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‘A life-long affair with racing…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill recently caught up with Pat Heffernan, a prominent identity in Wangaratta sporting circles. And he was a dab hand at car sales too!

‘Speedster Darcy within sight of AFL dream…’ by KB Hill

It’s AFL Draft time. KB Hill runs his eye over one of the hopes from Wangaratta, Darcy Wilson.

‘The bread and butter jockey…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill catches up with Robbie Beattie, Victoria’s oldest active professional jockey. And what a story, as only KB can tell it!

‘A fine football life…’ by KB Hill

Footy has a long and decorated history. KB Hill remembers ‘Poddy’, Arthur Hiskins, a Rutherglen and South Melbourne icon from a century ago.

” ‘Pooch’ leaves his legacy…” by KB Hill

Wangaratta Rovers lost a favourite son last month with the passing of Luke Elkington at the age of just 45. KB Hill provided this coverage of Luke’s farewell.

‘Old Pigeon rues those painful Grand Final losses…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill chats with Yarrawonga Pigeon’s legend John White. They mulled over a couple of hotly contested O & M League Grand Finals from back in the day.

‘Tenacious small man realises his dream…’ by KB Hill

Dylan Wilson was marked as one to watch from a young age. Now he’s a fixture for the Wangaratta Rovers. KB Hill charts his progress over the years.

” ‘Big Emmy’…a ruck colossus of his era…” by KB Hill

Emmy De Fazio is an OMFNL Hall of Famer. KB Hill caught up with the former ruckman recently.

‘Brad Murray…reflecting on the highs and lows of football…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill talks with Brad Murray, a Myrtleford icon, about Brad’s wide-ranging experiences in footy.

” ‘Elmer’ joins coveted 100-game club…” by KB Hill

Alex Marklew is the third generation of his family to be 100-game player for the Wangaratta Rovers. KB Hill charts his rise from junior rising star to just plain star of the OMFNL.

” ‘Bater’ closes in on 250…” by KB Hill

KB Hill charts the career of Matt ‘Bater’ Kelly who is inching towards 250 games for the Wangaratta Magpies.

‘Roos hop to dual premiership glory…’ by KB Hill

In the engaging style which KB Hill has perfected, share the remarkable story of the dual premiership era of the Corowa-Rutherglen Kangaroos under the coaching of Peter Tossol.

‘Boyhood memories linger for old champ…’ by KB Hill

Mark Browning is the only player to play 100+ games for both South Melbourne and the Sydney Swans. KB Hill caught up with him recently.

‘Titanic battle inspires country footy rivalry…’ by KB Hill

Representative footy in the country leagues has a long history. KB Hill shares an insight into one particular rivalry that goes back almost a century.

“Allie…adding the motherly touch…” by KB Hill

KB Hill returns with a tribute to the multi-talented Allie Murray who gives her all to support both her heavily sports involved youngsters and her local club, the Wangaratta Rovers.

‘A trip down memory lane…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill was a teenager when Rovers won the 1958 flag. Sixty-five years later he mingled with his boyhood heroes as they held a high-spirited reunion.

” ‘Curly’…one of the greatest Demons of all…” by KB Hill

KB Hill recounts the career of Neil ‘Curly’ Hanlon, one of the greatest ever players for the Benalla Demons. Neil passed away recently.

“Farewell to ‘Long John’…” by KB Hill

KB Hill recounts the story of John McMonigle, the shy, gentle giant who became an Ovens and Murray League ruck star. John passed away recently.

‘Cricket’s Hot Gospeller…’ by GP Rosser and KB Hill

Ian ‘Harry’ Hildebrand, a Wangaratta native, is also the face (and heart) of cricket in Peru. A little while back he chatted with KB Hill and GP Rosser.

‘Tension galore as old rivals battle for flag…’ by KB Hill

The final scoreboard didn’t tell the full story of last week’s gripping WDCA cricket final between Rovers-United-Bruck and the Wangaratta Magpies but KB Hill relates the tense encounter as it unfolded.