Among delirious Geelong fans tonight will be childhood pal Stephen Stoios – we menaced Werribee together from ages 5 to 18 – who hadn’t even been born the last time Geelong won a flag.
If you’re reading this, mate, please keep the looting to a minimum. There is no limit on pillaging, however.
UPDATE. Avoid Federation Square.
UPDATE II. Also avoid central Geelong.
UPDATE III. Ria doesn’t know what to do:
It’s happened: Geelong have won the AFL premiership for the first time in 44 years! I just…honestly, I just don’t know what to do. I know what to do when we lose a Grand Final (that is, cry like a baby), but a win…I thought we would but now that it’s here, I am just sort of shocked, really. Dumbfounded.