Old Rivals. New Era

BY BOZZA The dawn of an exciting new era for the AFL will see two of the games bitterest rivals renew hostilities at a traditional battlefield. Ikon Park, or Princes Park as most would remember it, will host the AFLW season opener between Carlton and Collingwood next week. The match, originally set down for the … More Old Rivals. New Era

The Bozza Awards – The Five Most Memorable Moments of 2016

BY BOZZA As another journey around the sun draws to a close, it presents us with the opportunity to look back at the year that was 2016. It is a wonderful time where sporting fans can argue with one another as to what were the best moments, achievements, and performances of the year. To that … More The Bozza Awards – The Five Most Memorable Moments of 2016

The Art of the Deal

BY BOZZA “The next question you might ask yourselves,” he continued with a more intense tone, “is what loyalty you should give your club if, one day, you might be traded for a player we need more than we need you.” His eyes checked their faces, he raised his hands, open-palmed, in a gesture that … More The Art of the Deal

Marcus Bontempelli And Comparisons Of Greatness

BY BOZZA This weekend afl.com.au posed the question ‘Is the Bont the best 20-year-old we’ve seen?’ As at Monday lunchtime the accompanying survey saw two out of every five of the 25,100 respondents agree that he was. The interesting thing with afl.com.au, having better success than Donald Trump’s campaign team, was the fact that they … More Marcus Bontempelli And Comparisons Of Greatness

Flashback Friday: VFL/AFL’s Highest Scoring Grand Final

BY BOZZA This #flashbackfriday we rewind to the highest scoring VFL/AFL Grand Final in history played on this day, 44 years ago in 1972. Like the 1990 decider, Carlton and Richmond met for the Premiership in October due to an earlier Final being drawn and requiring a replay. October 7, 1972 dawned a dull and … More Flashback Friday: VFL/AFL’s Highest Scoring Grand Final

What Should A Million Dollars A Year Buy?

  BY BOZZA After the Western Bulldogs crushing Round 12 victory over Brisbane last year, their 19-year old developing key forward Tom Boyd received a NAB Rising Star nomination. With all due deference to the Rising Star Award, Boyd and his potential had already, and more lucratively, been recognised. A 7 year, $7million contract the … More What Should A Million Dollars A Year Buy?