Brisbane vs. Richmond Form Preview

Saturday, September 7 Second Qualifying Final Brisbane vs Richmond, Gabba, 7.25pm AEST   Brisbane 2019 Season Record: 16 Wins, 6 Losses Last 5 Games LOSS Richmond 55-82 WIN Geelong 75-74 WIN Gold Coast 144-53 WIN Western Bulldogs 98-80 WIN Hawthorn … Read more

GWS Giants vs. Western Bulldogs Form Preview

Saturday, September 7 Second Elimination Final GWS Giants vs Western Bulldogs, Giants Stadium, 3.20pm AEST   GWS Giants 2019 Season Record: 13 Wins, 9 Losses Last 5 Games WIN Gold Coast 127-55 LOSS Western Bulldogs 65-126 LOSS Hawthorn 29-85 WIN … Read more

Geelong vs. Collingwood Form Preview

Friday, September 6 First Qualifying Final Geelong v Collingwood, MCG, 7.50pm AEST   Geelong 2019 Season Record: 16 Wins, 6 Losses Last 5 Games WIN Carlton 129-61 LOSS Brisbane 74-75 WIN North Melbourne 69-14 LOSS Fremantle 61-95 WIN Sydney 107-80 … Read more

AFL Finals Week 1 Selections by Graeme Kelly

Patrick Dangerfield has been starring but Gary Ablett may be the key factor for Geelong against Collingwood in the first AFL qualifying final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday night.   Now 35 years old Ablett still retains much … Read more

West Coast vs. Essendon Form Preview

Thursday, September 5 First Elimination Final West Coast vs. Essendon, Optus Stadium, 8.10pm AEST   West Coast 2019 Season Record: 15 Wins 7 Losses Last 5 Games LOSS Hawthorn 67-105 LOSS Richmond 82-88 WIN Adelaide 90-80 WIN Carlton 99-75 WIN … Read more

Memsie Stakes Preview by Neale Donnelley

THE racing game is an ever-changing, ever-evolving industry and tomorrow’s Group 1 $1 million Memsie Stakes (1400m) is real proof of that.   The mighty mare Winx may be retired but almost on cue Sydney’s brilliant ALIZEE has slotted into … Read more

AFL Finals Outlook by Graeme Kelly

Going into the first AFL finals round the most intriguing question is whether Brisbane can reverse the loss to Richmond at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Round 23.   There certainly are several reasons that the Lions can go into … Read more

Morphettville Aug 24 Selections by Peter Ellis

Race 1: Hafaawa (5) Roccabascerana (1) Intrigue (6) Better Harden Up (4) Race 2: Bling Dynasty (3) The Statesman (2) Sasko (1) Flow Meter [4] Race 3: Arty Lucas (2) Bronski (3) Yulong September (5) Sir Garfield (4) Race 4: … Read more

Winx Stakes Preview by Neale Donnelley

GODOLPHIN’S gun open-age galloper AVILIUS tackles a hot field and some intriguing history when he resumes in the Group 1 $500,000 Winx Stakes (1400m) in Sydney.   The former Warwick Stakes was re-named after the great mare Winx won her … Read more

AFL Round 23 Selections by Graeme Kelly

An incredible season of home-and-away upsets comes to an intriguing conclusion this weekend.   After 22 rounds Brisbane – 15th last year –  Geelong, West Coast, Richmond, Collingwood, Greater Western Sydney and Essendon have secured places in the finals.   … Read more

Morphettville Aug 17 Selections by Peter Ellis

Race 1 Going Gaga [1] Egyptian Gold [2] Marina [4] Dalswinton [5] Race 2 Aagas [4] Flow Meter [5] Excessabeel [6] Up ‘n’ Rolling [2] Race 3 Kemalpasa [3] Social Spin [1] Tequila Time [4] Diapason [6] Race 4 Defiant … Read more

P.B. Lawrence Stakes Preview by Neale Donnelley

WITH a hint of Spring in the air and some real class returning to the track, punters get their first crack at a serious weight-for-age clash at Caulfield tomorrow.   The Group 2 $200,000 P. B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) is … Read more

AFL Round 22 Selections by Graeme Kelly

This is the week for Geelong’s headline players – led by Patrick Dangerfield, Gary Ablett and captain Joel Selwood – to prove they are still super stars if the Cats are to defeat Brisbane at the Gabba. Although still league … Read more

Caulfield Aug 17 Selections by Peter Ellis

Race 1: Pippie (12) Gododdin (10) I’m Telling Ya (9) Gibbon (7) Race 2: Rat With Goldtooth (5) Toryjoy (1) Benitoite (2) Collectable (7) Race 3: New Universe (6) Beau Balmain (8) Guizot (7) Douglas Macarthur (5) Race 4: Shot … Read more

Graham “Polly” Farmer by Graeme Kelly

(Born March, 1935 – died August, 2019)   Graham “Polly” Farmer is arguably the greatest ruckman to play Australian Football. He was also a trailblazer for indigenous people playing the game. “Polly”, who died in Perth on August 14 aged … Read more

Hoppegarten Aug 11 Selections by Peter Ellis

Race 1 Corbusier [1] Almolonga [4] Turbulence [8] Race 2 Cioccoholic [2] Nero de Avolo [9] Lips Queen [5] Race 3 Olympe [12] Stex [5] Cliffs Art [8] Race 4 Wildfang [3] Princess Zoe [5] Monpti [4] Race 5 Big … Read more