Archive | September, 2012

Sydney take the flag after a Grand Final epic

HAWTHORN                4.5     4.6    9.10    11.15   (81) SYDNEY SWANS         1.4      7.4      10.5     14.7    (91)   Sydney are the 2012 premiers, triumphing over Hawthorn in an absolute epic in front of 99,683 passionate AFL fans. Ryan O’Keefe took the Norm Smith medal as best on ground, but there were so many winners [...]

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4 reasons the Hawks can win, and why none of those reasons matter

Well, it’s here. Grand Final Day. It’s been a spectacular 2012 and there’s no reason to expect that isn’t going to stop now, with two closely matched sides poised to fight out what will hopefully be a cracker at the MCG this afternoon. But what will be the difference for each side today? Since the [...]

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Geelong send off David Wojcinski in style – The VFL Wrap Grand Final

BigFooty News runs a quick weekly wrap-up of the Victorian Football League. Finals Week 4 Port Melbourne 11.9 (75) defeated by Geelong Cats 14.24 (108) Grand Final Etihad Stadium, 2:30PM Sunday 23 September The time had finally come. Etihad Stadium was to host the 2012 VFL Grand Final between the two best sides in the competition; [...]

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Weekly Punt: Take Hawks and Rioli

Check out the Hawks Google Event: If you had taken the Hawks and Swans betting lines this year you would have done very well but not as well as The Weekly Punt. For those that have read all year I’m sure you pleased with having more than quadrupled the return on the intial investment. [...]

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Grand Final Teams, Stats and Matchups

2012 AFL Grand Final Preview – Hawthorn vs. Sydney 2:30pm Saturday 29thSeptember @ MCG – Weather: 14°C – Showers Guest writer Conca Truck gives us his thoughts on the Grand Final. After 206 games in season 2012 it all come down to this last one. The biggest game of the year, the AFL grand final [...]

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The Kennedy midfield crisis, Lance and the Big Dance – Grand Final Preview

AFL Grand Final Sydney Vs Hawthorn Saturday, September 29th, 2012 MCG, 2:30pm One of the eagerly awaited and evenly matched grand finals of recent times sees season-long premiership favourites Hawthorn take on the perennially underrated Swans. An irresistible battle of attack versus defence awaits on that ‘one day in September’. Hawthorn finished minor premiers with [...]

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The 2012 AFL Punter Awards

More eagerly awaited than a “WOWEE” from Brian Taylor… More wonderfully articulated than an elocution course conducted by Andrew Demetriou… Fairer than Adelaide’s fixture… It’s the 2012 edition of everyone’s favourite awards – The Punter Awards! The Aunty Jack Award for best ability to “Rip Your Bloody Arms Off” To Chris Judd, who knows more than three [...]

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Congratulations Jobe! Now close this joke medal down

Jobe Watson is a worthy winner of the Brownlow medal. He plays hard but fair. He is courageous and he leads by example. And in the dog days of Essendon’s season, when his teammates looked liked they had given up the ghost, Jobe just kept on keeping on. So I congratulate Jobe Watson and salute [...]

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Grand Final telecast: why no HD Mr Channel Seven?

Why is it that we can watch lawn bowls in high definition in this country but, unless you are willing to cough up for pay TV, you won’t be able to watch a live HD telecast of the Grand Final of the largest and most popular sport in the land? The simple reason is because [...]

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Brownlow Medal

2012 Brownlow Preview

The 2012 Brownlow Medal looks to be one of the most open in recent years, with up to nine players considered legitimate chances. As always we expect it to primarily be a midfielder’s award. The shortest price you’ll find for a big man at Sportsbet is ruckman Dean Cox at 150-1, and you need to [...]

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