AFL Round 7 – St Kilda v Carlton: From Twitter to Twigley

by Tony Reed

Twitter Report – St Kilda v Carlton Mon 10/5/10

6.36 pm – just made train from work at Glenferrie

6.55 pm – arrived Gate 9 at Etihad.  Where’s Barb and Charles?

7.00 pm – Charles arrives with tickets.  Apparently am concession ticket holder tonight

7.10 pm – Omens good.  2 pies and coke in hand.  Row E right next to Carlton officials – even better

7.20 pm – bounce.  Lady behinds voice gravelled.  Can she make it all?  21 degrees inside and 18 outside – go the dome and Monday night footy

7.21 pm – Waite shot at goal – miss

7.22 pm – Waite great running mark but misses again.

7.23 pm – Gwilt goals for saints following chain of handpasses – bugger – against the flow

7.36 pm – great running play – Garlett from 50 bounces it through – in front

7.31 pm – this time Waite gets one – after hands in back – lucky.

7.35 pm – Waite again – where’s St Kilda?

7.39 pm – Judd to Waite 3rd goal – what the?

7.41 pm – Out of middle – Garlett gets ball from 50 and goals.  Winning lead?  26 points.  We’re flying

7.44 pm – Eddie marks over Raf Clarke.  I see it but don’t believe it.

7.48 pm – Our man on the ground Jordan Russell reaffirms Dickens view of his play “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times” with error resulting in Schneider goal.  22 points lead.

7.51 pm – quarter time – very happy well in front – 21 points

8.01 pm – Jack Steven gets on end of kick for goal – only 14 points.  Can’t be this close?

8.06 pm – Phew! Irishman goals following Eddie genius

8.07 pm – Yarram!  26 points the diff – its got to be our night

8.10 pm – Garletts turn!  Man in front doing impressive dance – things are definitely good

8.15 pm – Setanta’s little helpers goal again (Garlett) on the run.  He’s got 4!

8.18 pm – Murph mark and goal. Judd walks by while on the bench – cheers fantastic – I must be dreaming

8.35 pm – half time – 32 points Carlton’s way.  We’ve decided we love Monday night footy.

8.46 pm – Enjoying half time – Barb sends text to Sophie in Cambodia.  Scoreboard says 40,842 in ground as 3rd quarter starts

8.50 pm – Eddie marks, gets 50 and goals

8.52 pm – another 50 with goal to Gibbs  – 43 points – its game over

9.02 pm – Simmo runs hard gets ball forward for Irishman to goal from the ground

9.07 pm – Houla goal – never in doubt.

9.18 pm – ¾ time – 42 points our way – unbelievable

9.26 pm –  Judd goal – can sense drooling commentators

9.34 pm – Eddie goal after Waite’s work

9.35 pm – Eddie – yes!

9.36 pm – fast Eddie 3-in-3 mins

9.40 pm – speed of Garlett ends up in Waite’s 4th goal – speed is killing the saints

9.49 pm – Eddie again – must be b.o.g

9.54 pm – Montanga goal – there is another side playing

9.56 pm – final siren – 61 points up. 15.2 since quarter time.

9.58 pm – ‘We are the navy Blues’ being song loud and clear.  Can’t get any better than this, can it?

10.00 pm –I stand corrected.  Just walked passed Rebecca Twigley

E ground

Comments

  1. Peter Flynn says:

    Reedyboy,

    The assassins do it again.

    Good to see no Deveny-style tweets here.

  2. Andrew Fithall says:

    7.48 Tweet disallowed. Too many characters. The equivalent of Holding the Ball.

  3. Love it when Blues way ahead of selves

  4. John Butler says:

    Dips

    We still couldn’t hold a candle to the Pies in that regard.

  5. JB – fair point

  6. JB and Dips (comments 4 and 5), refer to my anagram in this week’s GigStats to reinforce those views.

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