Big Jon, Big Shadow

For the second week running the tone of my weekend was to be determined by Thursday evening. Having spent the past seven days on the fine line between great expectation and misguided hope the clash between the Blues and the Lions would give the Juddites a truer indication of “where we are at”. Buoyed by [Read more]

Brown’s Lions Record a Sterling Victory over the Gallant Blues

AFL Round 2- Brisbane v Carlton To be perfectly honest I didn’t have any knowledge of what to expect from the Blues on this Easter Thursday night. Much anticipation has been directed towards this match over the past 6 months with a fiery, physical contest expected although most experts are tipping a Brisbane victory. To [Read more]

AFL Round 2 – Brisbane v Carlton: Lions win leaves unanswered questions

by Josh Barnstable This was the day to mark on your calendar. Brendan Fevola running out on the Gabba turf against his former side for the first time, and Lachie Henderson returning to Queensland, pitted against his old teammates. It was a day to look forward to for many people, but myself and my family [Read more]

Brown drags Lions past wasteful Blues

Round 2: Brisbane v Carlton Theories, opinions and conventional wisdoms: footy is awash with them, this game more than most in its anticipation. Ever since Carlton offloaded Brendon Fevola to Brisbane, consensus thinking on these teams has the Lions vaulting into top 4 contention, whilst the Blues were expected to struggle up forward and face [Read more]

AFL Round 2: Brisbane too strong for the Blues

by Jeffrey Paterson After waking up at 8:00am, going to work at 9:30am until 4:00pm and footy training where I did dismally due to shin splints, I finally get home at 7:40pm. Enough time to shower and eat tea before the big match. Carlton v Brisbane, Henderson up against his old team Brisbane and of course [Read more]