Round 9: There was a young man named Charlie







There was a team from Melbourne’s west

At their Marvel home all night they were best

Led by Treloar

The Doggies did soar

And were never headed by their guest.

Collingwood 7.9 (51) def. by Western Bulldogs 14.15 (99)


The Hawks got the jump in the first

But the last quarter was easily their worst

Lynch kicked four

As the Tigers did roar

And fans sang the song chorus and verse

Hawthorn 14.10 (94) def. by Richmond 17.15 (117)


Down at Blundstone Arena

The Power took North to the cleaner

They smashed the Roos

Who went on to lose

The 69 point winners couldn’t look much meaner

North Melbourne 6.10 (46) def. by Port Adelaide 17.13 (115)


There were some Saints from Moorabbin

After half-time they came out a jabbin’

Paddy Ryders three goals

Dropped the Cats in a hole

What a season they’re a havin’.

St Kilda 13.12 (90) def. Geelong 11.14 (80)


Franklin, Hayward, Papley and Wicks

Each had goals from two of their kicks

Swans got lots of contested balls

The Bombers hardly any at all

Thus Sydney kicked fourteen goals, Essendon six.

Sydney 14.21 (105) def. Essendon 6.11 (47)


There was a young man named Charlie

His imaginary motorbike could be a Harley

At Adelaide Oval Saturday night

He had it tuned up just right

Those Lions are quite snarly.

Adelaide 9.12 (66) def. by Brisbane Lions 16.6 (102)


Freo’s winning streak run

Came to an end at the hand of the Suns

Marbior Chol kicked four

To shut the Metricon door.

That Touk Miller is really a gun.

Gold Coast 10.9 (69) def. Fremantle 4.9 (33)


Leon Cameron was being farewelled

But you could not really tell

His team didn’t rally

Against the Blues they did dally

And Carlton took the points at the bell.

GWS 11.9 (75) def. by Carlton 15.15 (105)


Late on a Sunday in Perth

The Dees again showed what they’re worth

They smashed the West Coast

Like Avo on Toast

The Eagles had a footy appetite dearth

West Coast 5.8 (38) def. by Melbourne 16.16 (112)



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About Troy Brunel-O'Peerents

Born in Ireland and doing some work as an International Rookie (Category B).

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