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Anna Pavlou in The Age

Anna Pavlou remembers the atmosphere of being at Kardinia Park as a kid watching her Cats play Aussie Rules in this piece that was first published in The Age.

Balcony Banter – Women’s football: Annabel Brebner

Anna Pavlou talks to Annabel Brebner, chair of the MCC affiliated women’s club now competing in its second season in the VAFA.

Goodbye Gary, my hero

Anna Pavlou has a deep connection with the Geelong Football Club. She pays tribute to Gary Ablett and conveys her heartfelt gratitude.

A case for every team in the 2020 AFL Finals Series

Looking for a reason why your team can win the 2020 AFL Premiership? Anna Pavlou makes the case for you.

Almanac Life – 18 Years of James: Happy Birthday!

We may be in the midst of a pandemic, but Anna Pavlou’s younger brother is 18 today. In a touching piece, Anna describes her bond with her sibling whilst growing up in a loving household.

Little Joel – Biggest Heart

Anna Pavlou pens a wonderful tribute to one of Geelong’s favourite sons, Joel Selwood.

A Perfume Bottle from 1882

Anna Pavlou was awed by a little urn, as many are when they see it for the first time.

Eulogy – My Grandfather

Anna Pavlou has written a wonderful and loving tribute to her grandfather, a man who showed by example how to live a full and meaningful life. [We’re thinking of your family Anna, Nick and Dermie (James), at this time. James tells me your Papou (his Uncle Europe) was remembered in fine fashion at yesterday’s funeral and wake. JTH]

Tell me about ‘Polly’

Anna Pavlou reverts to family and memories to pay her respects to the passing of Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer, the revolutionary Geelong ruckman and footballing figure.

The Ashes 2019 – First Test: Has Steve Smith Won Our Aussie Hearts back?

After Steve Smith’s century making heroics in the Ashes 2019 First Test, Anna Pavlou wonders whether he has won back the hearts of Aussie cricket lovers.

Round 19 – Sydney v Geelong: Tomahawk’s 250th

Tom Hawkins – big game player – put on a clinic in his momentous 250th. His mates in the hoops were too good for a youthful Swans outfit too. Anna Pavlou on that game and the game’s most powerful forward, Tomahawk.

Round 18 – Geelong v Hawthorn: It’s High Time for a Change

Anna Pavlou had an uncomfortable day at the footy as her Cats were disappointing. She thinks it might be time for a change; time to do the very thing that started the run of early season success.

Round 17 – Geelong v St Kilda: An Open Letter to Gary Ablett Junior

No ordinary match report, but then again Gary Ablett Junior is no ordinary player – Anna Pavlou recounts her near life-long love affair with the deeds of The Little Master as he helped his Cats to a hard fought victory over a highly competitive Saints outfit.

Rosie and Me: Geelong Cats Open Training

Keen Cat Anna Pavlou lingers longer than she expected at Kardinia Park watching her beloved Cats train, and meets Rosie as she explains.

Round 15 – Geelong v Adelaide: Voices

The voices at Kardinia Park provided encouragement for Anna Pavlou to get through the game as the Cats redeem themselves with a good win against the Crows in their Round 15 clash.

Round 12 – Richmond v Geelong: Constantly Moving On

The air of apprehension gradually gave way to the sweet smell of satisfaction — and a good feeling about the future — for Anna Pavlou as she watched her Cats on Friday night.

Round 11 – Geelong v Sydney: Winter wonderland and muddy jumpers

Anna Pavlou transitioned from the local Power House match to home while following her beloved Cats and relishing the winter weather.

Round 9 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: Wiser with Time; Dad, Uncle James and Tom Hawkins

Anna Pavlou, her dad, Tom Hawkins, and a Coke, are just a small part of a day at the footy as Anna’s report shows.

Round 8 – North Melbourne vs Geelong: Why Tim Kelly has our Cat hearts

Anna Pavlou has a soft spot for Geelong’s Tim Kelly as her report shows.

Living On: A Tribute to Fitzy

Anna Pavlou remembers her dear friend Fitzy who was a stalwart of Power House FC.