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AFL Round 21: Hawthorn vs. Geelong

From the stocky little midfielder that nobody wanted to a Rising Star, Premiership Captain & Brownlow Medalist, the story of Sam Mitchell’s perseverance to make it to the very top of the game is now a well-worn tale. But as we now shake our heads in disbelief as to how Mitchell could have ever been overlooked in his draft year, has the AFL industry actually learnt its lesson?

AFL Round 4: Geelong vs. St Kilda

There were two moments that summed up the fortunes of Geelong in the 2008 and 2009 Grand Finals. And there was one player who was central to both moments - Cameron Mooney. He is also the only player that has celebrated both a birthday and a premiership on the same day for over 20 years. But does a footballer's birthday really matter? More than you think.

AFL Round 2: Geelong vs. Hawthorn

2018 represents the 10 year anniversary of Hawthorn's 2008 Premiership success and the coming together of the greatest ever left-footed team. But is it really true that left-footers are better kicks of the football? The Weekend Preview investigates.

AFL Semi Final: Geelong vs. Sydney

I see it, but I don’t believe it! Re-living the 2005 Semi Final between Sydney and Geelong through the words of the players and coaches. And what does history tell us about Week 2 of the Finals when the Qualifying Finals losers play the Elimination Finals winners?

AFL Finals Preview Special

The 8 teams playing Finals represent the 8 best defences in the AFL. And if defence wins premierships, then who will we see in the Grand Final in 4 weeks time? As a bonus edition, The Weekend Preview assesses the strengths and weaknesses of all 8 finalists.

AFL Round 23: Geelong vs. GWS Giants

Geelong's record at Kardinia Park is remarkable. But why are they so good at home? Is it because the umpires are being overly influenced by a boisterous home crowd? The Weekend Preview investigates.

AFL Round 8: Essendon vs. Geelong

The great Geelong and Essendon teams have always been synonymous with exciting attacking football. And if there is one game between the two teams that has symbolised this philosophy to attacking football, it would be the Ablett-Salmon shootout of 1993.

AFL Round 4: Hawthorn vs. Geelong

What they don’t have, I think, is the quality of some of our players; they don’t have the psychological drive we have. We’ve beaten Geelong when it matters. Jeff Kennett, 2009.