A few memories of the two footy teams in the 2016 AFL Grand Final

Jakarta based Geoffrey Gold penned this personal tribute to the two competing teams before last year’s GF. (How many of the 1984 Swans pictured can you name?)

Grand Final – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Dubai Dogs

Dubai Almanacer Caspar McLead describes his Grand Final experience.

Grand Final 2016 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Son of the ‘scray

“Until last Saturday I had no idea what it meant, what it really meant, to be a son or daughter of the ‘scray.  But I was soon to find out.” Lovely story from Tess Pryor [featuring 93 y-o George, and grandson Matt – whose Doggy dash from San Francisco even brought him to the Almanac GF Eve lunch – Ed].

Grand Final 2016 – Giving in to a moment of kindness

Dan Toomey is awake to the power of kindness. He saw it on Saturday.

Grand Final 2016 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: The best type of exhaustion

Mick Jeffrey of Gladstone (Queensland) took plane, train and automobile to see his Doggies in the Grand Final. And he’ll be back at the MCG in two weeks. [Epic – Ed].

Grand Final 2016 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: We gave it our best shot

A reflective Keiran Croker, on his traditional post-Grand Final trip to the Rising Sun Hotel, finds gratitude in the emptiness of Grand Final defeat.

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What a fab boss Lynda Charles has, and she’s off to watch her beloved Bulldogs in the Grand Final thanks to him.