Buckley’s Paddock

We pepper the goals;
we kill ourselves trying to score.
Then we cough it up
and concede one through the backdoor.

About Damian Balassone

Damian Balassone is a delusional Collingwood supporter who writes poetry and fiction. He is the author of 'Strange Game in a Strange Land'.


  1. Phillip Dimitriadis says

    Letting through soft goals on the break has been happening since Buckley’s opening match as coach against Hawthorn in 2012. Its time Damo…Get Clarko !!

  2. Brilliant!!

  3. Luke Reynolds says

    Nailed it. Sadly….

  4. DBalassone says

    Cheers Smokie & Luke & spot on Phil – getting done ‘on the break’ is the hallmark of the Buckley coaching era. Every side knows it.

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