RETIRING A LEGEND

RETIRING A LEGEND

As Leigh Montagna would say, “let the burning of the dwarves begin.” This time of year not only consists of finals footy and the glory that it creates, it also is a time when players are that the privileged chapter of their life they have led has now come to an end. Like a slow racing greyhound, these players will need to be re-wired to fit back into normal society. They will need a lot of attention, happily sleep on the lounge but may chase cats.

The Darker Side Of AFL

The Darker Side Of AFL

The great American sports motivator Jackie Moon once said; "Everybody love everybody." Unfortunately in the harsh world of AFL footy that mantra isn't always the case. The last few weeks while enjoying the sun, sights and relaxed firearms laws in Bali I have observed several incidents in the footy landscape.