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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 Hall, 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.

Round 15 – Collingwood v North Melbourne: Outclassed, outfought, destroyed

‘…the Pies learnt the hard way that a team relying on solo brilliance rather than a gritty indestructible system would never pull away as victors.’ Sean Mortell exposes the deficiency in Collingwood’s recent approach to explain North’s big and unexpected win on Saturday. It needs to be fixed before September.

The Odd Friday Lunch – Bryan Quirk: Friday 21st June @ 1.05pm, North Fitzroy Arms Hotel

Another ripper lunch coming up! Bryan Quirk, former Carlton star, will be the guest speaker at The Odd Friday Lunch, Friday 21st June @ 1:05pm, at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel, North Fitzroy.

The Odd Friday Lunch – Syd Jackson: Friday 31st May @ 1.05pm, North Fitzroy Arms Hotel

Former Carlton great, Syd Jackson will be the guest speaker at the next Odd Friday Lunch, this Friday 31st May @ 1:05pm at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel.

The Odd Friday Lunch – Ricky Nixon: Friday 5th April, North Fitzroy Arms Hotel

This Odd Friday Lunch features guest speaker Ricky Nixon on Friday 5 April at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel. Ricky will discuss his career as an AFL footballer, sports management guru, and the controversies surrounding his various careers.

SA football royalty – the James family (Part 1)

Rulebook covers the mighty achievements of SA’s footballing James family. In this first installment, he looks at the stellar careers of Brett and Paul James.

VAFA Premier C – Williamstown CYMS v Fitzroy: Smokie’s preview of the big match

Boorish spectators and the wind across the Fearon can at times get to Smokie but like his beloved Willy boys, he soldiers on. Here are his thoughts for this week.

The Odd Friday Lunch: Terry Daniher Friday, 13th July 1.05pm, North Fitzroy Arms

TD at Perc’s for lunch. Essendon great, Terry Daniher will be guest speaker at The Odd Friday Lunch, today Friday, 13th July at the North Fitzroy Arms.

WAFL – Round 19: Royals keep hopes alive as Lions lead the way

Another big round in the WAFL. Les Everett keeps us up to date.

SANFL Round 15 – Woodville West Torrens v Norwood: Norwood Dominate and destroy the Eagles

The Redlegs comfortably knock off the ladder leaders and Rulebook no longer has any doubts about the direction Norwood is headed.

Issues for Royals and a reminder for Tigers by Les Everett

Les reviews Round 5 in the WAFL, and wonders at the relevance of the East Perth FC.

Almanac WAFL: Royals to meet Thunder in WAFL elimination final

Les Everett reviews the final round in the WAFL home and away season: Next week Peel vs East Perth and South Fremantle vs West Perth