Gordon P Smith Roar Pro

Gordon P Smith

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About

I'm a Yank who stays up Friday and Saturday nights from March through September to get my fix o'footy.

Member Since:
 
February 2017
Based In:
 
Idaho, USA
Favourite Sports:
AFL,

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Hold the brakes on AFL expansion

Hold the brakes on AFL expansion

5 days ago

Three closely related issues floated in the background of the AFL this week, behind the jumper punches and the injuries and the comparisons of flawed title contenders.

Sledging, racism and the Golden Rule

Sledging, racism and the Golden Rule

17 May 2017

There were two intriguing statements in the AFL this past week that harken back to the racism column I wrote a few weeks ago.

Seven questions an American AFL fan needs answered

Seven questions an American AFL fan needs answered

15 May 2017

They say that the secret of making people think you’re smart is not to say anything to contradict that. For some people, that means not to say anything at all.

How will the top eight look come September?

How will the top eight look come September?

9 May 2017

The two longest finals participation streaks in the AFL belong to the Hawthorn Hawks and the Sydney Swans, who have each competed in the eight-team finals bracket for seven consecutive years, from 2010-2016.

Racism and sport: A mirror of our society

Racism and sport: A mirror of our society

5 May 2017

Although I live and breathe Aussie Rules, I am an American citizen, and have lived my entire life in the western United States. It’s also relevant to this article to point out that I am beige in colour, and my ancestry is mostly from the British Isles, many centuries ago.

A rare double dynasty demise in the AFL

A rare double dynasty demise in the AFL

4 May 2017

As an American with a footy addiction, one of my childrens’ favourite things to tease me about is that because of the timezones, I enjoy my Saturday afternoon games on Friday night.