Book launch: “The Totem Poles of Ouyen United” by Paul Daffey (Sep 26)




 Melbourne launch

Date: Tonight, Thursday 26 September 2019

Time: 6-8pm

Venue: Lord Newry Hotel (upstairs)

Address: 543 Brunswick Street, North Fitzroy

Books: $30

Finger food: supplied

Drinks: supplied (for a while)

Meals: available in the bar after the launch.


“Paul Daffey’s 2019 book The Totem Poles of Ouyen United: Travels in Country Footy marks a return to his original reportage days in which he hit the road with a notebook and a pen with the aim of teasing out stories that bring to life the significant part that country footy plays in Australian life.” (PD Footy)


The book will be launched tonight by former Richmond great and current GWS football manager, Wayne Campbell.


Wayne has written an excellent foreword for the book. He mentions the player he most admired when he was a boy in Ouyen, the teenaged TGP star Trevor Poole, who will also be at the Melbourne launch.


Should be a ripper launch!


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  1. Went to the launch in Ouyen last night and met some real “Football Tragics”, Congratulations to Daff on a great read about this area and the trials and tribulations of football.
    His passion for country football continues to shine.
    Go to the Pub tonight and hear Wayne Campbell speak.
    Should be a great night

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