It’s almost that time where friends gather and barrackers flock to bars to scream and shout for their favorite Australian Football League or National Rugby League team in the Grand Final.

Former AFL star Warwick Capper, and his glorious mullet. // Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

The AFL Grand Final. The last time I had the good fortune to be at the event, soaking up the sun at the city end of the MCG, was 2006. I was there to watch the Swans go for back-to-back premierships. Short story: they lost. And I stood there in the fading light and cried. [...]

Jim Stynes and Matthew Wonaeamirri

Growing up, I had a wall covered in posters of two varieties – football and basketball. The basketball posters were cut-outs from magazines, and the football posters were larger-than-life (for a young fella) broadsheets of my heroes Jimmy Stynes and Garry Lyon. I was too young to appreciate the footballing talents of Robbie Flower live, [...]


Dream Team, or Fantasy Football as it is known in the United States, is a critical part of the lead-up to the footy season for Australian Football die-hards, and a great way to stay involved from afar as the season kicks into gear.

Collingwood vs. Essendon @ MCG

As football in America has concluded, us Aussie sports nuts living here can now turn our attention locally to baseball, the second half of the National Basketball Association season, or look back home for the start of the 2012 Australian Football League season! For those of you who are new to living in the States [...]