The finals are finally over! All the promotion and loud cheering friends will come to a rest and Melbourne will once again return to a normal.
I was in St Kilda with two younger cousins taking them around the relatively empty Luna Park when we stopped and went to a cafe for food. We walked into a bakery cafe with relatively few patrons and in the corner was the inevitable television with Channel 10 on.
The guy on the right was the chef, most people were going for the Swans as they were once South Melbourne, but it was a nail biting game ending with a mark by the Swans.
SYDNEY 3.0 6.3 6.5 8.10 (58) defeated WEST COAST 2.4 2.7 5.9 7.12 (54)