Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch: Guest speaker – Ashley Browne: footy scribe


The Odd Friday/Footy Almanac Lunch




Ashley Browne


TOMORROW, Friday 21 May 2021, 12.30pm for 1.00pm

 The North Fitzroy Arms Hotel, 296 Rae St, North Fitzroy

$50 (for three courses) + drinks at pub prices

Bookings essential: Phone the pub 9486 4501



Ashley Browne is a respected scribe and commentator, with vast experience in footy writing and broader delivery of news. He has written about AFL football for 30 years  with The Age, AFL Media, and also now with Crocmedia.


You are invited to hear him share his knowledge of the game generally and the 2020 specifically as he presents his book  AFL 2020: A Season Like No Other. How on earth did the AFL put a full season on? Ash will explain exactly what happened – the frantic action, the creative thinking, the tense conversations and negotiations – as things changed day-by-day for fans, clubs, players and coaches.



An extract from the book and details for purchase can be found HERE.




The Tigers (Covid) Almanac 2020 will be published in the coming weeks. It will have all the usual features – a game by game account of the Tigers season – and will also include some of the best Almanac writing from the Covid winter.  Pre-order right now HERE



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  1. Getting up at about 4.30 to fly over for this and am really looking forward to it and seeing everyone and lunch and a beer!

  2. Daryl Schramm says

    Was tempted to drive over myself, but still a bit risky. Went to Tumby Bay instead. Would’ve been near the centre of attention you Mickey today I feel.

  3. Sadly I can’t attend this one. Hope it goes well. See you next time Mickey!

  4. Will do Dips. Our schedule is coming together nicely: lunch Friday, Flemington Saturday, MCG Sunday, Betty Ford Clinic Monday!

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