North Melbourne v Carlton: Round 9 ancient history

May 19, 2016 by · Leave a Comment
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Football has an innate ability to invade our memories and recycle the past.  A reminder of youth.  A reminder of a garage and a cat.  Of bullets and tools.  Of a clock and an old radio.

North Melbourne lost badly to Carlton in round 9, 1978

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Ancient Caribbean Memories

December 28, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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It is shocking what has happened to the West Indies.  I am left with ancient memories of Australian men battered like crash-test dummies.

Remember the old days...

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  • Matthew Watson

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    In front of the player’s race at Arden Street.

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    Welcome to the Ramble,

    My name is Matt Watson, avid AFL, cricket and boxing fan. Since 2005 I’ve been employed as a journalist, but I’ve been writing about sport for more than a decade. In that time I’ve interviewed legends of sport and the unsung heroes who so often don’t command the headlines.

    The Ramble, as you will find among the pages of this website, is an exhaustive, unbiased, non-commercial analysis of sport and life. I believe there is always more to the story. If you love sport like I do, you will love the Ramble…
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