A REVIEW OF THE CAM MOONEY “IN THE BACK FREE KICK”

Thousands of “impartial” footy fans are parroting that the Cam Mooney “free kick” for “in the back” is a “free kick every day of the week.” I’ve read it in footy forums. I’ve heard it in cafes. I’ve even had “friends” say it. Well, what a load of rubbish.

GEELONG V COLLINGWOOD: A PREVIEW FROM EVERY STATE IN AUSTRALIA

The Victorian view. In potentially the most important match in the game’s illustrious history, the world champion Geelong Cats will clash with Australia’s biggest sporting club the Collingwood Football Club tonight at the greatest stadium in the world, the mighty MCG. With a potential world wide audience of seven billion people potentially tuned into this [Read more]

VFL 1982 Grand Final: You really can’t stop the music

By Alex Wadelton. Early on a Sunday morning, Channel Seven’s digital channel, the creatively named 7Two, features classics from the VFL vaults. This week’s was the 1982 Grand Final between Carlton and Richmond. Now before any younger readers begin thinking this is a fictional piece, Richmond truly did, once upon a time, compete in finals [Read more]

THE SWEET, SWEET TASTE OF PREMIERSHIP GLORY

The ball arched up, up, up into the air, the hopes of Geelong riding on this one kick. The game had been tight all day, but now the Cats were humming, dominating the last quarter of a see-saw battle. As it swung straight through the big sticks it plummeted right towards me. Beer in one [Read more]

NAB Cup, Round 1: CAT-astrophe as Cats made to look human

How to overreact by Tabloid “Journalist” Caroline Walls-Sheahan (aka Alex Wadelton) Geelong is staring into the abyss created by the selfish decision of ex-captain Tom Harley to establish a happy life with his new wife in Sydney. The vacuum left by being forced into retirement by his wife was obvious to all and sundry in [Read more]

Footy: Geelong v Geelong … it doesn’t get any better

By Alex Wadelton When I first heard that the mighty Cats were coming to my adopted home of Sydney for an intraclub match, I giggled like a schoolgirl being attacked by a feather duster. Because living in Sydney and following Geelong is a lot like being one of Paris Hilton’s brain cells…  lonely. So, having [Read more]