player or coach for 150 (Leon got his last year too)
“the criteria for becoming a Life Member is to play or coach 150 games for the club or make a significant off-field contribution over a long period of time”
and I assume it’s only after (or as) they leave.
Sheedy (2015) - for obvious...
Davis got life membership after (I think) Round 3 last year - anyway 19 games ago he got his Life Membership of the club
Mummy is 34 games short, but depending on his coaching contribution over the next few years, he might be awarded it - but you gotta remember, not even Al McConnell is a life...
the last time Melbourne played Geelong in a Preliminary Final - Melbourne won.
history likes repeating.
In that game, Ron Barrassi kicked 1, Bobby Davis kicked 1 and Footscray smacked Melbourne in the Grand Final the following week
lets hope history doesn’t repeat that part.
this rubbish again?
how much did we save in Salary cap when Cameron & Williams left last year (with Kelly’s contract already on the table and factored in before they decided to leave)?
our salary cap is nowhere near as tight as it once was.
well he had to fly from Melbourne to Tasmania and from tasmania to Perth to play a couple of games - then fly home afterwards into a covid s#*tfight and get settled before grabbing the pen and signing - lots on his plate - so in terms of “taking longer than expected” probably not.
add in Cumming & Idun who both spent prolonged periods in the 2s
also, it’s not just the fans, it’s the kids themselves who aren’t always willing to wait - Hately, Caldwell, Setterfield, Steel etc. etc. but you have to remember, playing early is only a relatively recent thing. Tony Liberatore...
I‘m not banned, but my post quoting captainMyCaptain and agreeing with him 100% got deleted - again without explanation - apparently agreeing with something that was posted is now derailing a thread and worthy of deletion.
and his post that I was quoting got edited (probably without his...