The 2015 ‘Mopsy’ Fraser Cup – Round Five

The dust settles in the wake of round five. Earl O’Neill provides his unique take on the fall-out and gives some context ahead of the round six action.

Round 5 – St. Kilda v Essendon: Bombers win over gallant Saints

Nick Weidmann managed to get home in time to watch his Bombers grind out a win over St Kilda.

Round 5 – North Melbourne v Hawthorn: Hostile Hawks Bounce the Blue Roos

Responsible family man Bradley Thomas chose to stay home to watch his Hawks on Saturday night. Unfortunately, “demon superstitions” and a typically feisty clash against the Roos meant his wife and children had to hastily reassure him that all would be okay, which it was, because Hawthorn won.

Round 5 – North Melbourne v Hawthorn: The Limits of Eyesight

Hawthorn’s aura, be it manufactured or as real as Brisbane’s of the early 2000s, is growing every week. Marty Gleason on the weekend witnessed another example of why the Hawks are every bit as good as that famous Lions team.