Who wins The Wrap’s seal of approval in Round 1 of The Finals? The Mayblooms, the Tealers or the Silvertails? It couldn’t be the Striped Marvels could it? Surely not. Take it away Wrapster.
Woosha’s resignation, Demetriou laughing at dwarf abuse, Buddy and the finals – where will the Wrap start?
The Wrapcave is alive with the sounds of Round 23 as he mournfully puts to bed the under-achievers, the old and weary, and honesty in football admin. He is looking forward to September, anointing the Mayblooms as TTTBFTF.
The riddle doing the rounds of the playground is; if Handy Andy, Shoeless Jim, the AFL & the EFC were in a plummeting plane and there was only one parachute, who would be saved?
The Hawks unveiled their Premiership model against The Maggies, who, while far from disgraced, were out gunned.
If the appointment of Hird and Thompson (never mind the somewhat unorthodox “fitness” regime) hasn’t stopped Essendon’s traditional season fadeout as September looms, where to next for the Bombers? The Wrap thinks this should probably be addressed at some stage.
The Wrap offers some sage advice to those in charge at Windy Hill (well, those still standing) as the AFL’s decision looms large.
While everyone involved in the Essendon drugs scandal start reaching for their lawyers, there’s also a round of footy to be played. The Wrap gives his predictions.
Have you ever thought about the profile of the Footy Fan? The Wrapster has. Take those Sleepy Hollow Faithful – please! (Boom Tish.)
AFL Round 19 – The Pre-Wrap: The Farewell Shoeless Jim Round (and the drawing up of our own drug code)
More musings from the Wrap-cave including some of the clearest analysis of recent happenings you will read.
The Wrap looks at the week that was and the weekend that is.
To Buddy or not to Buddy – that is the question, to some extent, bothering The Hawks. But could it be like The Tiges and RICHO? Their forward line functions better now without THE BIG FELLA than it did with him.
The Wrap notices, among other things, that the Case Scorpions, Melbourne’s VFL affiliate, is sharing top spot on the ladder. Sort of collapses The Demons’ argument for concessional draft picks a bit, wouldn’t you think?
The Wrap with a bit of pre-Wrapping in the lead-up to Round IX (as he likes to Romanise his numerals).
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.