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    Footy Launch Lunch delivers again

    Mar 23, 2011

    From left: Tim Lane hosts a panel comprising Nick Maxwell, Danny Frawley and Tim Watson at the 2011 MCG Footy Season Launch Luncheon on March 23.More than 300 members and guests enjoyed the build up to the 2011 AFL season at the MCG Footy Season Launch Luncheon today in the Members Dining Room.

    Hosted by broadcaster Tim Lane, new MCC president Paul Sheahan addressed his first official function, before Collingwood premiership captain Nick Maxwell gave some forthright and insightful views on the state of the game and what his team was doing to avoid the dreaded premiership hangover.

    Later, former Essendon champion Tim Watson and decorated St Kilda defender Danny Frawley joined Maxwell for an entertaining chat about the big issues in the game - and some very funny anecdotes from yesteryear!