A BigFooty institution for nearly a decade, the BigFooty AFL Draft Tipping Comp is now taking entries for the 2014 National Draft. This year the grand prize is $2,500 for correctly tipping the entire first round of the AFL National Draft. Need some help? The Drafts, Trading and Free Agency
Without fanfare, preamble or ado, here are the winners of BigFooty Tipping for 2014! Third Place We have a tie on points for second and third place: Chopper 69 and scottsdale pies on 147 points each. To break the tie we count back to find the last, best round. Round
The BigFooty home page is undergoing some work at the moment, so it looks a bit out of date right now. For your convenience we’ll have links to boards, latest posts, most liked posts and more!
In case you’ve been under a rock for a few days, heres the most recent trade news. Bernie Vince has left Adelaide to go to Melbourne, with Adelaide expecting the Demons second round compensation pick in return (pick #23). Melbourne has traded picks 2, 20 and 72 in exchange for
The Lions board woes continue with Lions lawyers advising the club that Matthews is ineligble to stand for the Board after not meeting the membership conditions set out in the constitution. In the meantime Brisbane members have reached the numbers required for an Emergency General Meeting, but the deadline for
SYDNEY today unveiled restricted fee agent Lance Franklin after Hawthorn yesterday announced it would not be matching Sydney’s offer. The Swans nine-year, $10,000,000 million offer received industry-wide condemnation, with the AFL giving the final tick-of-approval yesterday. Speaking this morning, Franklin denied that the move was a bid to get out
It’s National Asthma Week and Asthma Australia, the peak asthma body, is encouraging the 2.3 million Australians with asthma to get their asthma under control. One in ten have it Did you know that one in ten Aussies have asthma? This is pretty high by international standards. Research tells us
Round 18! The Father-Son Rule, all things Carlton 2013 with Wookie and ODN’s, recent developments at Essendon with The Prosecutor. Plus Messy and Jamie. We also rate the AFL Commission. Chief goes to the beach! Listen / iTunes / RSS
Over the last couple of months BigFooty moderator The_Wookie has been honing his podcasting production skills. Now BigFooty has three podcasts, with more on the way: BigFooty Blues – With The_Wookie, The Old Dark Navy’s, DevoidOfCaring and Chief. Official BigFooty – With Messenger, Higgs Boson, The_Wookie and The Old Dark
Barry Hall’s close shave: former Saint, Swan and Bulldog Barry Hall opens up about trading clubs. Big, bad, bustling, Barry Hall wasn’t shy of controversy throughout his career. Here, the much talked about goal kicker catches up with AFL experts Mike Sheahan, Angus Sampson, and Cam Mooney over a Gillette
With the dust barely settled on the Grand Final, footy clubs are in top gear for free agency, trading and the National Draft. The BigFooty Drafts and Trading board is in full swing with threads showing free-agency trades as they happen, all the rumours and hypotheticals. Plus the full list
“We wanted to produce a lasting tribute to the Record, the game’s essential source of commentary, analysis and statistics. This publication, will provide a lasting reference to the development of our great game over the years, and the way it has been covered.” Geoff Slattery, CEO The Slattery Media Group.
After a great deal of time, negotiation and development expense BigFooty.com is proud to launch the Virtual Meeting Room with our first guest: Andrew Demetriou. This is your chance to have a full and frank discussion with the AFL CEO, bearing in mind that if this goes well we will
Links from around BigFooty.com for your weekend of footy. The classic AFL Custom Merchandise thread: What happens when customised product preview features go bad. Round 16 Photoshop Challenge: Cotchin and Day Geelong Cats v Essendon Etihad – Fri Jul 20, 7:50pm Live Blog @7:30 Geelong Preview AFL Round 17
The Photoshop Challenge is back! This week, muck around with this image: You can get a higher resolution version here. Post your entry in this BigFooty thread. Best entry posted by Friday wins a shiny jewel! Latest entry:
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Live blog tonight! Plus your weekly session On the Grass.
The Western Bulldogs v Collingwood Gameday thread, with live blog, is now open: http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/showthread.php?t=940765 And the latest edition of On The Grass is out now.
Lonsdale London is bringing together Australia’s toughest athletes to celebrate what it means to be a Real Fighter. Rugby League stars Todd Carney and Paul Gallen, boxing champs Lauren Eagle and Billy Dib, Collingwood tough man Dane Swan and Ironwoman Candice Falzon will assemble to mentor Sydney suburb youths as
Live and interactive from 7PM – http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/showthread.php?t=934685
“On the Grass”, the new BigFooty Newsletter, is out for Round 3: http://www.bigfooty.com/newsletter/120413-afl-round-3/ We’re trying out a new format, which will evolve over the season. See you on the BF Gameday thread, PLUS Live Blog from 7PM tonight: http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/showthread.php?t=931302
The 18 club captains – or the most photogenic of the co-captains – gathered on the rooftop of the Museum of Contemporary Art to help launch the 2012 AFL season. While the annual captains’ survey found Hawthorn to be the most likely to make the grand final amongst the skippers,
Our authors’ predictions have now been posted – link at the top of the page. If you think you can do better, enter the 2012 AFL Prediction Competition. There’s $100 in the prize pool so you could walk away with some handy cash to splurge on your own Mad Monday.
Since 1999 BigFooty.com has been the place for footy discussion. Now BigFootyNews.com is the place for footy news. As well as in-depth AFL match previews and reviews we’ll have articles on footy injuries and sports medicine from Chris, your man Colm will cover the Irish players, there will be features