Tim Lane And you were just starting to think it had been a year of stability for AFL coaches. Eighteen saddled up for the running of this year's race-to-September and every last one was still in the saddle as...
Tim Lane It's fashionable these days for coaches to espouse the notion of consistently putting their teams "thereabouts". That is, of achieving a run of top-four finishes. Of regularly being in the ballpark.
Tim Lane Of all the clubs that might provide a light on the hill for football's Victorian battlers, the Western Bulldogs have long appeared the least likely.
Tim Lane Skoda Stadium beckons again on Sunday. Such is the nature of the modern AFL fixture, it will be my seventh look at Greater Western Sydney in the first 12 rounds.
Tim Lane The new incarnation of the NAB Cup may still give some indication of what's to come.
Tim Lane Harder and faster bodies have made football far more dangerous than many realise.
Tim Lane It's not just cattle on King Island, where three footy teams are going hell for leather for supremacy.