Grand Final – West Coast v Collingwood: Omens and a sea of heartache

The omens were there for Phil Dimitriadis. Whether it was the nutless cat or the banner or the mood of trains, for months, days and then hours it pointed to another Collingwood loss in a grand final. [You’ll recognise this phenomenon, especially if you’re a Pie. And everyone will appreciate the song – JTH]

Let’s blame the Supermoon! (Now with a coda)

Jan Courtin looks at all the upsets this year and can come up with just one explanation: the supermoon. And in this post she initiates The List of Improbable Wins in 2016. Add your nomination. [Sadly, overcast in Melbourne at the moment – midnight – Jan. Description of the moon welcome, if not required – JTH]