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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.

Balcony Banter – Worth the Wait

In her piece for ‘Balcony Banter,’ Dees fan and MCC member Lynda Carroll remembers Melbourne’s 2018 victory over Geelong in the Elimination Final.

Balcony Banter: My Favourite Final – 2009

Anna Pavlou recalls the experience of her first Grand Final in 2009 in her story published in ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: Defining moments

MCC member Dave Campbell recalled a series of memorable matches involving his Tigers as he streamed their recent drawn clash with Hawthorn. He recorded his thoughts for the MCC Members blog Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: Are we there yet?

MCC member and historian Lynda Carroll is thinking about links between her 2021 Demons and their forebears from 1941 and 1964.

Balcony Banter – Seasonal Superstition

Lynda Carroll’s family have a number of superstitions when its comes to assessing the Demons’ prospects. She explained them in a recent post on the MCC Members’ blog, ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: The luck of the draw

How do you feel after a drawn game? Should there be a method to determine a winner – extra time? a penalty shoot-out? Lynda Carroll addressed these questions this week on the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: I’ll take that

Melbourne Demons fans may be a little edgy following recent indifferent results. Club member Lynda Carroll offers her perspective in this recent post on the MCC’s blog, Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: Ghosts of the Game

Lynda Carroll visited the MCG and was moved by the eerie feeling of emptiness despite the presence of other fans. First published by Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: Our Club

Anne Cahill Lambert was one of the original female members of the Melbourne Cricket Club. With the MCG currently silent, she recalls it’s season opening, back in March.

Balcony Banter: What a lovely view

The view from the top was rather delightful for Melbourne fan Lynda Carroll.

Balcony Banter: What a lovely view

Through her work, Lynda Carroll knows all the ins and outs of the MCG. She’s also a keen Demons fan and recently shared her thoughts about Melbourne’s current ‘view from the top’ on the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: History in the making

Demon fan Lynda Carroll is aware she is watching history week by week.

Balcony Banter – Soaring high for a while

Tiger fan Dave Campbell feared that Shai Bolton’s screamer might be the highlight of the night. He wasn’t wrong. He shared his thoughts on the MCC Members’ blog ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: ‘Crimmo’ – the ‘real’ hard way

In a recent post on the MCC blog ‘Balcony Banter’ Grant Fraser explained the centrality of Peter Crimmins to all that is great about the Hawks.

Balcony Banter Bonanza: No matching the MCG!

The sheer pleasure of being back at the footy at the MCG has dominated recent posts on the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’. Teenage GWS fan Nicholas Quinlan and Demons historian Lynda Carroll add their thoughts after their recent experiences.

Balcony Banter: Oh, the memories

In a touching contribution to the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’, Anne Cahill Lambert pays tribute to her son Trevor who passed away recently. (Sincere condolences to the Lambert family on their sad loss – Ed)