Both teams were, IIRC, 8-0 going into the game.
I went with my dad (Dawks supporter) and he cracked the sads big time. They're a lot more traumatised by that song than we are.
I remember Hird was under a big fitness cloud all week and the talk was he wouldn't get up. I think we were missing some other players too? Needless to say Hirdy played and when Lloyd goaled 10 seconds in you knew we were on.
They really fancied themselves as our main challenger at that stage. First 50k+ crowd at Colonial Stadium & we went in without Long, Fletcher, Misiti, Caracella, Alessio, Wallis & Heffernan & yet belted them into submission in about 10 mins. We had such an aura back then, we could destroy teams in a few minutes.
Let's hope we're building another list that can give us such pride in our team again!!!