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Vale Ronald Dale Barassi - Rest in Peace


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On 19/09/2023 at 21:21, monoccular said:

I vaguely remember that Dean at some time in the last decade or so did admit to staging.   

In the multiverse, TV footage of the incident was accepted and RDB got off. But we lost by a point after Doug Wade blatantly dug his knee into Bernie Massey's back and converted after the siren. In the following year Melbourne inexplicably slumped  because RDB couldn't get over being beaten by Norm Smith in the club's mid-season darts tournament. 

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There’s already many people here for Ron’s memorial. A lot of North and Carlton supporters but the overwhelming majority are Dees. The mood outside is very sombre. It’s sure to be a very moving service. ❤️💙 

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On 01/11/2023 at 11:57, WalkingCivilWar said:

I don’t know about that particular GF but ours in 2021 was sit wherever you want. 🤭

Jokes, OD. 💖


The RDB memorial is first in, best dressed, so to speak. No allocation of seat numbers. General admission, so best to get there early. 

In and seated WCW. Hmm showing how poorly my fingers work on a phone's tiny keyboard. 

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2 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

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WHY???! Why him?

I just did the same thing.

This is the guy that refused to wear a handed out St Kilda scarf for Shane Warne's day service. Not expecting much more than regulation speaking circuit stuff.

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9 minutes ago, WalkingCivilWar said:

You’re joking, right????

 

Serious, he is channel 9 man and they are broadcasting the event. Yes he is passionate pies man however I don't mind him. Who would you suggest? 

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Walked into a deli near home where they were showing the memorial service on a tv only to see Eddie McGuire's massive boofhead filling the screen. That sanctimonious git shouldn't have been anywhere near our hallowed ground today let alone be the MC. 

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Serendipitously watching post breakfast from afar. Had me totally engrossed, some excellent speeches, anecdotes and memories covering Ron’s life and footy career.
 

Highlights Lou Richard’s joke about God aspiring to be RDB on the footy field. The interaction between Ted Whitten and Ron in Adelaide during an interstate footy carnival. “Who is Mr Football?” and Ron’s son Ron Barassi lll ‘s  eulogy to his father.

Tony Jones referred to the expected maximum temperature in Melbourne today at 31 degrees. Channel 9 timed out unfortunately as Mike Brady commenced playing. When l became aware of the darkness outside and the first rains of the wet season.

Veni Vedi Vici

Vale Ronald Dale Barassi.

 

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