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Balcony Banter: Superstition and the Art of Attending the Football

Grant Fraser is an avid Hawthorn supporter who cannot believe his good luck at having experienced two sets of “glory years” in the one lifetime. He wrote about it all recently for the MCC members blog ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: The ‘Audit-orium’

MCC member Clare Cannon took in the last weekend’s Geelong v Melbourne game and provided this report for the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: Thursday Special

Lynda Carroll gave her evaluation of the recent Melbourne v Brisbane clash for ‘Balcony Banter’, the blog for MCC Members. The number 64 loomed large.

Balcony Banter: Queen’s Birthday Quest

Lynda Carroll provided a Demons perspective of the Queen’s Birthday clash between Collingwood and Melbourne for ‘Balcony Banter’, the blog for MCC Members.

Balcony Banter: Climbing the mountain

From the files of ‘Balcony Banter’, the blog for MCC members, Lynda Carroll muses over Melbourne’s recent losses and reserves a special place for club legend Nathan Jones.

Balcony Banter: Lynda Carroll soaks up match days at the ‘G’

MCC member Lynda Carroll writes regularly for the MCC Members Blog, ‘Balcony Banter’. Today we share two of her recent accounts of match days where her beloved Demons took on Hawthorn and St Kilda on consecutive weekends.

Balcony Banter: Pizza and possibility

Roger Lowrey’s day out to the MCG to watch Geelong take on Hawthorn is recounted in his article on the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: Kicking back

MCC member Lynda Carroll revels in the performance of her Melbourne Demons against GWS – the third quarter was one for the ages!

Balcony Banter: Reserve’s reminders of the good old days

Attending the opening match of the 2022 AFL season, Almanac stalwart and MCC Member ‘Citrus’ Bob Utber reflected on ‘the good old days’ of the famous ground.

Balcony Banter: Winning Ways

MCC library worker and researcher Lynda Carroll enjoyed the Melbourne Demons’ double-barrelled success at the ‘G’ last weekend.

Balcony Banter: AFLW Makes History at The MCG

MCC member and Saints supporter Kim Brewer, recounts the moment of how excited her daughter (a Dees fan) was when she found out she was going to the MCG to see the women’s game between the Brisbane Lions and Melbourne Demons

Balcony Banter: Farewell to the King

MCC member Sam Thomson, reflects on the mixed emotions he’s confronted with to attend an athlete he idolized so much, and one of the best cricketers Australia has ever produced, at his memorial service at the MCG

Balcony Banter: The Only Way is Up

MCC member and Hawks’ supporter Grant Fraser reports on Hawthorn’s Round 1 clash against North Melbourne. This report first appeared in Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: Six months of speculation, two hours of answers

Six months is a long time to wait for the new footy season, but two hours of footy can be even longer as Richmond supporter and MCC member, Dave Russell reported recently in the Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: The Company of Legends

MCC member Lynda Carroll shares her delight at the unfurling of Melbourne’s 2021 Premiership flag at the MCG. Her article first appeared in Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: The Maiden Summer

From the MCC’s members blog ‘Balcony Banter’, Nick Richardson recalls the Women’s Ashes Tour of 1934/35. It was an eagerly anticipated tour following the infamous Bodyline series in the men’s Ashes just a few years previously.

Balcony Banter: All in the family

In a recent post on the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’, the Almanac’s ‘Citrus’ Bob Utber chronicled the link between the Collins family and the Melbourne Football Club.

Balcony Banter: Like Christmas Day

It has taken a long time but Lynda Carroll is so ecstatic about Melbourne’s premiership win that it felt like Christmas Day. Her story was first published on the MCC Members blog, ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: A long time coming

Emma La Mari is a happy Demons supporter after Melbourne’s long awaited thirteenth premiership.

Balcony Banter – The Preliminaries

Lynda Carroll shares the whole range of emotions she experienced as her Dees took on the Cats in the Preliminary Final last weekend.