Greg Baum After Richmond's four-goal opening salvo, this encounter was condensed to a single question: when the Tigers play Carlton, how far in front is too far?
Greg Baum For Melbourne, the season has been reduced to mitigation of its margins of defeats.
Greg Baum Class and poise get unbeaten West Coast Eagles across the line.
Greg Baum Damien Hardwick is confident of lifting his youngsters to new heights.
Greg Baum Essendon was playing for no points and Richmond for academic points.
Greg Baum Richmond's theme song is the only one that literally gives its fans a speaking part.
Greg Baum In a classic final against the enemy of generations, one side gets it wrong.
Greg Baum It was Dreamtime at the 'G and there was much for those on hand to celebrate and appreciate.
Greg Baum and Jake Niall Upbeat coach hails Essendon's defensive effort against Sydney as best of year.
Greg Baum More than 80,000 descended onto a floodlit MCG, here was the heart of football.
Greg Baum Richmond is 2-0 for the first time since 1997, and St Kilda is 0-2 for the first time since 2000.
Greg Baum There is no premiership so coveted as the one that can never be won.
Greg Baum Essendon and Richmond, the traditional owners of this most joyous of AFL theme matches, have had their recent dark days - Richmond's in particular are the stuff of mythology - but this night met as...