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A Geelong supporter watching with sadness from abroad as the GFC is shredded by the joint ego's of Chris Scott and Brian Cook. Cook has been great for the club but it's time for change at the GFC. I live by the following quote 'One of the symptoms of approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important, and that to take a holiday would bring all kinds of disaster. If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his or her work important.'- Bertrand Russell

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A one-man MRP will be a huge mistake

A one-man MRP will be a huge mistake

27 Mar 2018

Halfway through December 2017 in the lead up to the ancient pagan Roman festival we now call Christmas, we learned that in 2018 the AFL would introduce a one-man match review panel.

The face palm before the storm: Geelong’s 2018 season preview

The face palm before the storm: Geelong's 2018 season preview

9 Mar 2018

“The consequences of successful action seemed almost as terrible as the consequences of inaction, and they could be more horrible for those who took the action. A bubble can easily be punctured. But to incise it with a needle so that it subsides gradually is a task of no small delicacy.” ― John Kenneth Galbraith, […]

Pride and petulance: Chris Scott’s critique of the 2017 Richmond flag

Pride and petulance: Chris Scott's critique of the 2017 Richmond flag

7 Feb 2018

Some of the more attentive footy supporters may be aware of a strange little conversation that occurred on the Monday night following Richmond’s awesome display of tactical dominance over Adelaide at the MCG on grand final day, 2017.

Vietnam shows the football world how it’s done

Vietnam shows the football world how it's done

29 Jan 2018

A magical sporting moment took place last night in Vietnam and it wasn’t on the field – it was on the streets.

Why Adelaide and Geelong won’t win the flag in 2018

Why Adelaide and Geelong won’t win the flag in 2018

14 Nov 2017

Following an impressive and dominant finals series from Richmond, their coach Damien Hardwick spoke of the Tigers’ focus on a high pressure rating and speed (especially up forward) being the cornerstone of their turnaround as a team.

Geelong’s Thelma and Louise list management strategy

Geelong's Thelma and Louise list management strategy

3 Oct 2017

Like Thelma and Louise speeding their 1966 Ford Thunderbird toward the Grand Canyon so Chris Scott and Brian Cook with their list management strategy are speeding Geelong toward a list demographic cliff.