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Maddy Friend

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A long-suffering St Kilda fan waiting for the day the premiership cup returns to Moorabbin. Just taking it one week at a time.

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April 2014

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Gaff’s gaffe: What role do character assessments play in tribunal decisions?

Gaff's gaffe: What role do character assessments play in tribunal decisions?

8 Aug 2018

In the wake of Andrew Gaff’s one-hit punch on Fremantle’s Andrew Brayshaw on Sunday afternoon, the football world was lining up to condemn the Eagle for his actions, which left Brayshaw with a broken jaw and four displaced teeth.

Hawthorn’s list is at a crossroads – here’s what the club can do

Hawthorn's list is at a crossroads – here's what the club can do

25 Jul 2018

At the beginning of this season, Hawthorn found themselves at a crossroads in terms of list management – not yet needing to undertake a full-blown rebuild, but with some questions over the depth of younger players.

The left-field AFL trade targets nobody is talking about – but should be

The left-field AFL trade targets nobody is talking about - but should be

11 Jul 2018

It’s around this time every year that the trade rumour mill starts going into overdrive, particularly around the big-name free agents such as Rory Sloane, Tom Lynch, and Jeremy McGovern.

Wimbledon Week 1 review: Men’s finalists all but set as Aussies crash and burn

Wimbledon Week 1 review: Men's finalists all but set as Aussies crash and burn

9 Jul 2018

Five Australians made it through to the third round at Wimbledon, but, unfortunately, none progressed to the fourth.

2018 Wimbledon preview

2018 Wimbledon preview

2 Jul 2018

It’s been exactly ten years since Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer played their epic, five-hour final here, which handed Nadal his first Wimbledon victory.

Trout out: Saints fishing in the wrong pond for a long-term solution

Trout out: Saints fishing in the wrong pond for a long-term solution

27 Jun 2018

Last week, news emerged that long-time St Kilda recruiting manager Tony ‘Trout’ Elshaug had decided to step down as a response to the team’s dismal season.