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Paul Dawson

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Grand final at the MCG til 2057 shows limits of AFL’s power

Grand final at the MCG til 2057 shows limits of AFL's power

10 Jul 2018

On the morning of April 13 2018, Victorian premier Daniel Andrews confirmed on ABC Radio Melbourne what had already been revealed via a carefully targeted leak to The Footy Show the previous evening – the AFL grand final was extending its stay in Victoria for a further 20 years, to 2057.

30 is the AFL’s new 17: time for a different draft

30 is the AFL's new 17: time for a different draft

28 Jun 2018

One thing sometimes forgotten when discussing big issues in the AFL, is that football exists, much like our world in the marble bag at the end of Men in Black, as a very small part of a much wider world.

Damian Barrett scores 7/10 in his ways to fix footy

Damian Barrett scores 7/10 in his ways to fix footy

8 Jun 2018

Saw an interesting article on the AFL site, it listed ten ways to fix AFL football for the fans.

Divide and diminish: The AFL’s failed decade in Queensland

Divide and diminish: The AFL’s failed decade in Queensland

13 May 2018

In January 2008, a report surfaced in the media that the AFL had quietly registered an organisation called Gold Coast Football Club Ltd with ASIC.

There are 180 reasons why bad clubs are so bad

There are 180 reasons why bad clubs are so bad

20 Apr 2018

Last weekend was a discouraging weekend for the supporters of equalisation.

The long path towards putting pride back into the Lions

The long path towards putting pride back into the Lions

30 May 2017

It’s hard to describe the lonely existence of a Lions fan here in Brisbane – I suspect it’s rather what an endangered animal feels like, that sort of growing realisation you don’t see as many of you round anymore as you used to.