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
The Hickey Stand is a light-hearted look at the AFL, that tries to be informative and often fails.
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
WE all love our own theme song, no matter what anyone else tells us. But some songs are just born great. Here’s our list, from worst to best, and a … Continue reading The 18 theme songs and their origins
FIRST of all, it’s great to be back in The Hickey Stand squad after a nasty bout of work and life commitments. It’s one of those unfortunate catastrophes of existence that … Continue reading The 7 pioneers who brought Aussie Rules to women
“T’WAS the days before Christmas, and down at ‘G, Lumumba retired, saying ‘it’s all about me!’, The bonuses were sent to the board members with care, while the players screamed … Continue reading The 44 grounds that have hosted an Aussie Rules game: Part III
FIRST of all let me apologise in advance to any greyhound racing fans reading this article. Secondly, if you haven’t read part one of this series, go back, read it, … Continue reading The 44 grounds that have hosted an Aussie Rules game: Part II
REMEMBER flicking through the Melways when you were a kid, trying to find the outline of footy grounds like Princes Park and Junction Oval? No? Just me? Well. Fuck.
SEASON’S end must be an absolute nightmare for some blokes. I mean, imagine you’re at your day job right now. You love what you do, the pay is pretty good … Continue reading The 5 player movements that would have blown up Twitter if they happened today
FIRST off, congratulations Paddy Dangerfield. While our petition to change the name of the Princes Highway to Highway to the Dangerzone didn’t get the support it deserved (it’s still signable: http://chn.ge/1Te0dwe), … Continue reading The 5 stories you might not have heard about past Brownlow Medallists