Almanac Footy History: Ossie not Charlie – in search of a player

Geelong Football Club committeeman, historian and memorabilia collector Bob Gartland relates his story of how he came to correctly identify a mis-named player from the famous exhibition match at The Oval in London during World War I.

Almanac Footy History: ‘Peter the Great’ Burns, the first 300 game player

Geelong Footy Club board member and fanatical historian and collector, Bob Gartland, celebrates the life of an almost forgotten champion Peter Burns. [Welcome Bob and thanks for this terrific yarn – JTH]