Balcony Banter Bonanza: No matching the MCG!


Like so many others, teenager Nicholas Quinlan savoured his first trip back to the MCG after a seemingly endless 561 days. A Giants fan, he hoped for a better outcome than the last time he was there – that sad Grand Final loss to Richmond in 2019. Nicholas recorded his latest visit for the MCC Members blog, Balcony Banter. To read about his return to footy at the MCG click here.


Lynda Carroll is a Demons diehard, an historian and an MCC Collections Cataloguer. Her commitments all came together when Melbourne faced Hawthorn in Round 5. To read her reflection on how good it was to be back at the footy at the MCG click here. She returned for last weekend’s Round 6 to take in the Melbourne v Richmond game. You can read her report of that game here.


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