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I haven't cried yet, but I reckon when the noise dies down and the family goes to bed, a few tears might fall over a wee Glenfiddich. I have waited so long and feel so calm and happy. 

 

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I arrived in Australia in 1991. I fell in love with the local religion, football. I barracked for the Demons because of fellow Irishmen, Jim Stynes and Sean Wight. I went to games with Irish mates who also barrack for the Demons. The club is like family for a fella who is a long way from home. After everything that has happened in the last 30 years, this is a great day. We miss Jimmy and Sean. They would be so proud today. I am proud to be a Melbourne member. We have a great club that we can all be proud of. I can’t wait to do more screaming at the ‘G! See you there! I love yee all.

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I can't believe it.

I can't believe this has happened.

Not ashamed at all to say I cried after the final siren.

We've been through so much here on Demonland, as all Melbourne supporters have. To finally do it, is just unreal.

A quick shout out to @Wiseblood, who I hope still kicks around here, as well as @Rogue and @45HG, two of the posters who were constants on here during the terrible eras. Hope you guys are lapping this up wherever you are now.

GO YOU MIGHTY DEMONS!!!!

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4 minutes ago, Youngwilliam said:

Seriously thought this day would never come. Halfway through the 3rd I was already preparing for the loss. But the Caleb Daniel threw Gawn to the astro turf and the Demons were unleased. The rest is history!

Yes, a bad move by Daniel! He looked like he meant it, too.

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The analysis will come (there is so much reading and re-watching to come), but I'm coming around to the thought now that when all is said and done, the 2021 Melbourne season will go down as one of the greatest seasons of AFL football in recent memory.

Only 4 losses, blowing three of the next four best sides in it off the park in our finals, and doing it all through a pandemic away from home.

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Dad and me have done nothing but hug and cry. Seriously this is one of the most emotional moments of my life. Thank you so much demons. Will never ever forget what you did for us today. 
I’ll never have kids and doubt I’ll marry, so this is the best moment of my life. And to enjoy my brothers joy together on Skype. Unbelievable.

More than happy to wear sailor moon buns for a week at work. Don’t worry expect photos btw. 😉

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