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International Rules or International Snooze?

The Mad Chatter - Friday, November 04, 2011

International Rules Australia v Ireland The AFL should do the humane thing and put International Rules out of its misery after the second and final test tonight on the Gold Coast tonight. It has no relevance and I think it's more like International Snooze than International Rules.

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Bound for Glory: Angry Anderson and the Batmobile at the 1991 AFL Grand Final

The Mad Chatter - Thursday, September 29, 2011

Angry Anderson and the Batmobile were Bound for Glory at the 1991 AFL Grand Final Let's face it, the only reason anybody watches the grand final “entertainment” is to see an epic disaster. This week marks the twentieth anniversary of perhaps the biggest horror show involving song, dance and choreography ever seen at a major sporting event.

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Why The Poker Machine Proposal Is Stupid

The Mad Chatter - Monday, September 26, 2011

Queen of the NileIt's probably no surprise after reading the title of this blog that I am not in favour of the proposed changes to poker machine laws in Australia. I'll outline my reasons below but before I get stuck into it, I will acknowledge that problem gamblers do create problems, but I don't believe controlling those in control in the answer.

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Freo, Heave-Ho! - Frematle and St Kilda's Ross Lyon Stun AFL World

The Mad Chatter - Friday, September 16, 2011

Mark Harvey sacked Nobody saw that coming, least of all Mark Harvey and the St. Kilda Football Club.

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Back To The Future At Adelaide Oval

The Mad Chatter - Thursday, September 08, 2011

SCG: The Home of Real Footy

The Mad Chatter - Thursday, September 01, 2011

SCG is the home of AFLSEPTEMBER is back, which means just as we’ve finally got over our winter aches and pains, ills, colds and chills, we’re hit hard by a heavy dose of finals fever. Read more

To Kick Or To Eat The Footy - That Is The Question

The Mad Chatter - Friday, August 19, 2011

So last weekend I was down at the local supermarket stocking up on a few cartons of my favourite brew (how much do I love being able to buy beer from the supermarket) in preparation for yet another massive weekend on the couch watching all the great sporting action on tv, when to my disgust I spotted an unbelievable new product staring me in the face. Read more

Eddie McGuire Hits Out At GWS Giants and Phil Davis - Lock It In Eddie

The Mad Chatter - Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Eddie McGuire CollingwoodCollingwood President Eddie Maguire is sometimes one of the most hated men in the AFL and Aussie sport. However, his latest outburst against the new AFL franchise, the Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Giants, is 100% spot on in my opinion!! No need to call a friend, just lock this one straight in!! Read more

Kim Duthie The St Kilda School Girl - 7pm Project Interview - You Be The Judge

The Mad Chatter - Thursday, June 09, 2011

All day today we've been hearing how disgraced AFL player agent Ricky Nixon is suing some media outlets and the AFL Players Association after the St Kilda school girl Kim Duthie admitted she lied about the whole affair. She lied about the drugs, she lied about the sex. But this morning Ricky Nixon couldn't explain how he ended up in the hotel room on the bed in his undies. Kim Duthie says she thinks he might have been drugged. Read more

Jarryd Blair from Collingwood - A Handy Player Has A Shocker

The Mad Chatter - Wednesday, March 16, 2011