AFL Rounds 11, 12, 13 – Bye Bye AFL: Memo – Grasp the light

Footy, and interest in footy lives and dies on the weekly conversation. The weekly cut and thrust at work, at home, in one’s mind. By scheduling each team to have a bye over a three week period, the AFL has diluted interest in the competition over this entire period.

I take thee, Sainter

Round One Bye David Downer   The council paddock behind our Glen Waverley childhood home staged some fierce after-school battles. Kick to kick. Then fight. Then squeal to Mum. Generally in that order. I was Tony Lockett. My brother Chris, he was Tony Lockett too. In reality, Chris’ kicking gait was more circa-1980s Stewie Loewe. [Read more]