Dustin Martin is ready to dominate the rest of AFL finals. Paul Roos says it won’t be easy but there is a strategy that could keep the Tigers superstar in check.
Joker, mentor, mate. Danny Frawley was the life of the party, and Paul Roos was grateful to share a 30-year journey with him.
Paul Roos, like the man he once brought to the Swans, Rhyce Shaw, began his senior coaching career mid-season. It has some advantages and plenty of pitfalls but Shaw has made a flying start with a significant tweak.
'At best a VFL side.' That's how Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett described Melbourne the year after Paul Roos arrived as coach. Never. Again.
The debate around red cards has been swirling for decades. Paul Roos believes there is one reason why it's different this time around. And that reason changes the whole shape of the discussion.
Can the Tigers go back-to-back? Is GWS ready? Can the Dees be a contender? Paul Roos has made some big calls.
I got chatting with a bloke on Waikiki Beach recently. A Collingwood supporter who wanted to talk about the state of the game. ‘Roosy,’ he said, ‘what do you see as the biggest problems facing footy, and how would you fix them?’ I didn’t go to Hawaii to talk about footy. But this got …
I was a Carlton supporter and, as an eight and nine-year-old, I went to the 1972 and `73 Grand Finals with a mate who was a Richmond fan. Carlton played Richmond in both – the Blues won in `72, the Tigers in `73. We were just kids, but even then the passion and sheer depth …