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Let Love In

It’s a sweet joy on three levels to be back at Princess aka “Ikon” park. Preeminent among these is to witness the birth of the AFLW between traditional scallywags Carlton and Collingwood. They come on foot, by bus, by tram, … Continue reading

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Generals and Oxes everywhere

Expectation, venting, grudge. The round 2 clash between Carlton and Collingwood drew 84,000 fans to the MCG. The ex coach Mick Malthouse versus the former loyal captain and assistant coach Nathan Buckley. It’s pretty obvious Mick Malthouse loves to read … Continue reading

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Second Chance…

Get an hour at the Three Crowns before this assignment to imagine what might be. After two lean seasons since the triumph of 2008, we discuss the ramifications on both our social calender and wallet should the Hawks join the … Continue reading

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Knocked out Loaded

My brother Robert of Can the Dees fame has jetted over from NZ with his eldest son Phillip to watch son Michael play in the Victorian Soccer League for Bentlieigh in the last game of the year. Rare Gwyther Football … Continue reading

The Blues had a baby…

Pleasant stroll after a couple of pots at the 3 Crowns in Victoria Street West Melbourne to the Roos one shot for the season at Friday Night Prime Time Football. Works too with 41,000 showing up – a fair jolt … 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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Black, White and Blue

Everything these days in a blockbuster for Collingwood. Still, no “BlockBuster Fatigue” this night for Mick’s Juggernaut in front of 83,000 thrill parched fans. Pies sparkled for 15 critical minutes in the second quarter to cruise to another win over … Continue reading

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