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Footy’s full of sorry streaks

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DEMON Sportshound LAWRENCE MONEY has endured more than his fair share of pain since the glory days of the 1950s and early 60s. In recent years the hurt has come in the form of the Shinboner Streak. More »

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Footy moves match musical chairs

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THE ROT really set in when Ron Barassi left Melbourne to coach Carlton. Was nothing sacred in football any more? Now players switch clubs with hardly any fuss. GEOFF POULTER looks at the change in club culture. More »

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Grand day at the G for a battered Test fan

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JETLAGGED Sportshounds writer COLIN DALE jumped off the flight from South Africa just in time to join the 73,000 at the MCG for the Easter Monday clash. Escaping the torture of the cricket at the Wanderers was just one of the many delights of being a sports fa... More »

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The Boot in Mouth is back in business

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THIS is the moment that the footy commentators relish or dread: when the infamous Boot in Mouth Award begins its countdown for Season 2018. The award’s Founder, Sole Judge, One-Man Tribunal and Appeals Board, LAWRENCE MONEY, bounces the ball. More »

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Don’t wear Number 8 if you want to win the Brownlow

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THIRTEEN is considered unlucky so some players are reluctant to wear it. But, why is Number 8 devoid of a Brownlow? GEOFF POULTER poses the question: THE MYSTERY of the guernsey number eight in AFL footy. Never won a Brownlow. Never even close. Not likely this... More »

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Demons dare to dream of a flag

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LAWRENCE MONEY still dreams of 1964 and that long-ago Demon premiership. Asked to predict the outcome of Season 2018, he dared to dream again: IT IS 30 September 2018, and, as I look back at the footy season past, it seems like a dream. The mighty Demons are p... More »