Is this another case of history repeating?

In 1998 English big beat one-hit-wonders The Propellerheads posed an interesting question that would far outlive any other memory of the band itself: Is this just another case of history repeating? Unintentionally, the lads* stumbled onto the theories of historic recurrence and eternal return; philosophical schools of thought that outline

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Is Collingwood for real?

Collingwood is real. No amount of denialism will change that. You can get a beer at Stomping Grounds (or The Tote), watch the footy team at the ‘G or the ressies at Victoria Park, or even glance at houses and apartments that you have no hope of affording to buy. Collingwood,

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The Rennaissance of the Ruck

From the violent use of shepherding second ruckmen in the early part of the 20th century to the handball-driven innovation of Polly Farmer and more forgettable times in-between, the ruck has almost always (literally) been at the at the centre of play in Australian Football. However, no position has waxed

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