Almanac (Radio and TV) History: “Don’t burn down the studio” – The Coodabeen Champions and Channel 7’s 1986 Football Marathon

Memories! In this nicely researched piece, Richard Prentice takes us back to the first (and only) Coodabeens takeover of the pre-VFL Grand Final ‘Football Marathon’ in 1986. [first published in 2020]

The birth of Australian footy in Scotland, 16 years on

Did you know that Aussie Rules is played in Scotland? If not, Richard Prentice provides an interesting background to the development of the game there.