Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – AFLW Round 3 + AFLX!

This week, But first, we have all of the AFLW Round 3 results, an update on our tipping contest, and a recap of the AFLX experiment.  All of this and more on Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! AFLW Round 3 The Round started on North American Friday Night with a hotly-anticipated clash

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – AFLW Round 2

You know, I really like how Jeremy Clarkson does the intros each week for The Grand Tour.  In that vein, this week: And In reality, lots of things happened this week and will happen in the week coming up. It was another week and another loss for the defending champions, the AFLX

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2018 AFLW Round 1

Now that that bullshit the delicious Schadenfreude is over with, it's time to get into the REAL sports in this world. The AFLW season started this past weekend and we already had our first surprise of the year. We had another surprise in our Lady Footy Tipping Contest as a veteran tipper

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2018 Season Kickoff!

Now that the NFL off-season is here, it's time to move on to worthier pursuits.  I speak, of course, of AFL, AFLW, and AFLX. Yes, AFLX.  This is a brand new game the AFL is trying out to see if it can capture the imagination of countries that don't play cricket

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2018 Offseason Report

A LOT has happened since Richmond won the 2017 Premiership over the Adelaide Crows.  There has been controversy, movement, the release of schedules (plural), and there is an event coming this week that will be unique and awesome.  There is a lot to cover.  Let's begin. Welcome to Balls of Steel's

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Grand Final Recap

Well,  those of you that tuned in last Friday and followed along with our AFL Sexy Open Thread know already that the Richmond Tigers are your 2017 AFL Premiership winners! They started off well before Adelaide reacted and started taking control of the game in the first quarter.  However,  the Crows

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Preliminary Finals

It's always a bit weird when your team gets eliminated from the championship hunt, isn't it?  I mean, there are still games left to be played, in my case one, but a little air has been let out of the tires. Call it the Finals refractory period, if you will.

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Semi Finals

You know, sometimes it is nice to be wrong.  And to have something good happen first thing in the morning that gives you happiness the rest of the day.  No, I'm not talking about a morning blowjob, 69, or anal.   Not yet anyway. Let's get started! Welcome to Balls of Steel's

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Finals Bye Week edition

There were no games this weekend since the AFL instituted a bye last year between the last Round of the Home and Away season and the first week of Finals.   However, there was a lot of action on and off the field.  I will also review my preseason predictions

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 23

It's the end of the Home and Away season!  And what an end we had!  The final spot in the Eight came down to the last game of the season, which really seals this as one of the best AFL regular seasons ever.  Who got in?  Who choked?  READ ON! Welcome

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 22

There is one week left and we are still not sure who among a few teams will make the Eight. It's so nice that it comes down to the final week, isn't it?  Who got eliminated, who clinched, and who is in limbo?  READ ON! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL