Greg Baum For Melbourne, the season has been reduced to mitigation of its margins of defeats.
Greg Baum As sensibilities change, so too are the crunching nature of our games.
Greg Baum The sting was in the beginning, so easily missed as the full import of what Essendon president David Evans was saying slowly sunk in, and so completely overlooked later in the breaking storm.
Greg Baum The Sydney Swans will never know how they won this premiership, except that it is the way they always win.
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.
Greg Baum Ruthless Carlton is changing again and forever in a hurry.
Greg Baum Sydney did what Sydney does at Geelong — it threw the kitchen sink at the Cats.
Greg Baum After a dour struggle, inevitably it was the Blues who prevailed.
Greg Baum Imitation was proved to be the sincerest form of flattery at the MCG yesterday, but not yet for Melbourne the path to deliverance.
Greg Baum For the whole of the final frantic minute, the Eagles could well have reversed that result.
Greg Baum Damien Hardwick is confident of lifting his youngsters to new heights.
Greg Baum Three certainties characterise the Geelong-Hawthorn rivalry, the grandest of the age.
Greg Baum This was football as VCE. The big test is at the end of the year, but there are interim tests too.
Greg Baum Seventeen years after Collingwood and Essendon drew in what is called the start of the Anzac Day footy tradition, they played themselves to an epic standstill again.
Greg Baum Class and poise get unbeaten West Coast Eagles across the line.
Greg Baum After stuttering starts to the season, no two teams in the AFL needed this win more.
Greg Baum It was Easter Sunday, 2007, and Essendon's changeroom was buzzing with new life.