Circle the Cars

  NORTH MELBOURNE – 4.7 8.10 12.15 17.20 (122) BRISBANE 4.0 8.5 10.6 11.11 (77)   Best: Black (BL) 3, Bastinac (NM) 2 and Petrie (NM) 1   Dust off the picnic blanket and make sure the car battery is fully charged, the AFL’s least popular non-Victorian team is playing Melbourne’s least popular team at [Read more]

Short Sentence for Collingwood Supporter

  ‘Carlton… Essendon,’ said the big fella – he doesn’t talk in sentences yet after a big brain bleed left him with aphasia twelve months ago. ‘Yeah,’ I said, ‘Probably go, depends on the weather.’ ‘Carlton… Essendon,’ he repeated, ‘you, me.’ I suddenly twigged. He was offering to take me. Big gesture for a Collingwood [Read more]

Footy by the sea

In the lead-up to Thursday’s team being announced, we’d flagged a few players to be rested for the Gold Coast game. Not because we don’t respect the opposition, more because we do – so many connections with Collingwood in that team, you wouldn’t want to demoralise them by beating them by a record-winning margin. So [Read more]

Oh Glorious Night

After sitting through the Carlton v Magpies game last Saturday, and been driven mad by opposition (Collingwood) supporters, I entered last night’s game Carlton v Essendon still cranky. I could not get over how much the Magpie supporters believe the ball is their right. They have manipulated the media (say no more) and the government [Read more]

Round 18 Blog

Several substantial flogging have been the feature of the weekend’s AFL action so far. That, and a couple of goal sneaks bagging 8 apiece. While Crows, Bombers and Bulldogs lament, the Saints have clawed their way back into the eight. With the Western Derby the feature game today, what do you make of it all folks?

The Saints March in and over the Crows

Oh When the Saints…* Oh When the Saints……have belief, effort, run and spread, and poor Opposition…. In the next few weeks, I will be rocking up at my daughter’s school and hear how she is travelling in her Year 11 studies.  We will talk to each teacher and get a run-down of what is working [Read more]


FOR THE PHILOSOPHICAL MARNGROOK FAN What a week it’s been in Footy Eddie.  Collingate has extended it’s creepy testicles tentacles to include the troubled denizens of The Culture Club.  Leigh Montagna has been cited as sharing a betting account with his brother.  Gee whiz.  But it looks like the key to all this – as [Read more]