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The F word

Will Brodie Is your team a contender or a pretender, after nine rounds of the season?

The biggest Vics

Big V footy

Will Brodie Traditionally, state-of-origin games were played at about this stage of the season, and seven games in, we thought it was time to assess what a hypothetical Big V would look like in 2010.

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Why Collingwood should not be premiership favourites

Collingwood Football Club

Will Brodie There is still a gulf between last season’s grand finalists and Collingwood, and talk of premiership favouritism for the Magpies is wildly premature.

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Under the radar

Will Brodie We think some of the following players are making a big impact without necessarily getting the plaudits.

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Opening observations

Will Brodie Did we really predict Carlton to win by only 15 points, in a tight, dour struggle? Perhaps that was meant to read 51 points, in an open, flowing shootout'. As the Carlton players broke through the .

Pre-season wrap, week four

Will Brodie The penultimate week of pre-season is often the least revealing. Melbourne assistant coach Scott West said on Monday that his team is having its real “dress ...

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