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Friday Night Footy

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Friday Night Footy at the MCG takes on special significance . It is the venue for the annual afl fundraiser for breast cancer research and treatment.

For several years now the pre match entertainment is of patrons paying a $50 fee to walk onto the MCG , wear a pink poncho and assemble into the shape of a woman.

An impressive sight , a thrill for those involved and a monetary boost to a very worthy charity .

All this before the first bounce of the football !

The ensuing game between the Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs should also provide exciting entertainment .

Both teams had a loss last weekend and will be keen to post a win.

Both have lost players to cancer . Ted Whitten , Footscray's favourite son battled the disease and Melbourne's Jim Stynes is currently battling it .

Fans will be out in their teams football jumper , jersey , guernsey .

Many will have them on under their pink poncho on the night.

Western Bulldogs

Western Bulldogs

Melbourne Demons

Melbourne Demons

Suprising Results

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

AFL matches played out over the weekend yielded some surprising results.

Teams fancied for this years premiership flag , Brisbane , St Kilda and Geelong were all beaten.

The Anzac Day match between Collingwood and Essendon provided poor entertainment . Essendon were soundly thrashed by a resurgent Magpies side.

Melbourne with its young , fit team excited fans when they beat the Lions at the MCG . The match was watched by favourite son Jim Stynes.

Their charismatic former leader was thrilled along with hundreds of jubilant fans to see the David and Goliath struggle between flag fanciers and underdog result in a Dees victory.

Nothing is a certainty in Football.

One thing is constant . Fans will wear their jumper , jersey , guernsey to the match.

Melbourne Demons

Melbourne Demons

Go Dees

Go Dees

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