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Changing the Discourse on Tasmanian Football

Liahm O’Brien looks at the position of Tasmanian football over many years and its relationship with the AFL/VFL.

Richard Flanagan: Tasmania is burning (link to Guardian)

For those who have yet to discover Richard Flanagan’s powerful piece on power, climate change and leaders who lack depth and substance here is a link to it in the Guardian.

Tasmania – Let The Footy Flow…

Another Tassie footy vignette, this time a melodic take from Apple Isler Cranky Pete.

Tom Browne, Twitter and Tasmanian Footy

Would a Tasmanian footy team attract more fans than the Sorrento Sharks? Channel 7’s Tom Browne clearly doesn’t think so.

Almanac Teams: Tasmanian Tigers

As far as Tasmanian footballers go, Richmond has played home to plenty of them – hailing from all corners of the island state. Liahm O’Brien, prompted by Jack Riewoldt’s ascension to the Tasmania Hall of Fame, put together this side.

Almanac Satire – AFL Executive interview: Tasmania, AFLX, AFLW

David Wilson’s character Des Troyer is again joined by our anonymous up-and-coming AFL Executive to discuss all the latest AFL hot topics.

Tales of Tasmania: Noel Carter

Liahm O’Brien catches up with Richmond and South Fremantle premiership star, Noel Carter in another Tasmanian football profile.

Tales of Tasmania: Robert Shaw

Liahm O’Brien tells the tale of fellow-Tasmanian Robert Shaw, well known to all in the footy community.

Footy in Tasmania: Picture This

Some more on Tassie footy – from Swish Schwerdt, first published late last year.

Swish brings us a brief pictorial overview of Tasmanian football in the 1970s, thanks to Ken Pinchin and Allan Leeson’s “A Century of Tasmanian Football. 1879-1979”

Almanac Lunch (May 12): Is Percy Jones the greatest living Tasmanian?

Tassie Lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms to decide once and for all whether Perc is the greatest living Tasmanian.

Kicking The Stigma Project: Tasmania

Stepping out onto the field, Jackson Clark encountered a few players who openly talked about their mental health issues. It is a promising show for the future generations where this stigma is removed once and for all.

Round 6 – Hawthorn v St. Kilda: Saints Give The Hawks A Lesson At The University Of Tasmania (Stadium)

The Saints’ class of 2017 was far too smart for this year’s dunces.

Almanac Soccer: Tasmania Gaining Large Support To Join The A-League

Will Tassie have an A-League team? Tony Samboras assesses the situation.

Tassie footy – Uni of Tasmania v Richmond: Rainbow Warriors

Daryl Sharpen (jnr) reports on the ammos from Hobart where the Uni of Tassie boys took on Richmond in both the seniors and the reserves, Great to have another sparkling account from the bard of New Norfolk. [Can string a sentence or two together – JTH]

A Tasmanian State Premiership Remembered, 50 years on.

It’s 50 years since City-South won the Tasmanian State Premiership, now part of South Launceston, Jim Fidler remembers when local footy was all that existed and winning the Premiership was the greatest prize in Football.

Round 11 – North Melbourne v Richmond: Tasmania’s Most Popular Team, Fail Again

Kent Winzer reminds us that Tasmania’s most popular team fails to win with a 0-3 record.

Round 8 – Hawthorn v Fremantle: Cold comfort in Tasmania

The 10 year anniversary of Fremantle’s only win in Tasmania and Steve wonders why it is so hard for Freo to win here.

Almanac Lunch: Calling all Tasmanians (and others) this Friday May 6 (today)

Come to lunch as we celebrate the Tasmanian nation today Friday May 6. We have places available.

Round 4 – Hawthorn v St Kilda: The Spirit of Tasmania

St Kilda and Hawthorn have a shared history with Tasmania, the battle for 41 degrees south and Gareth Meyer’s Hawks take the points in an unconvincing manner.

The Tasmanian Journey of Dan Minogue: The Forgotten Chapter of a Magnificent Football Legacy

The legacy that Dan Minogue left within the game of Australian rules was quite remarkable as researched and written by Liahm O’Brien