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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Enter the Boom Box

I recall only one game worse than this – a cold wet windy slog between Fitzroy and Hawthorn in 1979 fought in “Arctic blast” conditions.  That day only 6000 diehards braved the elements in the then standing room terraces. A … Continue reading

The House of Coleman

Adjacent to the mother of all Chip fryer exhaust fans one row from the back of Etihad stadium, this game was interpreted through an attack on the sense of smell as the frying oil progressively met it’s use-by date during … Continue reading

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Mick’s big moments – Round 1

A long round of footy teased and bored as we all went a weekend without seeing our heroes. Here’s some of Mick’s highlights: FootyTips server failure during the first half of Round 1 and subsequent re-allocation of all tips to … Continue reading

Roo Cull

  A major cull of expectations began mid way through the second quarter for Roo fans during their opening round clash with Essendon. Jumped by 4 Don goals at the start due to a distinct lack of defensive accountability – … Continue reading

No turn for the Worm

The sun set for us in the Collingwood Social Club overlooking the Yarra Harbour, beer in hand and glorious weather a pretext for the prevailing opening bounce optimism. Enter the Purple monster. The sun rose for Collingwood fans after their … Continue reading

Gifts that refuse to stop giving

The new season is almost upon us! Not too late to get some terrific new fan merchandise for yourself that tells it like it is. Here’s a selection that have caught our eye. “Time is the fire in which we … Continue reading

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A spoonful of sugar

The art of the spectacular mark compels us to suspend our understanding of gravity. As a child I internalised the notion of the bird man and came to the realisation that I wanted to be an action man. Permanently steeped … Continue reading

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