The RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 14 of 2007 is available now. It features the music of Dahahoo from their new album Tarantism.
The beer for review this week is Leffe. The recording was done in All Bar Nun in O’Connor amidst much mirth and with many thanks to the bar for accommodating us.
As luck would have it our podcast coincided with the arrival of the Brumbies for their “Mad Monday” which is why we have the above photograph of Che and three Brumbies providing mutual support to each other.
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The T-shirt with the picture of George Gregan on it says “have you seen this man?” and on the back they had a red cross with the words “Search Party”. We were informed, many times, that it has been 8 years since George went out with the boys on mad monday which is a sore point for some. Young brumbies kept pouring their Bacardi Breezers onto themselves to “give george a drink”. They went so far as to invite members of the public to “give George a drink” and even offered to buy us drinks so we could help out. It wasn’t just the younger players wearing the shirt, Mortlock and Larkham were also wearing them (but not pouring drinks over themselves deliberately as far as I noticed).
While at times it felt a bit like swimming with sharks being in the same room as so many very large, very drunk and boisterous men I have to say they were no trouble at all and pretty good blokes. Aside from offering to buy drinks for bloggers they actually swept up in the back room after themselves. A class act.
Oh and if you want to drink like a Brumbie (at least late on Mad Monday) you need a table covered in Breezers and “jam donuts”. A jam donut is a shot of chambourd with a lime and sugar rim and a splash of baileys floated over the top.
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The tips this week are:
Kerces: Sharks, Crusaders
John: Sharks, Bulls
Rob: Sharks, Crusaders
Nick: Sharks, Crusaders
Tim: Sharks, Bulls