AFL Round Review: Round 1 in Haiku

So, Haiku are normally about the seasons (or at least that’s what Wikipedia tells me). The footy season counts, right?

Whatever! Here goes anyway…


Carlton vs Richmond


An explosive start

but Blue dreams died with Daisy;

Kamdyn came to play.


Melbourne vs Gold Coast


Seven new faces

help the Dees break a hoodoo

on Ablett’s bad day.


Sydney vs Essendon


Unseen for some time,

the Swans won just one quarter

to get the four points.


Brisbane vs Collingwood


The Lions were Rocked

as the Pies took possession

– of the ball, that is.


Western Bulldogs vs West Coast


The result was clear:

the Yanks call it a Brown out

and Dogs love to run.


Saint Kilda vs GWS


Nick fought like Maddie

but was hit from behind

as the Saints succumbed.


Adelaide vs North Melbourne


The Kangas put in

an “insipid performance”

– Tex had a day out!


Fremantle vs Port Adelaide


Fit, fast, ferocious.

Two teams that are finals bound

fought to the finish.


Hawthorn vs Geelong


The only question

after that Cat-astrophe;



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