Melbourne Demons

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Anatomy of the loser AFL club: when is the sting of sporting failure worse? | Geoff Lemon
To fall just short? To never know how it feels to get close? To land between, avoiding either pole?

Geoff Lemon

27, Sep, 2021 @2:34 AM

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‘This is the start’: Goodwin predicts big things for long-suffering Demons
The Melbourne coach has declared his side’s first AFL premiership in 57 years is “not the end of anything”.

Guardian sport and agencies

25, Sep, 2021 @11:23 PM

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AFL 2021 grand final: Demons beat Bulldogs to break premiership drought – as it happened
Melbourne claimed their first flag since 1964 in a historic decider in Perth

Geoff Lemon (later) Jonathan Howcroft (earlier)

25, Sep, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Relentless Melbourne Demons overrun Western Bulldogs in AFL grand final
Melbourne have consigned a 57-year premiership drought to history after orchestrating a remarkable second-half turnaround in Perth

Guardian sport

25, Sep, 2021 @12:12 PM

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Distanced from the world, disconnected from our team and slowly losing our minds
For Victorians all too familiar with lockdown it has been a strange time to be a rusted-on AFL fan

Jonathan Horn

23, Sep, 2021 @2:20 AM

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Without AFL grand final Melbourne’s streets are a requiem for a team | Nino Bucci
Walking between the Demons’ and Bulldogs’ home grounds helps make sense of a city wedded to footy for 160 years

Nino Bucci

21, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Thanks to my dad I am a Demons die-hard; I’m also a footy feminist | Emily Weekes
What would my father, a former Melbourne player, make of an AFL grand final between two pioneering teams?

Emily Weekes

20, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Move over Western Bulldogs, you’ve had your AFL fairytale. It’s the Demons’ turn now | Bridget Barker
The Doggies showed how to break a premiership drought in 2016. Fifty-seven years of despair and pitying looks for Melbourne

Bridget Barker

15, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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AFL fans play the waiting game before all-Melbourne grand final in Perth
Big wins from the Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs in their preliminary finals have set up a tantalising grand final

Jonathan Horn

12, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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AFL 2021 preliminary final: Melbourne crush Geelong by 83 points – as it happened
Max Gawn kicked five goals to lead the Demons past the Cats and to their first grand final in 21 years

Geoff Lemon

10, Sep, 2021 @12:49 PM

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AFL 2021 round 23: Demons stun Cats to claim minor premiership – as it happened
Melbourne overturned a 44-point deficit to beat Geelong by four points and be crowned minor premiers for the first time since 1964

Scott Heinrich

21, Aug, 2021 @12:33 PM

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Western Bulldogs lead AFL’s fab five as top-four race narrows
The AFL’s top five have broken clear of the pack but which four will earn a double chance in September?

Scott Heinrich

04, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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