdays Grand Final as raging favourites. The St. Kilda Football Club enter the game as underdogs, yet with a quiet confidence and an unshakable belief. Both teams managed to conqueror the mighty Cats, which make them both worthy Grand Finalists. Mick Malthouse tasted the bitterness of two Grand Final…

Public transport to get worse Experts predict the new 38 soon-to-be installed trains will fail to solve Melbourne’s crowded and unsatisfactory public transport service. The Victorian Government’s two billion dollar investment on new trains is tipped to ease the pain for commuters for no more than five years. Melbourne’s trains are estimated to be 40% overloaded in…

Brownlow Medal shock

On footy’s night of nights, Dane Swan… no he didn’t win. The little Champ Gary Ablett fell short. Hodge struggled to poll and even Adam Goodes, the perennial vote getter, wasn’t to be seen in the major vote getters. The 2010 Brownlow Medalist was Chris Judd. He is only the fourth player in history to…

GF countdown

Collingwood vs St. Kilda. The perfect match up. Both teams look to break their premiership droughts. For the Pies it has been 20 years and for the Saints its only been a meagre 44 years. Its fair to say both teams are desperate to wrap their arms around the allusive silver wear. Will the Saints rectify…

Collingwood march on

In front of a thunderous 95,000 crowd at the MCG, Collingwood stormed into the Grand FInal after a merciless victory over an ageing Geelong. The final margin was 41 points but the Pies amassed a lead of nearly 80 points half through the third quarter. The first quarter by Collingwood was simply the best quarter…