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Your Crikey guide to why AFL fantasy football is so damn popular

Your Crikey guide to why AFL fantasy football is so damn popular

AFL fantasy football has exploded in this country since Dreamteam was introduced in 2003. Leigh Josey looks at the reasons behind its unquestionable popularity.

The Aussie Rules football innovation that should, but never will, happen

The Aussie Rules football innovation that should, but never will, happen

Disillusioned at the divisions that have opened between footy's haves and have-nots? There is only one course open to the AFL that would maintain the integrity of the competition. That is to reduce the number of teams, writesPatrick Devery

R.I.P Allan

R.I.P Allan "Yabby" Jeans, 1933-2011, an AFL legend

Sad news today that Australian Rules football legend Alan Jeans has passed away at the age of 77.

Gaffe of the Week: AFL expert mistakes player for President

Gaffe of the Week: AFL expert mistakes player for President

First, Nine got News Limited mistaken for News International, now this! When will the madness stop!

Crikey Sports Jock Wrap -- the live from Cambodia edition (aka the Derryn Hinch Shame File edition)

Crikey Sports Jock Wrap -- the live from Cambodia edition (aka the Derryn Hinch Shame File edition)

It's Friday Thursday which can only mean one thing: Lethal and Cow talking footy, with special guest and big Bombers man Al Soutaris all the way from Cambodia. T

Crikey Sports Jock Wrap --  the Jeff Kennett golliwog edition

Crikey Sports Jock Wrap -- the Jeff Kennett golliwog edition

This week it's an all AFL podcast as Lethal, Cow and First Dog discuss the players dispute and what it means for WAGs, Callan Ward moving to GWS and Jeff Kennett's golliwog collection (yes really).

The inaugural Jock Wrap podcast

The inaugural Jock Wrap podcast

In its inaugural edition, the Jock Wrap addresses all the hot button topics, including the AFL hall of fame, Ricky Nixon (yes we know) and North Melbourne’s possible relocation to Hobart – plus all the tips for round 12 of the AFL.

Journalism fail: TV News in Melbourne goes into Kim Duthie overdrive

Journalism fail: TV News in Melbourne goes into Kim Duthie overdrive

Crikey Sports brings you the definitive video file on why everything is wrong with television news and current affairs in this country.

Save Aussie Rules reporting; save the subs

Save Aussie Rules reporting; save the subs

Fairfax Media’s decision to outsource its subediting work threatens to damage our enjoyment of Australian Rules football.