Contrasting Maestros Perform Their Magic

It’s 6pm on Friday night and Swan Street Richmond is abuzz with excitement.  The street is littered with footy fans scurrying to meet their possie before wandering over to the lights of the MCG.  There’s a particular feeling in the air tonight.  It’s the anticipation and edgy feeling you get when there’s a big game [Read more]

Geoff Sinclair’s Home and Away Games- Rd 13

ROUND 13 Hawthorn versus Essendon Friday, June 18th., M.C.G I honour my promise to drink wine with Elaine Sidebottom when the Richmond Tigers next win.  It happens very quickly, and emphatically.  In Round 12, they flog the West Coast Evil and “her boy”, the new Royce Hart, Jack Riewoldt, bags a cool 10 goals.  I [Read more]

Essendon v Buddy Franklin

I was a bit confused with Essendon playing Hawthorn again. It only seemed a few weeks ago that we fronted up to them, and in fact it was, it was only about 6 weeks ago.  And six weeks ago we gave them a bit of a hiding and that gave me hope after the thrashing [Read more]

Buddy Proves he’s the Friday Night Specialist

Seven weeks ago, the Bombers and the Hawks met at the MCG on a Saturday night, the first clash after Round 22 last year. We all know what happened then. That night, just seven rounds ago, the Bombers won quite comfortably. Now, just 48 days later, they revisited on a Friday night at the home [Read more]