AFL Finals – Week 2: The View From Shepparton

So the home teams won. Fair enough so they should have. I bet that if these games had been held in Perth, Adelaide would have most likely been beaten but in fairness to the Pies, given their extremely impressive away record, just possibly.   I make this point because I reckon that whilst it is [Read more]

AFL Finals – Week 2: One Moment Please

An old friend of mine used to say that life was a series of elevated moments in time. In the throes of our regular late night philosophical discussions, our tongues lubricated by several glasses of BWS’s finest, he would explain that while he was not a religious person, he replenished his soul by taking joy [Read more]

AFL Finals – Week 2: The Wrap’s Last Four Standing

WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL And what a round it’s been in Footy Eddie.  The Barry Crockers started off like a German Band and finished with a dirge.  They’ll probably say it wasn’t a cause, but there’s a fair bit of travelling in there, and they probably only slept in their own bed two or three [Read more]

The Pre Wrap – Week II

For The Philosophical Marngrook Fan And what week it’s been in Footy Eddie.  But the biggest news would have to have come from the Bourse.  Singlehandedly, the Geelong Football Club has turned the Global Financial Crisis on its head.  Gucci & Prada have recorded record sales and the sales through Ladies Accessories have saved both [Read more]