The latest installment in Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life brings all the latest on the AFL, Magpies Netball, and the VFL. Get involved in the comment section!
Derby is a book put together by David Whish-Wilson and Sean Gorman. It’s being launched by Dennis Cometti this Saturday. This is an extract featuring an interview with Dacid Wirrpanda.
The Roys are 2-0 and their most observant fan (King) George! III puts it all in historical perspective.
Martin Croker has put together a powerful tribute to his Great Uncle Robert Leslie Lawless, a Lance Corporal who was killed in France on 22 April 2017.
A new book that captures the spirit of the West Australian Derby is having a launch hosted by Dennis Cometti.
Bob Murphy’s speech on being made a Life Member of the AFL (via Speakola).
Get involved in the Rotary Club of Fitzroy “Pick One Winner Competition”. Round 5 action kicks off tomorrow night.
Phil Tagell’s latest book ‘Footy Tragic’ is being launched Wednesday night. Come along to hear Phil’s stories about our great game.
A classic piece of football related comedy from the late John Clarke.
It was a tough week to be a Pies fan with the AFL team losing to St Kilda in a dismal match. Cam Hooke looks forward this week to an old enemy in Essendon.
Julie McInerny has a story and a poem – read out some time in the 1930s. Apparently it’s in a book which Julie is looking for. Surely someone must be able to help? [Interesting – JTH]
The Rotary Club of Fitzroy “Pick One Winner Competition” begins this round. Get involved today.
VAFA B Section – Parkdale v Fitzroy: Vultures D(r)own’d at Gerry Green Gurgler; Rory 7 Chuck 0 since 2012
(King) George! III evokes (King) Lear in this jaunty report of the excellent Roys victory down by the seaside on Saturday. [Sounds like King George is revving his engines at the corner of Bell and St George’s and is about to fly – JTH]
Collingwood had a big win over the weekend and Cam Hooke is getting excited about their prospects for 2017. The VFL season kicks off this weekend and the Magpies are in the top of the Super Netball. A good time to be a Pies supporter.
Peter Hille from the Rotary Club of Fitzroy with “Greetings and welcome to the 31st year of the Pick One Winner Competition…” It kicks off with AFL Round 4. Get involved – details within.
Dr Matt Harvey takes us through his favourite moments spent at the ‘G while telling the story of a brave Blues effort.
It was a tough weekend for Collingwood supporters with 3 losses across the board. However, Cam Hooke is looking at the positives as the Magpies could have had two wins to their name.
Join sports historian Roy Hay for lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms this Friday 7 April.