South Australia’s last crack at the WNCL finals came in 2008-2009, where they were runners up to New South Wales in a washout game. The team, the mentality, and the performances have improved out of sight since then. Continue reading
After a last-ditch effort to score 15 runs in the final over of their innings, the Stars finished 4/150 – equalling the Sixers 6/150 earlier in the night. The 22,098 fans in the stands made the noise of 50,000, such was the intensity of the Super Over. Continue reading
On the back of a 105 point belting at the hands of the Adelaide Crows, the young Lions brigade received a rude shock. They cannot make finals, but they can ruffle the Magpies feathers if they bring an A-Game performance. Continue reading
The MCG came alive tonight as Hawthorn produced a thrilling five point victory over the Adelaide Crows in their preliminary final, 13.19.97 to 14.8.92. In front of a crowd of more than 69,000, and despite some momentary lapses, the Hawks fended off a determined Crows outfit hellbent on making their first grand final since 1998. Continue reading
Up against the Swans at ANZ Stadium tonight, Collingwood faces an uphill battle away from home. The Swans have the benefit of the returning Heath Grundy, while Ben McGlynn is omitted due to his hamstring injury. Collingwood loses Alan Didak to a calf injury, making way for Ben Sinclair.
Collingwood will face Sydney at ANZ Stadium on Friday night. The Swans will be raring to go after their qualifying final win against the Crows, while the Magpies are coming off a triumphant, emotionally driven victory over the West Coast Eagles.
Week 1 of AFL finals action had its fair share of spoils. Week 2 promises no different, with a thumping 96 point point win to West Coast over North Melbourne and Fremantle’s incredible 16 point win over Geelong gives this week an uncertain edge. Continue reading
23 rounds of the home and away season have rushed by like a bullet train on steroids. Now, we’re at the crunch end of the season.