Search Results for: balcony banter

Balcony Banter: Winning Ways

MCC library worker and researcher Lynda Carroll enjoyed the Melbourne Demons’ double-barrelled success at the ‘G’ last weekend.

Balcony Banter: AFLW Makes History at The MCG

MCC member and Saints supporter Kim Brewer, recounts the moment of how excited her daughter (a Dees fan) was when she found out she was going to the MCG to see the women’s game between the Brisbane Lions and Melbourne Demons

Balcony Banter: Farewell to the King

MCC member Sam Thomson, reflects on the mixed emotions he’s confronted with to attend an athlete he idolized so much, and one of the best cricketers Australia has ever produced, at his memorial service at the MCG

Balcony Banter: The Only Way is Up

MCC member and Hawks’ supporter Grant Fraser reports on Hawthorn’s Round 1 clash against North Melbourne. This report first appeared in Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: Six months of speculation, two hours of answers

Six months is a long time to wait for the new footy season, but two hours of footy can be even longer as Richmond supporter and MCC member, Dave Russell reported recently in the Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: The Company of Legends

MCC member Lynda Carroll shares her delight at the unfurling of Melbourne’s 2021 Premiership flag at the MCG. Her article first appeared in Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: The Maiden Summer

From the MCC’s members blog ‘Balcony Banter’, Nick Richardson recalls the Women’s Ashes Tour of 1934/35. It was an eagerly anticipated tour following the infamous Bodyline series in the men’s Ashes just a few years previously.

Balcony Banter: All in the family

In a recent post on the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’, the Almanac’s ‘Citrus’ Bob Utber chronicled the link between the Collins family and the Melbourne Football Club.

Balcony Banter: Like Christmas Day

It has taken a long time but Lynda Carroll is so ecstatic about Melbourne’s premiership win that it felt like Christmas Day. Her story was first published on the MCC Members blog, ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: A long time coming

Emma La Mari is a happy Demons supporter after Melbourne’s long awaited thirteenth premiership.

Balcony Banter – The Preliminaries

Lynda Carroll shares the whole range of emotions she experienced as her Dees took on the Cats in the Preliminary Final last weekend.

Balcony Banter – Worth the Wait

In her piece for ‘Balcony Banter,’ Dees fan and MCC member Lynda Carroll remembers Melbourne’s 2018 victory over Geelong in the Elimination Final.

Balcony Banter: My Favourite Final – 2009

Anna Pavlou recalls the experience of her first Grand Final in 2009 in her story published in ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: Defining moments

MCC member Dave Campbell recalled a series of memorable matches involving his Tigers as he streamed their recent drawn clash with Hawthorn. He recorded his thoughts for the MCC Members blog Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: Are we there yet?

MCC member and historian Lynda Carroll is thinking about links between her 2021 Demons and their forebears from 1941 and 1964.

Balcony Banter – Seasonal Superstition

Lynda Carroll’s family have a number of superstitions when its comes to assessing the Demons’ prospects. She explained them in a recent post on the MCC Members’ blog, ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: The luck of the draw

How do you feel after a drawn game? Should there be a method to determine a winner – extra time? a penalty shoot-out? Lynda Carroll addressed these questions this week on the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’.

Balcony Banter: I’ll take that

Melbourne Demons fans may be a little edgy following recent indifferent results. Club member Lynda Carroll offers her perspective in this recent post on the MCC’s blog, Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: Ghosts of the Game

Lynda Carroll visited the MCG and was moved by the eerie feeling of emptiness despite the presence of other fans. First published by Balcony Banter.

Balcony Banter: Our Club

Anne Cahill Lambert was one of the original female members of the Melbourne Cricket Club. With the MCG currently silent, she recalls it’s season opening, back in March.