Hawthorn v Geelong by Steve Healy (Grade 9)

  Hawthorn V Geelong This is it. I’m home from school on a Friday afternoon. I plan to leave home as early as possible, off to the footy. Hawthorn V Geelong. Another big crowd expected at the MCG, and an even better game of footy expected. I Say bye to family members, and head off [Read more]

Surely the Cats were the winners – Dips O’Donnell

  Some days are just strange. They make absolutely no sense from start to finish and leave you scratching your head and wondering if the whole world has spent the past twelve or so hours in a massive conspiracy to take the piss out of you, and only you.   On Friday I spent a [Read more]

Patchy Pies Pipped by Persistent Players from Pissant-Town

by Steve Fahey       Footy’s in the air Every sight and every sound Footy’s in the air Every recalled centre bounce   And I don’t know if I’ve been dreaming (but it is probable) Don’t know if I’m being wise But you’re something that I must believe in Every time that I scream [Read more]

Richmond v Carlton

by Chris Riordan How low can you go?Stocks were used in Medieval times for public humiliation and acknowledgement of social crime. In 2009, we still seem to have this urge to see suffering before redemption (although Ricky Nixon appears to have escaped from his “tram collision” – maybe he’s a good manager after all). Ben [Read more]

Hawthorn v Geelong

by Craig Down “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different result” Albert Einstein I didn’t, for obvious reasons, enjoy the 2008 Grand Final as much as I’d hoped I would. I’d floated through the season, watching the Cats’ 21 victories in full (and having left at three quarter time [Read more]

Bring on Round 1 by Steve Healy (Grade 9)

I don’t mind the Nab Cup. I like seeing young players and how they are progressing, and I like to see who plays and who doesn’t. This game between Collingwood and Geelong was a game to see where both sides were at. I would be watching the game from the comfort of my own home, [Read more]