The Wrap looks at who’s going to be in September Heaven after Round Seven.
Last week it was Black Caviar, this week it’s The Black Cats; they too took on the cream of Sydney Town and showed them that they can do it running amok.
Schwab might be gone but shuffling the deck chairs is not going to alter the fact the Melbourne playing list is sub-standard, says The Wrap.
The Wrap is keeping a lid on the Tigers stuff but taking it off insofar as everything else is concerned. Here are his thoughts on Round 2.
In a typical Opening Round, the Village Idiot and the Drover’s Dog topped just about every tipping competition in the land.
The Wrap is back. No need to slug it out through 22 rounds of home and away, the Wrap can tell you how it finishes.
It takes a bit to draw the Wrap staff back from hibernation, but we believe the crisis at Melrose Drive & Jellymont House warrants such a re-call.
THE GRAND FINAL WRAP WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL And what a Grand Finalé to a Grand Season it’s been Eddie. Just in case you’re not sure of the words of The Tinseltowners’ song we’ve printed them out so we can all sing along with The Loyal Sons & Daughters. Cheer, Cheer the Red and the [Read more]
The Wrapster gives his two cents on Jobe, Juddy, Swan, a twilight Grand Final and the Tigers….and he’s just getting started.
WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL And what a round it’s been in Footy Eddie. The Barry Crockers started off like a German Band and finished with a dirge. They’ll probably say it wasn’t a cause, but there’s a fair bit of travelling in there, and they probably only slept in their own bed two or three [Read more]
For The Philosophical Marngrook Fan And what week it’s been in Footy Eddie. But the biggest news would have to have come from the Bourse. Singlehandedly, the Geelong Football Club has turned the Global Financial Crisis on its head. Gucci & Prada have recorded record sales and the sales through Ladies Accessories have saved both [Read more]
And what week it’s been in Footy Eddie. And what a year. It’s about to end for some this weekend. No need to name names; they know who they are. Some hang up the nikes till next season; some for good. But let’s not get maudlin; there’s the finals to come.
On Friday night The Grey Army was on the march once more, taking another step along the road to oblivion as they ran headlong into The Tiger, who just happened to be heading in the opposite direction.
THE WRAP – ROUND XXI WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL And what a round it’s been in Footy Eddie. On Friday night The Handbags led at every change, seeing off a second half challenge, to send The Saints marching back to Seaford for Season 2012. Come Saturday and it was Boilover time. First it was The [Read more]
THE PRE WRAP – ROUND XXI FOR THE PHILOSOPHICAL MARNGROOK FAN What a week it’s been in Footy Eddie. Brad Green has followed Brad Miller, Cameron Bruce, Brock Mclean & James McDonald out the door at Melbourne. You’ve been a Loyal Servant of The Club Brad, and you’ve given us some great moments. After the [Read more]
THE WRAP – ROUND XX – WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL And what a round it’s been in Footy Eddie. On Friday night The Weagles did a Hawthorn on The Cats; the difference being that they regained the lead to beat a Gallant but undermanned Geelong side. The Olympics settled down for you after the swimmers [Read more]
FOR THE PHILOSOPHICAL MARNGROOK FAN What a week it’s been in Footy Eddie. Brad Green has followed Brad Miller, Cameron Bruce, Brock Mclean & James McDonald out the door at Melbourne. You’ve been a Loyal Servant of The Club Brad, and you’ve given us some great moments. After the monstering you and your teammates received [Read more]
Greetings Tipsters I had a peek in my Dictionary of Aphorisms and there, under ‘to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory’ was a picture of a black sleeveless shirt with a yellow sash. Weren’t the Tiggers suppposed to threaten for The Eight this season? Sure, they’ve gone close a few times and but for [Read more]
THE PRE WRAP – ROUND XVIII FOR THE PHILOSOPHICAL MARNGROOK FAN And what week it’s been in Footy Eddie. Richmond & North coughed up enough to pay for the Ayatollah’s Olympic sojourn, and Clarko met the Little League official who is destined to replace Angry Adrian as head of the Appalling Football League’s football department. [Read more]
THE WRAP – ROUND XVI WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL And what a round it’s been in Footy Eddie. The Handbags were loaded with house bricks on Friday night as The Guccis consolidated their place in September, while at the same time questioning The Bombers’ September credentials. On Saturday it was Collingwood’s turn to have their [Read more]