Melbourne’s and Collingwood’s rise is not guaranteed

Do we remember Adrian Cox? He was a Hawthorn player, a dashing winger with a shaved head at the turn of the century who played 54 AFL matches. For some reason he was the player that really stood out for me from Hawthorn’s nifty finals series of 2001 and the fraught Essendon versus Hawthorn preliminary final, only his 11th game. I was shocked to read that he only grabbed 11 possessions that match because he hangs tall in my memory. I remember him taking one of the ‘marks’ of the century in that match,...

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