Dingley Dingoes, my backyard footy heroes

May 29, 2007 at 11:51 am | Posted in All, Australia, Melbourne, Sports/Outdoor Activities | 8 Comments

While I am sleeping in on Saturday and Sunday mornings, the Dingley Dingoes , a local amateur football club has been slugging it out in our backyard, the Souter Oval. The bell and umpire whistles would wake me up and I would eventually get up and go out the back to have a look at the game and scream to my heart’s content, “come on boys”. I will have no idea of the score as I can not see it from my end but I still scream a cheer for them anyway. I didn’t even know they are on top of the ladder until Shane pointed it out to me. This is how my mornings go on weekends. A cheer or two for the boys would start my day.

Footy is very much a part of me now as is Australia. My love for sports has been fueled to the max ever since I lived here. This is why I love Melbourne and wouldn’t trade it for any place anywhere. At least not now. Sports is a way of life here. Kahit maghapo’t magdamag akong nasa bahay lang, basta may sports broadcast sa TV, ok lang ako.

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  1. wow, i didn’t know nasa AU ka? i have a friend who just flew there… sana mag meet kaya.. Lee Gorospe..

  2. ay oo. kung dito din sya sa Melbourne and he is looking for friends, let him know of this blog. i can introduce him to my pinoy friends here too.

  3. Sports in Australia… a way life, yes. I think that’s why you dudes always do so well in the Olympics… specifically, the Summer Olympics.

    Hot, topless Australian men in tiny shorts/swim briefs… slugging it out in beach volleyball. Yeah, I always tune in for that. πŸ˜‰ The Australians always rock in beach volleyball.

  4. Hello po, kilala nyo po ako?? sino po kayo pinoybanda??

  5. Hi Lee,

    Hopefully you’ll come back to my blog so you’ll read this.

    Pinoybanda is Eli Palad, also the owner of site http://everything-eli.com.

    Are you in Melbourne?

  6. nice Lee! It’s me Eli! hehehe, send kita IM later.. πŸ™‚ small world… sana magmeet kayo ni Alma jan.. πŸ™‚

    Thanks Alma for the message, yep nasa Melbourne si Lee… πŸ™‚

  7. ALa kaya ako sa melbourne bandang WA ako layo hehehe.. nde ako makapagchat puro browse lang bihira din ako makapagcheck ng email hehehe.. small world hahaha… musta na kyo dyan?

  8. kakahiya naman kay Ms. Alma, ginawa pa nting chat room tong.. hehehe, oo nga pala, Perth ka.. Ung isang friend ko ang nasa melboune pala.. πŸ™‚

    sinabi ko na nga kay Len tong link na to eh.. hehehe, nagkita kako tayo dito.. πŸ™‚


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