Greg Baum Semi-final victory hurt so good for Collingwood at the MCG last night. In yet another epic of football as tug-of-war, the Magpies dug in their heels to beat West Coast by 13 points.
Greg Baum Irresistible early and late, Hawthorn prevailed over an honest but outmanned Carlton at Etihad stadium on Friday night.
Greg Baum At 18, Nick Riewoldt was the shining light in a struggling St Kilda team. At 30, he still is.
Greg Baum Melbourne goes down by 94 points to West Coast, but it's not all bad.
Greg Baum This was a tale of the best laid plans of mice and football clubs.
Greg Baum Carman had an impact akin to Carey and Franklin rolled into one, writes Greg Baum.
Greg Baum The Magpies backman is leaving the game with no regrets.
Greg Baum Essendon great Terry Daniher never was one for varnishing the truth.
Greg Baum The story of last night's finals football was told in one post-modern moment in the first quarter at Sydney's ANZ stadium.
Greg Baum History nearly repeated for the Hawks until cool hands prevailed.
Greg Baum Some would have this grand final as a contest for Melbourne-Sydney honour. They are like uniformed Japanese sentries who, until the '70s, periodically emerged from the jungles of Malaysia, still...
Greg Baum The Sydney Swans will never know how they won this premiership, except that it is the way they always win.
Greg Baum Frequently, the AFL finals are a new and self-contained season, not susceptible to the form or verities of the home-and-away rounds.
Greg Baum Collingwood and West Coast must simultaneously try to anticipate the other's adjustments.
Greg Baum The Daniel Kerr highlights reel screened to the Eagles before his 200th game had the lot.
Greg Baum The rewards from playing AFL football make the sacrifices worthwhile, or do they?
Greg Baum Adelaide rejoiced in its semi-final win on Friday night, but whatever the equal and opposite emotion is, it was not apparent in the Fremantle rooms.
Greg Baum Hawks get a week off, Magpies must lick their wounds and play a semi-final.
Greg Baum Collingwood says its rousing semi-final victory over West Coast last Saturday indicates that it is rising as a sustainable force in the finals series, as Geelong did last year.
Greg Baum Fremantle settles top eight with shock 53-point win over North Melbourne.