The Cook's brother in law this week attended a dinner to commemorate the establishment of his local footy club - a county club up on the Murray river.
There was a photo of the inaugural 1966 team.
Of all the players, remarkably, only three were absent due to their having kicked their last full pointers.
It occurs to Adolf that, over the ensuing fifty years, the remaining fifteen players each would have imbibed some 5,000 litres of red woe, 2,500 litres of port, 10,000 litres of beer and consumed at least 2,500 kg of rump steak, 15,000 eggs and 2,500 meat pies.
It helps to have lived in a country where you can get a triple bypass at the drop hat and not have to pay for it.
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