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Hardcore footy talk you can’t miss – AFL Pre-match Threads Round 22

    Hardcore footy talk you can’t miss – AFL Pre-match Threads Round 22

Hardcore footy talk you can’t miss – AFL Pre-match Threads Round 22

That’s right, this is totally hardcore footy pre-match talk that no hardcore footy fan can afford to miss! If you miss out, you will be exposed as a footy fraud and nobody will like you! Hardcore! Friday, August 28 Geelong Cats vs. Collingwood (MCG) (N) Latest BigFooty Collingwood podcast. Saturday,

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    Agoraphobia Cup a huge success for Carlton and Melbourne – AFL Fan Wrap-up, Round 21

Agoraphobia Cup a huge success for Carlton and Melbourne – AFL Fan Wrap-up, Round 21

“Every empty seat is a silent tribute to brave sufferers of this illness.” Don’t you just love the birth of a new AFL TraditionTM? Friday, August 21 Hawthorn 13.8.86 def by Port Adelaide 16.12.108 “Please no one mention ‘training blocks’ as an excuse. Please.” – grizzlym “Got to say, and

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    Who is our coach this week? – AFL Round 21 Pre-match Talk

Who is our coach this week? – AFL Round 21 Pre-match Talk

BigFooty members talk about the upcoming matches. Game day threads will appear on the AFL board before each match. The Official Podcast returns after a short hiatus. Includes blow-up dolls and legally actionable comments. Friday, August 21 Hawthorn vs. Port Adelaide (ES) (N) And listen to the latest BigFooty Power

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    Fremantle boosted by returning stars

Fremantle boosted by returning stars

AFL table toppers Fremantle have been handed a huge boost heading into the final few weeks of the season with the news that Matthew Pavlich and David Mundy have both been passed fit to play despite struggling with injuries over the past couple of weeks. Currently 10 points clear at

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    Hird sacked; AFL TV rights at $2.5 b; Tribunal sits

Hird sacked; AFL TV rights at $2.5 b; Tribunal sits

Three big stories today: James Hird Sacked AFL TV Rights announcement Tribunal: Who bit who? Update: Silvagni 4 weeks.

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    At least we’re not Essendon… er… Carlton… ummm… Melbourne. – Fan wrap-up, AFL round 21

At least we’re not Essendon… er… Carlton… ummm… Melbourne. – Fan wrap-up, AFL round 21

A weekend of disappointing efforts at the tail end of the season. And a new record! The Bulldogs scored the highest winning margin with a goal-less quarter. Friday, August 14 Sydney Swans 13.9.87 def Collingwood 10.16.76 “1. I learnt that it takes someone to have a bad injury/being KO’ed for

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    Nothing illegal has been proven. But who let us get away with it? – Round 20 AFL Pre-match

Nothing illegal has been proven. But who let us get away with it? – Round 20 AFL Pre-match

All the club board preview and pre-match threads. While you’re here, post your nominations for Sure Thing, Most at Stake, and Doomsday Scenario for round 20 in the Weekend Forecast thread. Revisit Bomber Thompson’s linguistic gymnastics on AFL 360. BigFooty members try to work out what Bomber actually said, though

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    Good to see the kids getting a run – AFL fan wrap-up, Round 19

Good to see the kids getting a run – AFL fan wrap-up, Round 19

As always, the Dank/EFC/ASADA/WADA Show delivers. But enough of the click-bait! Let us sample the review threads. Click the club name for the full thread. Friday, August 7 Adelaide Crows 11.22.88 def Richmond 8.4.52 “Good Absolutely dominated them in every way. Clearances, tackles, possessions, pressure, inside 50s, shots on goal,

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    I was saying “boooo-t it up the guts” – Round 19 AFL Pre-match talk threads

I was saying “boooo-t it up the guts” – Round 19 AFL Pre-match talk threads

Pre-match discussion on BigFooty’s team boards. Also have a look at the Weekend Forecast for round 19 – what are your choices for sure thing, most at stake, and doomsday scenario? You can still win a Premium Platinum Membership, just by submitting your round 19 tips (and getting a lot

