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True Colours? Winning Football Games

Each football season in Australia, I think about teams' performances against their previous season's rankings. For Australian Rules, Rugby League, Rugby Union and the W...

Grand Final Weekend 2012

The AFL (Sydney v Hawthorn) and the NRL (Storm v Bulldogs) held Grand Finals last weekend. The minor premiers (Hawthorn and the Bulldogs) were defeated...

Mind the Gap: Winning and Losing in AFL 2012

I have been looking at winning and losing in the 2012 Australian Rules Football season. Round 15 games were completed last weekend. This season the average...

Without Borders

One of the joys of my week is my Tuesday car journey to and from Canberra with my daughter Beth. Beth is a tutor on...

Inside the Box, On the Bench

By chance I saw a copy on Monday's Daily Telegraph. Page 56 reported on Neil Cordy's day in the Coaches' Box at a Greater Western...

Goal-Line Technology: AFL Update

I have been keeping an eye on discussions about goal-line technology in football. Today the Australian Rules variant of football considered video technology to assist...

AFL 2011: Winning from behind in the regular season

This is a companion post to NRL 2011: Winning from behind in the regular season. I am interested in the ability to win in invasive...

Game Changing Media?

Yesterday the AFL announced a $1.253 billion television deal over the next five years. (AFL post) As might be expected there has been enormous coverage...

GWS and the University of Canberra (2)

On Thursday 9 September the University of Canberra signed a memorandum of understanding with the GWS AFL club. The formal signing took place in...

GWS and the University of Canberra

On Thursday 9 September the University of Canberra will sign a memorandum of understanding with the GWS AFL club. The ACT4GWS campaign statement is: After years...