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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Troo Rout

“The ability to lose the unlosable is just absolutely diabolical in the end.” Stalin? Hermann Goering? Gerald Ford? Lance Armstong? No, Brad Scott, North Melbourne coach 2013. The kangaroos are a tease in 2013. Lauded to be deep finals bound … Continue reading

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Aint no second prize

It was the last defiant act on a diseased hip that seemed intent on crossing off its it’s own bucket list by standing for the 2012 AFL Grand Final, 4 days before my right hip replacement. Grand Final day was … Continue reading

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The point of rebuilding

Sainter Barry Breen kicked 5 points in 1966 Grand Final but its the last one which is now infamous. Watch the game today and tension is palpable from the old videotape – high pitched exaltations of expectation and the fear … Continue reading

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Shank, Rattle and Goal

As the twilight descended into night we stared agog as the number of missed handballs, shanked kicks, out on the fulls, miskicks, dropped marks, fumbles and inaccuracies mounted. This Hawks V Roos clash felt like a sluggish Sunday morning training … Continue reading

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