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    Confessions of a booer

Confessions of a booer

My name is Chris and I am a booer. An unthinking and naïve booer, not a malicious one, but a booer all the same. I didn’t go to Subiaco Oval on Sunday with the intention of booing Adam Goodes.  Truth be told I hadn’t given it any thought prior to

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    Looks like the 2015 flag is ours – AFL fan wrap-up, Round 18

Looks like the 2015 flag is ours – AFL fan wrap-up, Round 18

BigFooty forum members react to their teams results in from AFL round 18. Not many Adam Goodes or indigenous player references in here – try the thread for your fix of that. Friday, July 31 Hawthorn 7.11.53 def by Richmond 10.11.71 “Looks like 2015 flag is ours. Last 3 times

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    The booing Adam Goodes forum thread makes my brain hurt.

The booing Adam Goodes forum thread makes my brain hurt.

This forum thread makes my brain hurt. Goodes wasn’t booed on a mass scale after he did something dirty or got suspended. Goodes wasn’t booed after a run of dubious free kicks. Goodes wasn’t booed after his brownlow win. Can we dispense with the ducking and weaving and at least

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    Lions beat out Carlton in thrilling finish… AFL round 17 fan wrap-up

Lions beat out Carlton in thrilling finish… AFL round 17 fan wrap-up

Does anyone stand a chance against Hawthorn? Friday, July 24 Carlton 4.11.35 def by Hawthorn 27.11.173 (ES) (N) “If this isn’t rock bottom, the people running the joint have no idea.” “Admittedly, Carlton’s first choice centre half forward line – pictured below – were out for the night, and that

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    The last time Carlton beat Hawthorn, their current coach played for Hawthorn… Fans thoughts on AFL Round 17

The last time Carlton beat Hawthorn, their current coach played for Hawthorn… Fans thoughts on AFL Round 17

BigFooty members talk round 17 – best matches, who to watch, what to expect. Check out this week’s Official BigFooty Podcast, too. Messy and Wook cover all the issues of the week in gory detail. Friday, July 24 Carlton vs. Hawthorn (ES) (N) “We’re quickly running out of players…” “The

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    Round 16 Fan Wrap-Up

Round 16 Fan Wrap-Up

A quick selection of fan comments on the weekend’s matches. All Club Boards » North Melbourne 14.9.93 def Essendon 9.14.68 North Melbourne BoomerFan99 – Why is Duck so negative? DesertRoo – Duck wants us to win a premiership, he’s just telling it like it is. We should’ve beaten them by

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    AFL Round 16 Previews and Match Threads

AFL Round 16 Previews and Match Threads

For your Friday arvo reading, a selection of preview threads for the AFL matches in round 16. Right now: North v Essendon main board gameday thread will be up soon. Check out this week’s Official BigFooty Podcast, too. Mike, Messy, Seppo and Wook cover all the issues of the week

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    Round 11 Fan Wrap-Up

Round 11 Fan Wrap-Up

Supporters give their opinions on round 11. Swear words have mostly been ****ed out. Visit the Gameday Threads for the matches as they happened. Port Adelaide 11.3(69) def by Geelong Cats 14.8(92) June 12, Adelaide Oval Port Adelaide I’m devastated. 2 1/2 hour drive home, get home at 1am and

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    Chris Judd retires – Fans pay tribute.

Chris Judd retires – Fans pay tribute.

A summary of fan tributes by BigFooty member Arm2Leg. View The Full Chris Judd Tribute Thread I’ll remember him for his West Coast days. Won the Brownlow just weeks after his 21st birthday, led his side to a terrific Premiership the following year, and was the spearhead of the most

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    The Malthouse Departure

The Malthouse Departure

David O’Callaghan – BigFooty moderator Gone Critical – gives his view of the Malthouse departure. Adapted by the author from a post in the Malthouse Sacked discussion thread. The Board at Carlton can be accused of a number of collective sins in recent years. One terrible choice in hindsight was

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    Round 8 Recap

Round 8 Recap

Without dwelling too much on Carlton, Round 8 2015 drew the curtain on the longest and one of the most decorated coaching careers of all time. It began at Footscray, ended at Carlton, and spent most of it’s time at Collingwood. But the Malthouse legacy will forever be synonymous with

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    AFL’s New Fan based initatives

AFL’s New Fan based initatives

Early indicators are showing that the AFL is kicking goals in 2015; with new match day incentives for supporters, ensuring 2015 is truly the ‘Year of the Fan.’ Both clubs and stadiums have been working hand in hand to create an overall positive experience for fans on match day, after

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    Which rising star would you rather: Shiel, Bontempelli or Wines?

