3 clubs, 23 rounds, A slab of passion….

Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Demon’s Playground

Fresh from the premiere of Fred Schepsi’s “Eye of the Storm” at the Melbourne International Film Festival, I venture to the MCG for Hawthorn V Melbourne is search of defensive mise en scene. Fred is in town to also show … Continue reading

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A Shaw Bet

A flag in the bag and another one on the way. What better way to stuff up the back to back march than putting on a few bets and hitting the Footy Show to show how the passion to coach … Continue reading

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Hird to be Humble

Dons V Hawks. Lines in the sand, Grannies through the 80s, Brereton’s kiss on Duckworth, Lloydy’s final desperate act to lift his side against a ball chasing Brad Sewell. My hip has been slowly going and after not being able … Continue reading

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Nostalgia for Suburban Balance

The good ol days – Arden Street oval, the Lakeside oval, smokin at the footy, polystyrene eskys full to the brim with 750ml steel cans of Carlton Draught, no name footy boots, buttons on guernseys, mud, puddles on the ground, … Continue reading

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West of the Guest

Guest blogger and erstwhile Season 2011 partner Erin McCuskey calls the action on her beloved Pies as they take on the emerging West Coast Eagles as they punch through the post Ben Cousin’s “Trouble in Paradise” era. Pies fans – … Continue reading

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