Leichhardt Oval: A Bunny in the Tiger’s Den

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A 15 minute ride aboard the Sydney light rail took me from my hotel near Pyrmont Bay in Darling Harbour to the Sydney suburb of Leichhardt North.  I wandered for a few minutes around the charming neighborhood looking for the …

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South Sydney Rabbitohs: Big Bunnies have Bigger Hearts

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My eyes light up with the same amount of wonder that a child could only muster on Christmas morning.  Or Easter or their birthday.  My knees go weak.  I practically levitate down the stairs from the top of the bay …

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Back in Sydney: Home Sweet Home Away from Home

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As I walk uphill from Darling Harbour on Druitt Street towards Town Hall and the Queen Victoria Building, I take in every little bit of my familiar surroundings.  The cool, morning wind blows in from Hyde Park towards Cockle Bay …

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Redemption in The Burrow (Part II): The Cracka and Macca Show

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When we last left our beloved heroes, they were on their Aussie pub-crawl from Central Station to Allianz Stadium at Moore Park.  Fueled by cold beer and the need for getting back at those goons in maroon from last year’s …

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Redemption in The Burrow (Part I): Bar-hopping and Bunny-hopping

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It was beginning to feel a whole lot like deja vu: one year ago, I came to Sydney for my first Rabbitohs game, only to see the red and green get toppled by the Sydney Roosters.  At least one year …

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Meeting the Rabbitohs: Inside the Inner Sanctum of the Rabbitohs

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It is often said that one oughta never meet their heroes in person, for they will only be disappointed and/or heartbroken.  And to think Hollywood arguably invented that dumb saying, and to think they’re the ones who enable John Q. …

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Still Hate the Roosters (Part III): We Suffer Together, We Live Together

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Reuniting with my mates in The Burrow and getting a hug off of Reggie was certainly the high point of the night at Allianz for me.  Also, speaking of which, I would like to apologize to my readers and fans …

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Still Hate the Roosters (Part II): Up Close With Bunnymund’s Red and Green Relative

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As loyal readers of my blog and avid fans of the South Sydney Rabbitohs know, I have much respect for the team, and even more respect for their beloved mascot, Reggie.  As described in an earlier entry, I practically poured …

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Still Hate the Roosters (Part I): A Very Wet Bird’s Nest

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What started out as a day of hope and promise, turned into a cold and wet night of heartbreak and deja vu.  I was shuffling my feet out of the steel bird’s nest that is Allianz Stadium; a place that …

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Rabbitohs VS Storm (Part IV): Botany Road

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When we last left our heroes, the South Sydney Rabbitohs, they were leading the Melbourne Storm 14-0 at the half.  The Rabbitohs were putting on a hell of a show, denying Melbourne both the opportunity to score as well as …

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