My illusion

The Geelong Football Club has had two rather large wins over the past two weeks, both at Kardinia Park. You could say of the first, against Melbourne, the oldest of rivals, that it had quite an impact. And of the second, against the Gold Coast, that Guy McKenna was lucky to keep his job. (Which [Read more]

Roller coaster, Dees style

  by Simon Dobbie All right. As everyone’s favourite Melbourne supporter, I’m sure you’ve all been waiting with baited breath for my take on the Geelong game and Bailey sacking.  (deep breath) Where do I start then? OK, the game. I am still speechless about it to be honest. The thought of it just prompts an [Read more]

For the record(s)…the ones created at Kardinia Park on Saturday

If you didn’t view the carnage at KP on Saturday, you can view each goal – blow by blow – here. For the more statistically orientated amongst us, read on… 1. The only match where a team scored 50 points or more each quarter.Hawthorn in round 20, 1992 v Essendon scored 55,55,57 and 49. Fitzroy [Read more]

When the Demons Lost Respect

Sometimes individuals, teams, and organisations get ahead of themselves. Geelong used to be accused of that. Players were big fish in a small pond. Win, lose or draw, they were feted. Success at the highest level was always dreamed of, but having a team in the VFL/AFL was good enough in Sleepy Hollow. The fact [Read more]

No Harmony For Dees

I’ve got a touch of the flu at present. That dreaded winter flu that hangs around like a fart in church. I thought I had it tossed last week and as a result maybe pushed things a bit hard. It came back at me on Friday with particular viciousness; roaring red throat, headaches, enormous lethargy. [Read more]

Stevie da Vinci

Both sets of fans trudged out of Kardinia Park disappointed. Melbourne supporters had to swallow their team’s sheer ineptitude, insipidness, lack of effort, lack of spirit and lack of pride. One Demon, who was harder to understand than a Glaswegian bus driver, took solace in the fact that he attended the 36.22.(238) to 6.12.(48) debacle [Read more]