Balcony Banter – Collingwood v GWS: Then the game stirred



Not too much noise in the MCC Members during the Collingwood v GWS Preliminary Final until the Pies started to kick goals in the last quarter.


Read John Harms  account of his afternoon at the footy with his host Moon  at the MCC’s Balcony Banter blog HERE


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About John Harms

JTH is a writer, publisher, speaker, historian. He is publisher and contributing editor of The Footy Almanac and He has written columns and features for numerous publications. His books include Confessions of a Thirteenth Man, Memoirs of a Mug Punter, Loose Men Everywhere, Play On, The Pearl: Steve Renouf's Story and Life As I Know It (with Michelle Payne). He appears (appeared?) on ABCTV's Offsiders. He can be contacted [email protected] He is married to The Handicapper and has three school-age kids - Theo, Anna, Evie. He might not be the worst putter in the world but he's in the worst four. His ambition was to lunch for Australia but it clashed with his other ambition - to shoot his age.


  1. Earl O'Neill says

    Such exalted circles you move in, John.
    I remember aged, cloth bound catechisms. One, the blue one perhaps, had a Q&A I will never forget.
    What should I think of when going to bed?
    I should occupy myself with thoughts of death and how best to approach it in a state of grace.
    True. I was seven. Go cynical or go crazy.

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