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It's lockdown and you can tell that I'm quite bored and have way too much time on my hands.

Below is a team, listed in position from the backline.  Some of the names will be familiar, others less so but all played VFL/AFL.

Your task is to find the common link.

 

B:  John James  Chad Morrison   Majak Daw

H/B:  Alex Keath   Ted Richards   Neville Stone

C:  Jason Gram   Michael Parsons   Craig Bird

H/F:  Farren Ray   Rick Davies   Rene Kink

F:  Lachie Neale   George Young   Gary Cowton

R:  Chris Bryan   Chris Connolly   Eric Sweet

 

 Have at it Demon fans!  :D

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Yep, Cowton's nickname was "Crazy Horse", which is also the name of Neil's longtime backing band. Thanks to all who contributed and I hope it was a bit of fun.  

It's lockdown and you can tell that I'm quite bored and have way too much time on my hands. Below is a team, listed in position from the backline.  Some of the names will be familiar, others less

Metaphysical poet and Dean of St Paul's, John Donne. 'No man is an island...'

Love your work Demonstone. I'll take the easy ones:

 

James Morrison - the Doors

Keith Richards - Stones

Ray Davies - the Kinks

Bryan Connolly - the Sweet

Missing the Neil Young/ Gary Cowton link, and the centreline has me lost as well. 

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5 minutes ago, Accepting Mediocrity said:

Love your work Demonstone. I'll take the easy ones:

 

James Morrison - the Doors

Keith Richards - Stones

Ray Davies - the Kinks

Bryan Connolly - the Sweet

Missing the Neil Young/ Gary Cowton link, and the centreline has me lost as well. 

Gram Parsons - The Byrds

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29 minutes ago, demonstone said:

It's lockdown and you can tell that I'm quite bored and have way too much time on my hands.

Below is a team, listed in position from the backline.  Some of the names will be familiar, others less so but all played VFL/AFL.

Your task is to find the common link.

 

B:  John James  Chad Morrison   Majak Daw

H/B:  Alex Keath   Ted Richards   Neville Stone

C:  Jason Gram   Michael Parsons   Craig Bird

H/F:  Farren Ray   Rick Davies   Rene Kink

F:  Lachie Neale   George Young   Gary Cowton

R:  Chris Bryan   Chris Connolly   Eric Sweet

 

 Have at it Demon fans!  :D

James/Jim Morrison was in the doors

Keefy Richard - Rolling Stones

Gram Parson - The Byrds

Ray Davies (a fine fine song writer observer of English Life (Village Green Preservation Society)- mentor of my beloved Paul Weller) - The Kinks

Neil Young - Cowtown - dunno - Toronto was where he was born - Calgary has the Stampede (cowtown??)

Don't know Bryan Connolly... Bryan Ferry?? Billy Connolly - I could google the Sweet 0 but that feels like cheating.

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3 minutes ago, demonstone said:

Sorry AoB, not correct.

edit:  Not sure what the "Dave" comment means, but not the right answer.

I was missing out Dave in  Ray and Dave Davies...

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Yep, Cowton's nickname was "Crazy Horse", which is also the name of Neil's longtime backing band.

Thanks to all who contributed and I hope it was a bit of fun.

 

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I was desperately searching for a link from Cowton to Crazy Horse. I even read most of the Wiki article on the native American chief of the same name!

Unfortunately Gary was a bit before my time. 😁

Thanks ds, it was very interesting.

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None whatsoever, LDVC!

However, just to please WSW, you might like to find a link between these groups of footballers.  It's immaterial if you haven't heard of them before but they all played at the highest level.

1.  Daniel Ward, Dan Butler and Richard Osborne.

2.  Allan Joyce, Jono Rourke and Joseph Marr.

3.  Alistair Lord, Bernie Evans and Sam Glover.

4.  Greg Williams, Barry Young and Chris Scott.

5.  Corey McKernan, Michael Barlow and Royce Hart.

6.  Graham Wright, John Barrett and Terry Waters.

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They all married females named Michelle??? Bit of a Hail Mary, I admit....

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46 minutes ago, Engorged Onion said:

I could google the Sweet 0 but that feels like cheating.

🤨 I thought this WAS a google test. In 1997 when Search was the new big thing, we used to have those as a lunchtime game at work in Hong Kong. That was about the time my memory retired.  

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