“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet”- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Not that I remember it or anything, but I know it was a good year and it would be the last good year for a very long time.
The year of him, the year of a Geelong Premiership.
And the year before the drought that would tear Geelong supporters to the ground, promise them almosts and ultimately break their hearts.
He can’t remember, but the Cats beat the Hawks in the Grand Final, Bobby Davis was coach. He loved him. I came to love him too.
101,452 attended at the MCG. Those of them who were Cats supporters would not feel that jubilation for a brutal 44 years.
He would become more than just a supporter though. He would (and still does) buy his membership every year, despite the false hope they would instil in him each week.
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