The long road travelled….as a Victorian-based West Coast Eagles tragic

Cathi Johnston has been a Melbourne-based West Coast Eagles fan for over twenty years but that hasn’t stopped her from seeing her seeing her boys in blue and gold regularly in both Melbourne and other non-WA venues. A trip to Alice Springs is in the offing soon. Here’s her journey over the years.

Round 11 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Hurstbridge hordes and mature aged debutants

With Auskick and VFL as entree, Luke Reynolds took his youngsters to watch an in-form Magpies as they accounted for Fremantle.

Round 3 – Carlton v Collingwood: The Man Of Steele

It is a struggle almost as eternal as time itself: the battle between good and evil. Luke Reynolds was on hand to witness the defeat of the dark side.

Round 2 – Collingwood v GWS: Nothing Else Matters

Luke Reynolds reports (from his great seats in the Ponsford precinct) on a game of almosts for his beloved Collingwood.

Round 19 – Hawthorn v Sydney: Bloody Hawthorn!

Hawthorn continued to their winning ways against Sydney much to the dismay of Jan Courtin. North Melbourne’s win over Melbourne was the sole pleasing aspect of the weekend for Jan.

Round 4 – Collingwood v Melbourne: Early settlers

David Wilson ducks off to the Collingwood v Melbourne match. Seated amongst the Collingwood throng, he finds a team in more trouble than McCubbin’s Pioneer.

The heart of the Tiger

“In 1992, I had my right knee reconstructed twice in 12 months. I spent more than a year alternating between crutches, knee braces, a walking stick and never-ending expensive physio. These were medieval times before LARS and before Richo.” Thus starts a supporters’ tale of the fraternity of footy fans. [Simple. Delightful. Ed]