Cats’ Do Enough Against Wayward Pies by Anthony Jensen

CATS ASSERT SUPREMACY OVER MAGPIES Anthony Jensen 10 April 2009   GEELONG continued its unbeaten run in season 2009, ending up 27 point winners over near-certain finals contenders Collingwood at the MCG on a clear Thursday night in the opener to this Easter weekend of football. While Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse had hinted otherwise, there [Read more]

Holy Thursday and the Unholy Set Shot by Andrew Fithall

Mixed marriages can be problematic. Not religious mixes – football. Helen is a Geelong supporter and I am Collingwood. We have four children: two boys and two girls. A numerically well-balanced family. We would like our children to explore various religions and eventually make their own decisions about their beliefs. But football is too important [Read more]

Good Old-fashioned Footy Keeps The Long Room Rocking by Andrew Starkie

    Western Bulldogs versus North Melbourne 2.10pm, Sunday, April 5 Melbourne Cricket Ground   I invited my mates, Adrian and Glen, into the Long Room for today’s game.  Adrian turns the big Four O soon and considers extended celebration necessary for such a milestone.  He’s a Yorkshireman right down to his Hull City FC [Read more]

Football Denied by Matt Quartermaine

West Coast Eagles Vs Port Adelaide Round 2, Subiaco.   Sunday afternoon was cleared earlier in the week with the relevant authorities (my partner) so that I could watch the West Coast/Port match down at the local.   But the weekend didn’t start well. My 10 year old boy declared he didn’t like football. “It’s [Read more]

Hawthorn v Geelong by Steve Healy (Grade 9)

  Hawthorn V Geelong This is it. I’m home from school on a Friday afternoon. I plan to leave home as early as possible, off to the footy. Hawthorn V Geelong. Another big crowd expected at the MCG, and an even better game of footy expected. I Say bye to family members, and head off [Read more]

Surely the Cats were the winners – Dips O’Donnell

  Some days are just strange. They make absolutely no sense from start to finish and leave you scratching your head and wondering if the whole world has spent the past twelve or so hours in a massive conspiracy to take the piss out of you, and only you.   On Friday I spent a [Read more]