Jeppa’s Juniors

Chook’s Rooks – Round 7

Chook’s Rooks – Round 7

1,051 by / on May 13, 2010, 8:31 pm / in Jeppa's Juniors

Illness, work and the utter devastation of selling Tom Scully on the eve of his breakout 130+ point game have conspired to make this the shortest Chook’s Rooks of all-time. Lucky, then, that it’s been a week of little importance in the rookie world.

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Chook’s Rooks – Round 6

Chook’s Rooks – Round 6

1,050 by / on May 4, 2010, 11:12 pm / in Jeppa's Juniors

Like those rotting carcases the Americans chasing a million bucks on Survivor mung into from time to time, a few of our rookies are now well past their use by date.

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Chook’s Rooks – Round 5

Chook’s Rooks – Round 5

992 by / on April 27, 2010, 10:07 pm / in Jeppa's Juniors

What is it with our rookie superstars bombing in their third games? After two stand-out performances, James Podsiadly and Tom Rockliffe became the latest to suffer a bout of the third-game blues.

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Chook’s Rooks – Round 4

Chook’s Rooks – Round 4

1,220 by / on April 20, 2010, 9:41 pm / in Jeppa's Juniors

Anyone read the book JPod, by Douglas Coupland? It’s a bit weird, but plenty awesome. I don’t know if James Podsiadly is weird at all, but he’s plenty awesome. Awesome enough to bring him in for an under-developed cash cow?

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Chook’s Rooks: Round 3

Chook’s Rooks: Round 3

1,406 by / on April 13, 2010, 7:00 am / in Jeppa's Juniors

While much of the post-round three focus has been on what Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse called St Kilda forward Steven Milne, the real inquiry should be into what happened when Fremantle rookie Anthony Morabito called Geelong tagger Cameron Ling.

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