G'day fellow non-obsessives,
Some years ago I used to keep a running thread of Simmon press conferences for the just-a-fans amongst us. Unfortunately life got in the way in terms of jobs, a Mrs Bombard and now a Bombardling.
As a means of trying to shirk my new responsibilities, I've decided I...
Round 16 – Preview WCE v North Melbourne
(working title: does anyone have an Ark? We need to prepare for Brad Scott’s raging torrent of tears)
“I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Brad, and Lindsay was following close behind him. They were given power over a...
Good afternoon comrades. Simmo emerged out of the cave today, and with that, so shall I:
- Asked re Champion Data prediction of us being "the next superpower": Not relevant to what we do. They picked it two years ago as well. We've been a favourite of theirs for a while. Not something we're...
As the season CRAWLS towards us, and as the much-vaunted Subway thread slows down, I thought this might keep us occupied. As always, mods, feel free to delete.
With that, which are the teams you're most concerned about this year? Which are the ones keeping you up at night?
Per requests from others in the changes thread, sticking media summaries in here from now on. Mods - please feel free to torpedo this if you don't think it's warranted.
- Asked re Barrass: Not this week. Going in unchanged. Save you the trip to the airport.
Nobody else seems to have started one, so I'll kick one off I guess. Mods - apologies if duplicating.
- Gov. Self-evident reasons.
- Duggan: I know it's very early days, but that quarter and a half today was a class above everyone else on the field. Short of fitness concerns, I...
Apologies if this is elsewhere.
News from the Pies that the big Q has put the cue back in the rack (see what I did there).
An absolute champion of the club who deserves our recognition despite donning the black and the white (really, that was our call).
First time I've kicked off a thread, so apologies if this has been covered elsewhere.
Ignoring the result itself on Friday, which was great (despite our general crapness all night), there's something else that was nice to watch: the way the boys embraced the crowd.
Maybe this is...