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I’ll stand by you….

As we approach the final game for the season, let’s visit some of my great moments in standing at the footy: Slade alive by Doug Wade 1974 My first experience in finals standing room came in the 1974 Preliminary final … Continue reading

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Culling Cats

Cats and the internet are a match made in heaven however this is not that kind of post. In the week leading up to this now traditional Easter Monday game between these two great rivals of the modern era, a … Continue reading

Ghost of a Mission Accomplished

The footy beanie has long been maligned as the fashion province of the “wack job” when worn outside of game day or work/school “footy dress up days”. Yet I’ve worn one consistently for over 50 years in a variety of … Continue reading

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Brain fades to grey

Just 12 months ago we celebrated the Kanga’s extraordinary win over then flag favourite Geelong. The bloke in front of me in the members hugged me joyously sensing he’d witnessed a rebirth.  A summer of ’67 descended upon Arden Street … Continue reading

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Kicking your can all over the place

The young teenage girl in front of me spent the majority of the final quarter of last years Preliminary final with her head in her lap unable to witness the response of her beloved Hawks to a 20 point deficit. … Continue reading

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9 + Lives

Jeff Kennett sold off a lot of things during his time as Premier of Victoria in the 90’s. Power, schools, Gas, Freeways. If only he had got Cabinet approval to sell off his mouth. In the lead up to this … Continue reading

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Return of the Wobble?

It came down to this in the last round. 1 versus 2 in an orgy of strutting one upmanship on the eve of the 2011 Finals series. The night was perfect. No wind. A light dew on the grass. We’d … Continue reading

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Geelong ReBooted

Big crowd at the G to see the undefeated ones. Pies lose it after umpire over rules Pendelbury determined major advantage rule play on. Cats controlled it most of the night. Lots of Pies went missing. Had to happen. Means … Continue reading

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Hawks can’t repeat 2008

Sun Drenched G day after the drama of the Anzac Day clash and Storms defeat at the hands of the warriors. Upon arrival we encounter “Hawka” on his way to the ground. Hawks explode early with three goals on the … Continue reading

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