When the news came that AFL legend, Danny Frawley died in a car crash, the footy world as a whole, went into shock. The image of the car wreck hit the very core of every footy fan across the spectrum of the footy world. Also, this week we saw the unveiling of the statue of […]Read more "Empowerment!"
After the announcement during the week that David Teague was now the official coach of the Carlton FC, eyes were then turned to see how he and the team would turn up on Saturday for a game against a much in-form St Kilda and a game classed as a “rubber” game. If you were like […]Read more "The “rubber” game that mattered!"
What we learn from the past is not to make the same mistakes again. It seems that for some, this message does not get through and the same mistakes are made again, and again. However, what we also learn is what makes a great person or team – just great. What defines them in terms […]Read more "Playing for the pride of wearing the “guernsey”!"
The task of who will coach the Carlton FC for 2020 has bee heating up with the hashtag of #Teague2020 gaining momentum and support from not only fans but players as well. I watched on AFL 360 David Teague chatting to the hosts and facing questions from them not only about the state of the […]Read more "#Teague2020!"
Sit back, make yourself comfortable, maybe grab a hot drink, some biscuits to dunk, because I want to take you into the land of fairy stories. A land where things may seem real. Where you will be told amazing tales. Be aware though, not all are real and not all of it is true. Yet you […]Read more "Fairy Story Tellers!"
This past weekend has been an amazing weekend of footy. Not just in footy wins (or losses) but the over-riding sense from fans that the umpires and the AFL are just not getting it – the discontent that fans are feeling about not only the game but the umpiring of the game. Yet despite […]Read more "Sweet victory, despite the barriers, put up by “the man”!"
I had an idea recently and it was that what I write will now be available to be heard. I will be recording my writing and all you need to do is click on the link and you will be able to hear my pieces if you don’t want to read them. On the weekend, […]Read more "Memories are made of this!"
I have watched the last two minutes of the game between Freemantle and Carlton over and over and over and over again. I have watched the sequence of events that led up to the last two minutes over and over and over again. I shouted with joy, screamed with elation, but it was the last […]Read more "When Fremantle Was Overcome By The Blues! And I Got Teary!"
This weekend has been a catalyst moment not only for Carlton but for the AFL as well. The issue of the stadiums monitoring fan behavior took front and center of the AFL world with the proliferation of not only fan discontent but with commentators and the media pulling up the AFL and stadiums about this. […]Read more "Compare the Pair!"
The outcome of the game – Carlton vs Brisbane Lions was a catalyst moment not only for Carlton but for the game itself. The media coined the win to be ‘a win for the ages’ considering the week the club had with the exiting of Brendon Bolton, and the divisive choice as senior coach David […]Read more "Take notice of the 19th Player!"