Tag: oval

Guineas Day; and a Pineapple for Dinner

The season has changed and a wet winter has become a windy spring. It is late afternoon on Guineas Day and I am walking passed the local oval. Goal posts have gone, the mud has dried and the turf wicket is down. Whites replace the blue and white Grammarian guernseys and a game of cricket […]

Hot Winter’s Night

Thursday was strangely warm; the hottest July day in Melbourne at 23.2 degrees. Hottest ever. 5 pm Footy Training. Wind, rain and a stormy atmosphere gave way to colourful skies of pink, orange, red and turquoise. Play on.

Sundays Game

Yesterday it was my eight year olds last Home and Away game for this, his first season of Under 9 junior footy.

Missed Game

A certain young man declared he was too ill to play yesterday morning. Yes, he had been afflicted with the never ending night time cough throughout the week, and yes, he had sustained an injury in last weeks game resulting in a self diagnosed ‘broken rib’, and yes, there was a late night had the […]