Among Saints

Geelong versus St. Kilda 7.50pm, Friday, 21 August 2012 Etihad Stadium, Melbourne “Do you want to come into the rooms and meet the players?” asked Bob the doorman. We were at Linton Street, the old home of the Saints. We snuck in under a wire fence at the Doonga Avenue end of the ground. The [Read more]

AFL Round 21 – Geelong v St Kilda: Friday Freedom

Friday afternoon. One of my favourite times of the week. When I was teaching it was beers after a flat-out week of Maths and History and organising rugby and basketball training (yes, I coached rugby, and at an accreditation clinic I even packed down with the Queensland scrum. I have had my head in Tony [Read more]

AFL Round 21 – Geelong v St Kilda: Yelling at the telly

My wife doesn’t yell at the television. She’s from German aristocracy. I married way above my station.

There’s a party happening and we’re not invited

   1. The leaders I just heard Nick Riewoldt on SEN on Saturday morning.  He was up in the coaching box last night at the game, sitting alongside the HULK Eric Bana who was their guest.  Nick said there were a few air punches in the third quarter and the beginning of the last (matching [Read more]