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  1. I can't see anything there about when ticket sales open for this game. Have I missed something?
  2. Ticketek has MCC members ticketing opening at 9AM tomorrow (Tuesday 13) but I've heard nothing from the MCC or MFC. Does anyone have any more information?
  3. I was booking tickets for 3 MCC members plus 2 guests for the Saturday game. The new (again) system wanted names and phone numbers for all applicants. By the time I had found and entered the phone numbers my session my timed out out, Crazy.
  4. The AFL website has a headline "Star Dee Dumped". And they're talking about Melksham! Have far down the list is he when you talk about Dee Stars?
  5. Kozzie and Dogga - what great picks! Brayshaw - fumble and turnover
  6. When asked "Why aren't aren't you guys up at the snow?" while at a game I like to reply "We don't ski domestic!"
  7. I'm hearing talk that the venue for the game next week may be changed. To Marvel maybe? Has anyone heard anything about this? I see Dees are $1.02 to win!
  8. Did anyone watch The Front Bar last night? Special guest was Carl Ditterich who was a player and coach at Melbourne in the 70's but played mostly at St Kilda. He was brutal as the clips showed. The funny thing was, he went through several glasses of beer during the show. Most people on the show who have a glass in front of them, just play with it, maybe having a sip at most, but not Carl. He was guzzling. He was interesting on Phil Carmen (not a team player) and couldn't understand how Robbie Flower never won a Brownlow. Not surprising when he never won a Dees B & F though!
  9. Happy 85th birthday Ron Barassi! I haven't seen him or heard of him for quite a while. Does anyone know how he's travelling?
  10. What happened to all of last year's scarves? I couldn't get to my local collection point and they quickly ran out anyway apparently. Does the club have them stored? I'd like to get one, as do some Demon mates.
  11. Blair only played a dozen games for Melbourne in 1969 after crossing from Richmond. I think his career was curtailed by bad knees. He was a short, chunky rover and sticks in my memory for a couple of reasons. He kicked goals from difficult angles using the banana kick. If he didn't invent the banana kick, he was certainly the first to use it consistently in the 60's. Blair was also a useful cricketer, bowling left arm wrist spin for Victoria. I remember him in a last wicket stand with Alan "Froggy" Thomson. Both of them couldn't bat but they put together a good and entertaining partnership somehow.
  12. A fellow long time Demon supporter told me Hassa turned 80 on Wednesday. What a great player he was! Premiership player, club captain, state representative, member of The Galahs and MFC team of the century. Then, later in his career, after success as a playing coach in the West he returned to the club in administration. As an aside, why did our players go to WA? Big Bob Johnson and dashing half back also left us with plenty of games left in them, as did Hassa. Were we so arrogant in those days we'd say "we don't need you, we'll win without you?" Does anyone remember Hassa's goal from the boundary at Glenferrie Oval to put Hawthorn out of the 4? A Hawthorn mate still claims it was a point! Many happy returns Hassa!
  13. Max may well get the lion's share of the hit outs like last week. But the opposition soon starts roving to him and get the clearances. Our mid fielders and Max need to adjust to this to take advantage of his hit out domination.
  14. May has only played about 8 for us. This was his first poor one. He's good. Forgive him one bad one. Nibbler played his best ever quarter for us. Disappeared after that though.
  15. I seem to remember he donated $5,000 in the drive to help get the club out of financial trouble. Then he went to Carlton. Erratic behaviour.
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