Oscar Judd Debacle

Gday, Rob McGere here. I’m a freelance construction worker and poet. But that’s not really important right now. I’m also a Carlton supporter. Have been since I was a pup. Don’t talk to me about Carlton not being working class – we were more working-class than Collingwood way back when, and we’re definitely more blue [Read more]

The Footygods: the Phoenix

  by Ian Latham The phoenix was an eagle like bird with golden feathers. It would build its nest from twigs and die when it burned only for a new bird to rise in its place. It was a great story of triumph over our inevitable decline. I was quietly hopeful of the triumph of [Read more]


WHERE LIFE IMITATES SPORT What a round it’s been in Footy Eddie.  Rumours of the demise of the Hawthorn Football Team for 2011 have been greatly exaggerated.  They weathered all The Thunder The Bloods could Pull Down From The Sky to move on to Carringbush next Friday.  Meanwhile, over in Perth The Miseries, after coming [Read more]

It’s Business Time!

As the 2011 AFL season draws towards a close, this weekend sees two massive knockout games which genuinely could go either way. Injuries play a massive part in trying to determine who will get over the line this week. There is nothing more frustrating than getting injured at key times and missing big games; I [Read more]

Semi Finals Discussion

The Hawks live on. The Swans are done. Tonight either the Blues or the Eagles will have gone the same way. Amid the furore over football ‘business’, there’s the actual football to consider. Any thoughts folks?


FOR THE PHILOSOPHICAL MARNGROOK FAN What a week it’s been in Footy Eddie.  First we had the false alarm on Rossy Lyon.  Nurelle’s truly sorry for the scare she put through all those LSJOF who saw themselves once more up Kananook Creek on a low tide.  So much for those psyche-pop pieces in Dolly, eh [Read more]

Sal’s Tips: Finals Week 2

Happy Finals to All, However all the action looks like it is off the ground with tonight’s disposal of Mark Harvey by the Purple Haze putting fuel on the coaching frenzy fire.  If reports are correct that Get Stuffed Lyon will be new Purple Wizard, then it should spark some frenzied activity with Melbourne, Footscray [Read more]