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Grand Final Victory!!
Grand Final Victory!!
How sweet it is!!
I am back from Melbourne and what a weekend!! I can’t believe that Barry Hall and Paul Roos (Captain and Coach of the mighty Sydney Swans Football Club respectively) were able to hold up the premiership cup late Saturday afternoon. It was one of the best moments I’ve ever been involved in!!
It was a brilliant game ‒ a grand final that had everything, including a close finish, which was something the AFL world has been wanting for a few years. 2002 was close, because of the rain, but conditions for footy on Saturday were just perfect, and the 90,00-odd crowd was treated to a great game, which went down to the wire! Swans won by 4 points, and Chris Judd, the Eagles marquee player, won the Norm Smith Medal for best on ground in the GF. He played brilliantly, and perhaps if he’d had some more support I wouldn’t be so happy right now.
We went to the Punt Road Oval after the game and joined in the celebrations. I was paralytic by 11.00pm, and I don’t think we made it back to our hotel in St Kilda until 7.00am on Sunday morning, and I’ve just dragged myself home from the airport. It’s been a huge weekend and I’ve been on a high for all of it!!
Speak soon! Go Swannies!!!!!
9/25/2005 11:13 pm
Good to hear you had a great weekend Hotcrossbum. Its just a pity the Bombers were not in the game to beat you Swannies maybe next year?|
10/29/2005 7:37 am
Cheer cheer the red and the white...I was there too and it was a great day. Hopefully we'll be there or thereabouts next year as well...|
11/18/2005 8:03 pm
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