Articles by Rohan Connolly
What Makes Geelong So Damn Good At Kardinia Park?
We talk about fortresses when strong teams seem even more invincible on their home grounds, but surely football has never known as pronounced a home ground advantage as the Cats have enjoyed at Kardinia Park?READ MORE
AFL Umpiring Has A Serious 'Holding The Ball' Problem
For most of this season, it seems, it’s been getting harder and harder for players to win a free for holding the ball, and that's becoming a massive problem.READ MORE
Is The AFL Premiership Race Still A Marathon And Not A Sprint?
The 2021 premiership will be won by a team that not only has fewer shockers than its rivals, but instead produces its very best at the time which matters most.READ MORE
Are AFL Umpires Suffering From Mental Exhaustion?
Are we asking too much of umpires? Are we going to see more clangers when it comes to more basic officiating moments because umpires’ heads have simply been filled with too much information?READ MORE
Have The WA Teams Regressed Away From Home?
Have the Western Australian teams actually regressed in their ability to win on the road?READ MORE
So Far, AFL Season 2021 Is Proving To Be Cliche-Proof
We’re four rounds into a new AFL season, and perhaps the most important conclusion to be drawn so far is this...... that you can’t draw any conclusions.READ MORE
Sydney Have Once Again Re-Written The AFL's List Management Rules
Sydney have performed so well, and for so long now, they have plenty of confidence that even if their team is indeed down, it won’t remain down for long.READ MORE
The AFL’s Re-Designed Obstacle Course Makes For A Wide Open Premiership Race
Most seasons, we’re counting only on an incremental improvement or the falling away of this team or that, to change the landscape of the AFL ladder. In 2021, however, several more hurdles have been placed along the six-month obstacle course.READ MORE