When Subiaco kicked the first three goals at Leederville Oval against top team South Fremantle it seemed that despite the strange season the WAFL order was the still the same. However the Bulldogs struggled back into the game, evened it up and then ran away from the Lions as no team has for years. Continue reading
When I was young, growing up in the suburbs of Perth, everyone kept chooks. Continue reading
Sunny skies at Fremantle Oval. A beautiful day for the football and the meeting of the top two teams. But it wasn’t so beautiful after all. The strong breeze to the prison end wasn’t a nice straight-down-the-guts variety so the teams employed the age-old tactic of playing the dead flank. Continue reading
We’re a quarter of the way through qualifying rounds of the 2020 mini-season.
The fifth Bendigo Football and Netball League Hall of Fame induction evening was held late last year and what a gala night it turned out to be. The league’s very first group of Legends, five in all, were named to great applause and affirmation at the All Seasons function. Continue reading
JD and me
Fifty-five and sixty
Kicking a brand new footy
Behind the cemetery Continue reading
After South Adelaide’s 1884 trip north Adelaide’s West Torrens Football Club was another interstate footy club to journey across the borders to NSW to play a series of matches. But this wasn’t until July 1922 when the SANFL Eagles started their tour in Wagga Wagga with a match against the combined Riverina side. Continue reading
There’ll be no senior footy and netball played in the Bendigo league this season.
For the first time since World War 2 – the 1944 season – no football will be played in the central Victorian sport headquarters. Continue reading
Sydney was a popular destination for interstate Aussie Rules football teams in the latter part of the 19th century. Only two seasons after VFL club Geelong had played a series of four games, South Adelaide arrived in 1884 for a schedule of five matches in two weeks. Continue reading