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1974 – Footscray's 50th VFL season: Part 1 – The pre-season

Footscray's VFL 50th: Pre-season

In this first article in a new series examining Footscray's 1974 VFL season – its 50th in the 'big league' – Mic Rees looks back at how the Bulldogs shaped up in the pre-season.


Coodabeen Champions, eh? The irony is, they are.

Coodabeen Champions? They are!

For many fans, there's never been footy without the Coodabeen Champions. But as their time on radio comes to a close, Andrew Gigacz reflects on what will be a great loss.


Footy Research

The demise of University in the VFL

The demise of University in the VFL

Shortly after war broke out in Europe in 1914, University Football Club withdrew from the VFL. Here's how the club's league demise was reported.



The "Perfidy" of Ron Barassi

As the footy world mourns Ron Barassi's passing, a look back at how The Bulletin's 'Batman' dealt with the legend's move to Carlton in 1964.


Treasure Trove

One kick saves North in hectic finish

One kick saves North in hectic finish

The recent AFLW Grand Final between the Lions and Kangaroos reminds us of the first time their two men's sides met in a final in  1958. 


Fitzroy premiers

Fitzroy premiers

The Age's football correspondent Pivot, reports on Fitzroy's Grand Final win over Collingwood in 1922 to claim its seventh VFL premiership.



The death of Harry Goding

The death of Harry Goding

Tributes for Harry Goding came from The Record, The Sun and The Australasian upon news of his sudden death, aged 64, in 1924.



On this day 22 years ago, Geelong thrashed St Kilda at Kardinia Park by 122 points. That margin remains the greatest in any of the 80 V/AFL matches played on April 21. — Andrew Gigacz

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Wanganeen's miracle goal

Gavin Wanganeen kicks one of the great goals of the 1994 AFL season for Essendon against Richmond at Princes Park.

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Source: AFL Tables

AFL 2024 Season

For a complete summary of the 2024 AFL season, including the fixture, results and ladder, click here.

2024 AFL Ladder

# Club P Pts %
1 Geelong 6 24 141.28
2 Sydney 6 20 135.25
3 Greater Western Sydney 6 20 129.67
4 Carlton 6 20 117.52
5 Port Adelaide 6 16 121.19
6 Melbourne 6 16 118.48
7 Essendon 6 16 92.70
8 Western Bulldogs 6 12 122.99
9 Fremantle 6 12 108.02
10 Collingwood 6 12 97.57
11 Gold Coast 6 12 93.95
12 Brisbane 6 8 105.05
13 St. Kilda 6 8 89.59
14 West Coast 6 8 75.52
15 Adelaide 6 4 84.13
16 Richmond 6 4 79.46
17 Hawthorn 6 4 77.14
18 North Melbourne 6 0 57.04


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Micro Noises

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Kicking off a premiership defence with five wins on the trot is a good thing, yeah? Maybe not, says Gigs.


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* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.