You got to love the place!
And dont the opposition hate it???
All sides like to play at home and the further the opposition have to travel the more confident the home boys enter the field of battle. The Cowboys, who haven’t won in Sydney since round 22 in 2007, never looked like shaking their hoodoo yesterday — especially once the Leichhardt Oval crowd roared to life.
Maroons centre Willie Tonga, playing his first game at Leichhardt, was surprised by the noise.
“It’s a lot more vocal than I think I’ve experienced. You can really hear if someone is yelling out your name. Even though you’re trying to block it out, it’s always there,” he said.
It was my almost 3yo daughters first time at Leichhardt yesterday.
She was so excited, though it took it out her. About half way through the second half she looked to have a little kip, so made herself comfortable under her Tiger blanket. She then looked up at me and said “Dadda, can you make the Tigers quiter???”. I had to laugh.
Here she is just before full time: