Yarra Man: The lowdown on the elite

By Tavis Perry THE talk of whether Lou Richards should be inducted into the AFL hall of fame coincided with Jason Akermanis’ 300th game. Aker is undoubtedly one of my favourite all-time players. The subsequent articles on him and the hall of fame inductees made for some interesting reading on one of my favourite topics: [Read more]

Yarra Man: A half-back’s comparison of the Eastern league and the Ovens and Murray league

By Tavis Perry Last year I played for Blackburn in the Eastern Football League, which is commonly regarded as Victoria’s premier competition outside the VFL. This year I’ve transferred to Yarrawonga, which plays in arguably the strongest — and definitely the most even — country competition, the Ovens & Murray Football League. Often I’m asked, [Read more]