On a cold , wet , wintry night at the MCG , the Bulldogs were denied victory by the Hawks.
In a hotly contested Game , the Hawks , triumphed over the Dogs , by three points .
Even new PM,Â Julia Gillard’s support,Â couldn’tÂ help the Western Bulldogs to victory .
Perhaps they need to fly her in for every game , to give them a morale boosting presence.
The Western Bulldogs , gallant in defeat , couldn’t halt the marauding Hawthorn Hawks , who have now won 7 matches in a row.
Fans turned out in their jumpers , jerseys , guernseys to watch the match .
It was AFL football at its best , as the two closely matched rivals , fought for ascendancy .
The Hawks , were lucky to prevail , and come out winners , at the match’s conclusion.