IF you’ve been living under a rock the past week you probably haven’t heard about Lewis Young. The Western Bulldogs defender made his debut against Carlton on the weekend at … Continue reading The 7 youngest players ever to make their VFL debut
The Hickey Stand is a light-hearted look at the AFL, that tries to be informative and often fails.
YOU’VE probably heard the origin stories of your club’s mascots. Like how Geelong became the Cats because a cartoonist suggested they needed a black cat for luck. Or how Melbourne … Continue reading The 12 name origins of the cities and suburbs involved in the VFL
IT’s easy to be a rubbish player and win a flag, because you’ve got 20 other blokes next to you pulling their weight. What’s difficult is being a rubbish coach … Continue reading The 7 worst* coaches who managed to win a flag
AN ADMIRED family member said it all when I pitched this article: “I’m shocked it’s only seven things.” To be fair, I do watch a hell of a lot of … Continue reading The 7 things the Channel 7 commentary team does that gives us the shits
LET’S be honest, most of you probably haven’t heard of Cobden let alone been there. So we’ve decided to run a new series of articles that focuses solely on country … Continue reading That’s Bush League: Cobden edition
IT ain’t easy being Greene, particularly when you kick 0.5 and essentially cost your team the game. But Toby Greene’s inaccuracy on Sunday against the Blues wasn’t even close to … Continue reading The 7 most inaccurate performances where the player didn’t kick a goal
IT’S State of Origin time in the northern states and we all know what that means: AFL media will put together theoretical Aussie Rules Origin teams, old school fans will pine … Continue reading The 12 TAC Cup teams and how they would look if we had a rep round
IN years gone by, the Geelong debut of Aaron Black a couple of weeks ago would have been met with a ticker tape parade down Moorabool Street, for nobody can do … Continue reading The 22 Geelong key forwards of the past 20 years that didn’t really work out
KANE Cornes is absolutely right. The unjust media-led assassination of Toby Greene for a legitimate attempt at a spoil is a stain on our fair game.
ANZAC Day probably means something different to every one of us, so we won’t get on high horse and tell you what you should and shouldn’t do today. We haven’t … Continue reading The 5 war stories of league footballers we thought you might enjoy
REMEMBER the days when Geelong were at the top of the ladder, the Hawks were free-falling after a decade of dominance, the Swans couldn’t buy a win, Ablett’s career was … Continue reading The 20 things footy fans who grew up in the 90s will get all sentimental about
WE at The Hickey Stand love a good shit-hot take, and this was going to be one of the very shittiest hot takes you’ve ever seen. To cut a long story short: … Continue reading The 259 reasons to fight racial vilification in the AFL