Which rising star would you rather: Shiel, Bontempelli or Wines?

Which rising star would you rather: Shiel, Bontempelli or Wines? Potentially the toughest ‘who would you rather’ so far, this edition measures up three of best young guns in the AFL. So let’s get straight into it shall we? Which star midfielder would you rather – Dylan Shiel, Marcus Bontempelli

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    AFL Round 8 – The Rematch

AFL Round 8 – The Rematch

The AFL media, along with many Sydney supporters, will be approaching Saturday Night’s game as the Grand Final rematch that it technically is. But for Hawthorn that rematch was played last season on Grand Final Day. As far as the Hawks are concerned, they and the Swans are square now,

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    Carlton Passion

Carlton Passion

It is with great sadness that I write this, a lifelong Blues supporter born in 1968 I was blessed to have 8 premierships occur in my lifetime but since the heady days of 1995 and the surprising GF appearance in 1999 there has been little joy. We endured the early

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    WADA to appeal to CAS

WADA to appeal to CAS

WADA Director General, David Howman: “After a thorough examination of the evidence contained within the file, WADA has decided to lodge its independent right of appeal to the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).” We have now completed our independent review of the full case file on

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    Carlton look for forwards to step up

Carlton look for forwards to step up

It’s been a tough start to the season for Carlton, with the club looking to move on from the loss of important forwards Jarrad Waite and Jeff Garlett. However, their comprehensive 110-74 victory over St Kilda showed there is attacking talent in this squad and reason for optimism. While Carlton aren’t expected

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    Wake up Suns, the Giants are overtaking you

Wake up Suns, the Giants are overtaking you

With the Suns starting 0-2 with the little master Gary Ablett struggling with a shoulder injury that occurred last year, I decided to investigate why they are struggling when the Giants seem to be going from strength to strength. Obviously living in the party scene that is the Gold Coast,

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    Little chance for Glory in after-hours court bid

Little chance for Glory in after-hours court bid

As Perth Glory players were taking the field against Sydney FC on Friday night, lawyers for the club were in a specially-convened Supreme Court hearing seeking an injunction against the FFA’s decision to expel the Glory from the finals for salary cap breaches. The penalty, which also sees Perth fined

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    The Defensive Forward Specialist

The Defensive Forward Specialist

The defensive forward specialist! In the first game of 2015’s season I couldn’t stop watching one of Richmond’s forwards. He wasn’t kicking goals. He wasn’t even getting touches. His tackle count wasn’t even that high. He also finished with the second worst fantasy score on the field – trailing only

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    Judgment Day for the Essendon 34

Judgment Day for the Essendon 34

Our special thread has a collated history of the hearings up until today: http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/judgement-day-the-verdict-discussion-2pm-tuesday-march-31st.1091559/ Essendon supporters can also talk with each other in their board: http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/forums/essendon.14/

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1 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle211740125.168
2 Eagles West Coast21155114362
3 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn211560156.860
4 Sydney Swans Sydney211560124.160
5 Richmond Tigers Richmond211470121.456
6 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs211470116.856
7 Adelaide Crows Adelaide201370119.154
8 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne211380109.152
9 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide2111100103.244
10 GWS Giants GWS2111100100.444
11 Geelong Cats Geelong20109198.944
12 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood2110110106.840
13 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda21614181.726
14 Melbourne Demons Melbourne21615074.724
15 Essendon Bombers Essendon21516072.720
16 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast21416174.318
17 Carlton FC Carlton21417065.616
18 Brisbane Lions Brisbane21318065.312