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2014 Grand Final: Sydney v Hawthorn review

“The best team of the modern era, the last 50 years, produces its masterpiece! They’ve never been better than this!” – Bruce McAvaney, 2014.

The classic call will forever be linked to the Hawks stunning premiership victory over the heavily fancied Swans. 806 more words

Soup of This Day #395: Would You Stand Up

A Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) footy crowd looks pretty amorphous but you can still make out the individual voices – Photo: AsianFC, 2007. AsianFC is not affiliated with Longworth72. 1,635 more words

Soups Of These Days

The AFL have punished Sydney for following their rules

Sure, the COLA (Cost of Living Allowance) is outdated and inherently unfair to the AFL’s other seventeen clubs, but the League’s trade ban on the Swans is astounding. 339 more words


Sydney Swans and the COLA

So, the AFL has come out and stated that if the Swans trade any players within the next two seasons, and bring in any players through means other than draft picks, then the COLA will be decreased to 0. 736 more words


Is it really Wednesday?

Monday was, for us Canberrans anyway, a public holiday (it now feels so long ago!). And it feels slightly wrong to write a Monday Musings piece about the weekends best sporting moments when we are now closer to the weekend coming, if you count Friday night sport anyway. 935 more words


The agony of defeat...

So my AFL team - the Sydney Swans - made the Grand Final last Saturday. They went in as red-hot favourites to win the Premiership…and they lost. 528 more words


Tool Tuesday

It is time for another edition of Tool Tuesday.

We look at the people in the world of sports, who make the mistakes and blunders that have us shaking our head in true disbelief of their stupidity. 465 more words