Monday, 1 June 2009

finally Wallace is going! Who will be next head on the chopping block?


Hallelujah, the king of spin Terry Wallace is leaving Richmond Football Club (AFL) having wasted 4.5 years of the club's time and money, not to mention the emotional rollercoaster of die-hard fans like me. Sure, it's not all the coach's fault, but he's the one permanently putting the PR spin on how everything is improving, it's all looking much better and our players are committed, yada yada yada, while glossing over severe skills and attitude deficiencies which have seen the mighty Tigers really struggle this season.

Betfair won't be allowed to run a book on the Next Permanent Richmond Coach market unfortunately, as part of their deal with the AFL. The new appointment won't be done overnight, they have three months to go with a caretaker in place for the rest of this season. Not sure if any of the NT bookies will offer it, the AFL likes to control which markets they can offer and block any which may have insider dealings.

Who will be next for the poisoned chalice of coach at Punt Rd? Here's my attempt at a market (decimal odds):


Nathan Buckley 5
Wayne Campbell 5 (in from 20)
Damien Hardwick 7
Mark Williams 9
John Longmire 10
Justin Leppitsch 11 (new addition)
Jade Rawlings 12
Mick Malthouse 12 (out from 4)
Ken Hinkley 12
Brad Scott 15
Scott Burns 15
Todd Viney 20 (new addition)
David King 20
James Hird 33
Leigh Matthews 40 (new addition)
Denis Pagan 40
Kevin Sheedy 50


Any thoughts?

2 comments:

  1. If they were smart it should be out of Hardwick, Hinkley and Burns.

    This is the Richmond FC we are talking about here though.

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  2. Whoever it will end up the same old story of the tigers eating their own.

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