Saturday, June 30, 2012

Touch and go for the Borough

The final score of Port 18.16.124 to Sandringham 14.10.94 doesn't really tell the story of this rather disappointing game. Scores were almost level half way through the final quarter.
As I sat there, close enough to examine the detail of no 5's tattoo, to overhear Phil Cleary's commentary for the ABC, to watch Gary Ayre's changing expressions from metres away, it reinforced what Mark Fine from SEN had said at lunch - that membership of a local football club gives supporters fantastic value. As I looked across the ground towards the expanding city, I tried to imagine North Port Oval as the community heart of a new Fishermens Bend,

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