Storm erases grand final sorrow with round one win by Richard Jones

A look at the Bendigo footy league, opening round…

StrathstormStrathfieldsaye Storm erased a tiny bit of last September’s grand final sadness by downing great rivals and reigning champions Eaglehawk on Saturday. In front of a huge crowd at their home ground in Tannery Lane the Storm displayed precise ball movement, had multiple options up forward while their half-back line was dominant. Continue reading


It’s all about the Demons


There may be some who don’t have a soft spot for the Demons and wouldn’t like to see them in the finals for the first time since last century or the century before or whatever it is. Maybe someone still scarred by the grand finals of 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1976 for example. But most of us would like to see the poor buggers do something. Continue reading

Dockers too hot


Fremantle’s Parris Laurie outnumbered by Cats & umps. All photos by Les Everett.


It was hot at Kardinia Park on Saturday. Both teams were tired by three quarter time but the Geelong huddle revealed something else. They were buggered. The spirit had been drained out of the Cats by the relentless Dockers. Time and time again Geelong players who had every right to think they were about to send their team forward were dragged down in strong tackles. Continue reading