Shaking off the giant pressure

The Sierra Madre is full of notoriously remote and lawless towns.  A place where asking too many questions will only end in trouble and bemused shrugs from the locals afterwards. They’ve also never heard of Aussie Rules and certainly not the Sydney Swans.  In other words the perfect bolt hole should tonight go drastically wrong. [Read more]

at the beginning….

I am ‘nobody’. I am ‘no one’ – and so’s my wife. We have been told daily for the past couple of years that ‘nobody’ wants the Giants; that ‘no one’ will go and watch. We have been told that in one of the largest, fastest growing, most diverse regions in Australia, that there is [Read more]

Giant Buzz

Everything comes to those who wait. Living in NSW for nearly 25 years has caused much angst where football is concerned. Telecasts at unreasonable hours despite having a so called national game has been frustrating. But with the introduction of GWS now I have an AFL team to follow in this state. I haven’t followed [Read more]

“From Little Things, Big Things Grow”

For the second straight season, the AFL welcomed in a new club built in the heart of the traditionally non – Aussie Rules wilderness. In 2011, it was the Gold Coast. Spared public scrutiny by being granted a bye in Round 1, they were blooded on a balmy Saturday evening in Round 2, smashed to [Read more]