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Tag Archives: Round 5

Oh! What a Lovely War!

History is in the air at tonight at Etihad. It adds an edge to spiteful proceedings later.  The Roos are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their first VFL premiership, snared during their golden era under Ron Barrassi who is doing a … 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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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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Anzac Day 2013

A hushed reverence greets the battle weary elders as they take the MCG stage. Between them – numerous campaigns, untold formations, fallen comrades and tragic failed overseas expeditions. A knock about crew bound together by their collective combat experience. Their … 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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Anzac Day

We took in the Lou Richards Room for a 3 courser and some quaff. Lotta expectation about this one after last years debacle. We came down with some mates but were late after their kids played with the car radio … Continue reading

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Hey Troo Roo

Beautiful Easter Sunday sets up the twilight game of the round as two winless monoliths go to war at the E. Roos control the game for most of it but cant put the Tiges away. They rise after a big … Continue reading

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