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!"
This week we have seen, once again, Carlton splashed across the pages of the news. Dale Thomas, who has been a player that has put his heart and soul on the line for the team, get a Leadership Group sanction because he was apparently drunk during a Carlton charity event. Now the media and ex-players […]Read more "The Hypocrisy of the Media and Ex-players!"
I am quite sick of what is happening with footy at the moment and it has nothing to do with the state of Carlton right now, even though I am not really impressed with their performance. But that is not the basis of this article even though I will touch on it very briefly. I […]Read more "I’m Sick and Tired…but it’s not what you think!"
It’s taken me quite a few hours and days of lying awake and thinking about that game against GWS and in this article, which I will refer to it as ‘that game’. Then came the barrage of comments, and posts from all and sundry. Just to be clear, I am angry as hell at the […]Read more "That Game…Dear Carlton Players!"
You bought a car, a second-hand car, it is flashy, shiny and works wonderfully. You take it to the mechanics after a few months, because something isn’t quite right with it. He tells you that you just need an oil change and some minor servicing. So, you do that. You drive away, the car running […]Read more "Imagine this…"
In the past few days, we have seen two quite remarkable headlines. One from the Tottenham Hotspurs English Football Club and their incredible win over Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League and the statement made by Patrick Cripps. Crippa went on the radio and has said has “immense loyalty to the Blues”. He has stated […]Read more "A line drawn…footy/football!"
After the debacle of a match on Sunday, I have been struggling to understand the ‘why?’. Why did it happen given the previous matches? I just sat there with others and we just could not understand what was happening. Given the response by the club and the team, I know that they are feeling just […]Read more "Gutted! Angry! But…"
Dear Carlton Football Club Together with my fellow Victorian Carlton Cheer Squad crew, a few of us travelled to Launceston to the game against Hawthorn, who had won only two games. We were privileged to have the Carlton supporter group from Tasmania in our midst and it was with great excitement and anticipation that […]Read more "Dear Carlton Football Club…"