Search Results for: Roy Hay

Almanac Books (Update):’Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere’ by Roy Hay

Roy Hay’s seminal history ‘Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century’ is now available in paperback. See details and read several reviews here. (An excellent Christmas gift for the discerning reader – Ed.)

Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay

Roy Hay’s history of the involvement of aboriginal players in Australian Football is now available in a paperback edition. Read more about this book here. [Includes links to reviews – Ed]

Almanac Book Review – Jason Goldsmith and Lucas Gillard’s ‘Be My Guest’ by Roy Hay

An interesting and extensive look at the overseas football/soccer players who have visted Australian shores is the subject of Roy Hay’s latest book review.

Almanac Book Reviews: Wray Vamplew’s Games People Played by Roy Hay

Roy Hay reviews Wray Vamplew’s impressive volume on sports histories, dating back centuries in human history.

It’s been a while – Roy Hay on Jamarra Ugle-Hagan’s debut and Ash Barty’s triumph

Two relatively rare sporting occasions happened this week: top draftee Jamarra Ugle-Hagan made his Dogs debut as a Gunditjmara man from Victoria and Ngarigo woman Ash Barty won Wimbledon 50 years after Evonne Goolagong-Cawley’s famous victory. Roy Hay shares his thoughts on what makes both special.

Almanac Book Review – “Albert ‘Pompey’ Austin: A man between two worlds” by Roy Hay.

Braham Dabscheck has reviewed the recently released biographical work on Albert ‘Pompey’ Austin by Roy Hay.

‘On The Take: The 1910 Scandal That Changed Australian Football Forever’ – review by Roy Hay

Roy Hay reviews a fascinating new release, ‘On The Take: The 1910 Scandal That Changed Australian Football Forever’ by Tony Joel & Mathew Turner. This book is sure to generate much interest for aficionados of football history.

Almanac Book Review – Roy Hay’s Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere

We bring you two highly respected thinker-writers in the field of sport and sports history: Braham Dabscheck reviews Roy Hay’s recent book Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere.

When Coranderrk won the premiership: A story by Roy Hay

From his recently released book, Roy Hay relates the story of how a group of Aboriginal footballers playing for Coranderrk in 1911 helped to win a premiership for the team.

Almanac Book Review: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere  by Roy Hay

Roy Hay has written a wonderful new book examining the history of indigenous involvement in the development of the game as we know it today. Here is Col Ritchie’s review of the book. [The book is available at a reduced price for the month of July – Ed]

Almanac Footy History – Special offer on Roy Hay’s Book of the Month

Check out the special deal for Roy Hay’s recently released book about indigenous footballers and their involvement in the development of footy as we know it today.

MCC Event – Rare Book Week: Roy Hay’s book launch (July 8)

The launch of Roy Hay’s book on Aboriginal footy in the nineteenth century is on Monday July 8 (today). Hear Roy with Greg De Moore. This is past of the MCC’s Rare Book Week. Bookings essential.

Almanac Indigenous Football – The power of language: by Roy Hay

Roy Hay considers the response from the AFL about the racism experienced by Adam Goodes at the end of his career, emphasising this response was all too familiar as his reports highlights.

Almanac Footy History: An aboriginal game? by Roy Hay

Well known historian, Roy Hay, has recently published a book examining the history of aboriginal involvement in football since the 19th century. Roy presents an overview of his book.

Almanac History: Roy Hay on ‘The Conversation’ website

Roy Hay continues the discussion on Indigenous Australians involvement in the local game.

Almanac Lunch: Roy Hay and all things football, footy and sports history

Join sports historian Roy Hay for lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms this Friday 7 April.

Book Launch: Roy Hay’s Games Goals Glory (Oct 13)

All welcome at the launch of Roy Hay’s A-League book Games Goals Glory at the MCC Library 1pm, Oct 13. RSVP is essential to gain entry. Roy Hay, John Didulica (PFA) and David Davutovic (Herald Sun) in conversation.

Roy Hay: Is It Time for More Cooperation?

Some great analysis from Roy Hay and Tony Ward in Monday’s Guardian on how the numbers are telling us that it’s time Australia’s sporting bodies stopped warring and began cooperating for the greater good of fans.

Almanac (Footy) History: The 25th anniversary of the Roys’ sunset in the west

Yesterday (Sep 1) was the 25th anniversary of Fitzroy’s last game in the VFL/AFL. This extract from William Westerman’s book Merger looks back on the curtain call of an event that some consider one of the most significant in the history of the VFL/AFL: Fitzroy’s clash with Fremantle and the end of their time in the League.

Almanac Footy: Podcast Review – Hay 1992: Triple Treat by Rod Gillett

Rod Gillett reviews country football broadcaster Robbie Mackinlay’s latest podcast, ‘Hay 1992 – Triple Treat’ recalling how the Hay FC set up their premiership win in 1992.