The game against Gold Coast was while a winning one, not very pretty at all. But then again, the humidity, the heat and having been to Darwin, I know that this can make a person feel the pressure of that humidity and temperature. It will affect the handling of a football and the way it […]Read more "We Need The Experience of These Players!"
Every Carlton (and Fremantle) supporter tuned in, watched and read with zealous every single word, picture and video of the amazingness of that Carlton win on the weekend, irrespective of whether they were thrilled or angry. The debate has been epic regarding the validity of the initial down-the- ground, free-kick, the place and who took […]Read more "Wow! Just WOW!"
As a precursor, let me be frank about this. This is my view, my opinion and my outlook. I don’t expect some to agree and that is their right. However, I do expect that my view and opinion is respected even if it does differ from some, as that is their right, as I would […]Read more "I Am At Peace…"
We are all still quite raw in terms of our emotional reaction after the result of the Carlton game on the weekend. I know that on Monday, I could not and as a side note, I still cannot, watch or even listen to the commentary about the game. (David King’s comments about the game is […]Read more "Heartbroken…but so damn proud!"
The AFL has come out and stated the Grand Final may not be in Melbourne. It has been suggested to actually hold it in the states that have so far, supported the game by allowing teams to be ensconced in their states in the form of “hubs”. In that respect, the states have been incredible. The […]Read more "We Need More Time…"
In the past close games would have been a simple case of lost opportunities, but not this year and not this team! For the second week in a row, Carlton won against all odds that stated we wouldn’t come close, but not this team, not this year. After a second week in a row, the […]Read more "Not this year! Not this team!"
Eddie Betts’s interview on AFL 360 on Tuesday night was profound, emotional and downright…correct. His powerful statement has resonated around Australia and for the most part, people have not only have supported him, but have more of an understanding of the insidious nature of discrimination. I listened to the morning show on SEN where the […]Read more "ENOUGH!"
After a win in this rather unusual season, especially considering who we beat, it makes you think about not only this season but the future. Then along comes a statement from a coach that really gets to the nitty gritty of what a find this coach is and will be, and I have to say, […]Read more "I Believe In This Playing Group!"
When you wake up on a Sunday morning and you get this warm, fuzzy feeling that comes with a win that not many thought would happen – but it did! We all knew that playing against Geelong in Geelong was going to be a tough match and given our performance last week, we had to […]Read more "That Warm, Fuzzy Feeling!"
The footy started this past week and while we, the fans could not be there for the games, it was great to see it back. But what has tarnished this great game of ours and the re-start of the season was the racist attack on one of footy’s greats – Mr Eddie Betts. I could […]Read more "No more silence!"