Category Archives: Australian Rules

Riding the bumps with a grin and a beer and a sausage

28 September 2013, AFL, Grand Final, Hawthorn Hawks v Fremantle Dockers, 2.30pm, MCG Get in line! I decided earlier in the week that I would make the effort to get up early on Saturday and go to the AFL grand … Continue reading

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The sweetest win of all

21 September 2013, Aussie Rules, Bendigo Football League, Reserves Grand Final, Golden Square v Eaglehawk, 11.40am, Queen Elizabeth Oval, Bendigo Just a little bit nervous In the last few years I’ve been up to the greater Bendigo region to watch … Continue reading

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The best football game of the year

20 September 2013, AFL, Hawthorn Hawks v Geelong Cats, 7.50pm, MCG But the members never turn up to big games… On arriving at the ground on Friday it was obvious there would be a big crowd in the MCC. All … Continue reading

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Different double header

13 September 2013, AFL, First Semi Final, Geelong Cats v Port Adelaide Power, 7.50pm, MCG Going to the footy to watch the footy I should probably categorise this blog under both AFL and Rugby League because the main reason I … Continue reading

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Not your average night at the footy

24 August 2013, AFL, Carlton Blues v Essendon Bombers, 7.40pm, MCG Should I categorise this as “Netball” or “AFL”? I’m not sure if I’m meant to be blogging about this event. I’ve said that I would blog about every sporting … Continue reading

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Don’t. Ever. Mention. Our. Nightmare. Season.

18 August 2013, AFL, Melbourne Demons v Fremantle Dockers, 1.10pm, MCG Standing shoulder to shoulder If what happened on the field didn’t stay on the field, Pete and I wouldn’t be mates. We lived in the Monash University halls of … Continue reading

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A golden afternoon in the golden city

10 August 2013, Australian Rules, Bendigo Football and Netball League, Golden Square Bulldogs v South Bendigo Bloods, 12.32pm, My Jet Oval, Bendigo “Little” Brother When I describe people I look up to, I usually mean it in the figurative sense. … Continue reading

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