Perth Zoo elephant backs Dockers

Many Fremantle Dockers fans have come out of the woodwork recently – including Tricia the Asian elephant. Perth Zoo’s longest resident, Tricia had her allegiance put to the test when keepers put paintings of the Dockers and Hawks logos in front of the 56-year-old this week. And she lumbered straight up to the purple one, … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Budget week was almost a total waste of space as it was only a lead up for the next election. We can expect the finances to be left to whoever wins the next election. Whoever it is will find a huge loss difficult to manage. The disabled increase is the only good point in a … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU (Sunday Round-Up)

What a week. It seems we have been looking back over the last fifty years. The Beatles and James Bond are giving us nostalgia of times long ago. Have you forgotten Sir Cliff Richard and Status Quo are visiting us here in Australia? And who can forget The Rolling Stones. Living in the past brings … [Read the full story]

Forward march, for the Dockers

Geelong were easily second best as a Matthew Pavlich inspired Fremantle in an elimination final upset at the MCG yesterday. The Dockers kicked the game’s first seven goals then answered every Cats comeback attempt to win 14.12 (96) to 11.14 (80). Pavlich kicked six goals, three of the first five then three crucial last-half majors … [Read the full story]

Class shows as Pies dominate the Dockers

Collingwood are still top of the AFL ladder after a comfortable win over Fremantle at the MCG, and they looked more than a contender a Grand Final place. Led brilliantly by Brownlow Medallist Dane Swan, who ended the match with 43 possessions, seven tackles and two goals, the Magpies set up the win with a … [Read the full story]

Would YOU vote for a Royal Republic?

I have to admit the Brits know how to do the pomp and ceremony bit. The Queen has done a wonderful job over the past sixty years. Here in our paradise of a country we have been proud to see the celebrations. Shame about the rain and cold weather in flaming June in the UK. … [Read the full story]

Dockers welcome Zac Dawson

Although it will increase the competition for spots in Fremantle’s back six, defender Alex Silvagni has embraced the arrival of former St Kilda star Zac Dawson. Dawson, who was snared by the Dockers with pick No.10 in December’s pre-season draft, plays a similar role to Silvagni, with the pair able to battle out of their … [Read the full story]

On Grand Final day, it’s good to be an Ozzie

After smashing Geelong, Collingwood will go into the Grand Final as favourites, even though, both sides did have a week off, you’ve still got to fancy Collingwood. The Saints were deserved winners against the Bulldogs but it wasn’t easy. It is strange what people think on Grand Final day. I was talking to a Dockers … [Read the full story]

Freo smashed by the Cats

Geelong will meet Collingwood in an AFL preliminary final for the third time in four seasons after cruising to a 69-point semi-final win over Fremantle at the MCG. The Cats won 20.15 (135) to 10.6 (66), a result that was never in doubt after they belted the shell-shocked Dockers 8.1 to 1.1 in a dominant … [Read the full story]