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Contenders for the 2017 Coleman Medal

Every year, the league's biggest goal kickers fight it out in the race for the prestigious Coleman Medal, awarded to the player that kicks the highest number of goals across the home and away season. Across the last two seasons,...

AFLW Player of the Year – Round 3

After three rounds in the 2017 AFL Women's season we now have two teams in Adelaide and the Brisbane Lions that remain undefeated, with Carlton and Melbourne sitting one win behind them, but very much still in the hunt...

Sliding Doors: What if Nick Davis didn’t sink the Cats in 2005.

The Sydney Swans 2005 AFL premiership ended a drought of 72 years for the club formerly known as South Melbourne, who then became Sydney after the controversial 1982 northern relocation of the beleaguered Swans. But, what if the Swans never...

AFLW Player of the Year – Round 2

The Round 2 action in the 2017 AFL Women's season saw three teams in Adelaide, Brisbane and Carlton remain undefeated. However, on the other side of the equation Collingwood, Fremantle and the GWS Giants all remain winless. Friday night saw the Crows...

AFLW Player of the Year – Round 1

Well, what a bumper opening round of the AFL Women's season we saw on the weekend, with unexpectedly large crowds, plenty of excitement on field and in the stands, as well as an upset on Sunday afternoon down at Casey Fields. Carlton of...

AFL Women’s Player of the Year

As the historic first season of AFL Women's football is now upon us with the opening clash between Carlton and Collingwood, we here at The Drop Punt thought it only fitting that there be an award from our perspective...

Bob Murphy and James Kelly, the next milestone men

The 2016 season saw the retirement of two of the games longest serving players, and modern day club icons. Firstly North Melbourne and new AFL games record holder Brent Harvey, after 21 years and 432 games was given his marching...

Christmas wishes for your footy club.

As we near Christmas Day and the end of 2016, undoubtedly many people will be giving and receiving some wonderful gifts, while spending time with loved ones. While fans of the Bulldogs variety experienced the ultimate gift with the Doggies' inspiring...

Five players that made the game what it is today

You can count on a number of things happening at the start of a footy season these days: Richmond beating Carlton, concerns over free agency and complaints about how the game isn’t what it used to be. When it comes...

Clark and Geelong part company

This afternoon, the Geelong Football Club decided to part company with forward Mitch Clark after an injury riddled two years at the Cats. For the 29-year-old, Geelong was Clark's third AFL club after stints at the Brisbane Lions, and at Melbourne. Clark...