In my best of 2014 http://australianrules.com.au/2014/12/22/literally-the-best-of-2014-in-no-particular-order-by-nick-gye/ I made a startlingly omission. I had acquired an album late in 2014 and hadn’t listened to it when I put the list together. I now have to put matters right. I am referring to Soused. Continue reading
In 2001 I was in France during the Tour de France and followed it closely on TV marvelling at the American Lance Armstrong and barracking for Australian Stuart O’Grady in the sprint section.
The AFL draft is happening on Tuesday. Time to think about prospects who were running around in the WAFL this year.
Callum Ah Chee has had a pretty standard pathway to the AFL. However he does have the advantage of a bit of time at league level in the WAFL to go with his under age state representation and AFL elite junior opportunities. He’s skilful and exciting.
Callum Ah Chee. Photos by Les Everett
RIGHT from the very get-go the money paid to coaches of Aussie Rules clubs has caused controversy and comment right across the footy community.
Perhaps the biggest kerfuffle in my region centred around St Kilda’s 1925 Brownlow medallist Colin Watson when he was appointed Maryborough coach for the 1927 season at £10 a week. Continue reading
A look at Bridge Of Spies (M)
JUST about everyone on the planet knows where they were when Princess Diana died in that car crash in a Paris underpass tunnel. Continue reading
A look at Oddball (G)
I THINK we can take it as read that Aussie audiences just love animal films. Continue reading
Gisborne’s on the lookout for a coach again.
Jeff Gieschen has pulled out of the Gisborne coaching job shortly after being appointed. The former Richmond and West Perth coach sited health reasons for his shock announcement.
In other Bendigo Football League news Sandhurst has appointed Wayne Primmer for 2016.