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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #51 – Round 18, 1992 vs Essendon at MCG (18/7/1992) 6k, 5hb in 16-point loss to the Bombers. Highlights galore:
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #52 – Round 19, 1992 vs Sydney at Western Oval (25/7/1992) Kicked 1.3 from 6k, 3hb in 46-point win over the Swans. The Bulldogs continued their fine run during the 1992 season, although by year's end not all were happy about it:
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #53 – Round 20, 1992 vs North Melbourne at Waverley Park (1/8/1992) One of our best, kicking 3.0 from 10k, 8hb in 47-point win over the Kangaroos. The Bulldogs moved to top of the ladder and A Current Affair was all over it. Thank you Jana for your crystal gaze:
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #54 – Round 22, 1992 vs Carlton at Princes Park (15/8/1992) 5k, 1hb in 82-point loss to the Blues. Archaeologists have been working on finding something positive to say about this game, but found nothing so far.
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #55 – Round 23, 1992 vs West Coast at Western Oval (23/8/1992) Kicked 0.1 from 7k, 5hb in 30-point win over the Eagles. Highlights on YouTube below:
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #56 – Round 24, 1992 vs Brisbane at Western Oval (29/8/1992) BOG, kicking 3.2 from 11k, 11hb (also 11 marks) in 57-point win over the Bears, collecting two Brownlow votes. Time to give up the gaspers.
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #57 – Qualifying Final, 1992 vs Geelong at MCG (6/9/1992) Kicked 1.0 from 8k, 6hb in 61-point loss to the Cats. Making his finals debut, Granty kicked a nice goal in the first quarter but had to watch on with his teammates as Geelong piled on 15 goals to three in the second half. He did...
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #58 – Semi Final, 1992 vs St Kilda at Waverley Park (12/9/1992) BOG, kicking 5.1 from 19k, 6hb in 29-point win over the Saints. Granty played a starring role as the Dogs marched into a preliminary final with a comfortable win over the Saints at Waverley Park. In a superb match-winning...
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Signed copy coming your way Fossie. Granty's career would make for a good book, plenty of drama. Possibly titled "Turtle Power"?
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #59 – Preliminary Final, 1992 vs Geelong at MCG (19/9/1992) One of our best, kicking 2.0 from 12k, 5hb in 64-point loss to the Cats. GRANT’S GAME With the Bulldogs playing Geelong for the second time in the finals series, Granty led well and marked strongly, matched against modern day...
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #60 - Round 5, 1993 vs Essendon at Western Oval (24/4/1993) One of our best, kicking 1.0 from 11k, 3hb in 46-point win over 1993's eventual premier, the Bombers. This game marked Granty's first match of the year following ankle surgery. Although not fully match fit, Turtle showed flashes...
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #61 – Round 6, 1993 vs West Coast Eagles at Subiaco (2/5/1993) Kicked 3.0 from 12k, 4hb in 41-point loss to the Eagles. From The Age: Centre half-forward Chris Grant, earmarked for future greatness by many impressed observers, was the Bulldogs' leading scorer with three goals. Disgraceful.
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #62 – Round 7, 1993 vs North Melbourne at Western Oval (8/5/1993) One of our best, kicking 3.0 from 11k, 5hb in 31-point loss to the Kangaroos. From The Age: "Nearly anything the Bulldogs achieved yesterday had something to do with Keenan Reynolds; better known to the football public as...
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    Toast Chris Grant - A Retrospectus

    Game #63 – Round 8, 1993 vs Carlton at Princes Park (15/5/1993) Kicked 1.1 from 9k, 8hb in 28-point win over the Blues. Footscray had significant contributions from Leon Cameron, Keenan Reynolds and Chris Grant (in battle with Mil Hanna) in attack while the Bulldog defence stood firm and resolute.
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    ALs Highlights!

    This may have been mentioned before but I recently found out our man sackofballs has been immortalised in literature. From Martin Flanagan's book about the Bulldogs' 2016 triumph A Wink from the Universe: "Thankfully, a YouTube provider who lists himself simply as AL has posted a collection...