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‘Bush boy reflects on a life of skiing…….’ by Simone Kerwin

KB Hill’s guest blogger Simone Kerwin relates the story of Dick Walpole, Australian skier extraordinaire and 1960 Winter Olympian.

“I’ve lived a life that’s full…I did it my way…”

Our regular contributor KB Hill invited guest writer Greg Rosser to share memories of the Clarke family and their long association with the Milawa Football Club.

Introducing Hayden Kelly (and the Hayden Kelly Scholarship)

John Harms was up late one night when an email lobbed. It was from Hayden Kelly. Things have moved along since then, as this welcome explains. [Great to have you involved Hayden – JTH]

‘Keeping an eye on the final…..’

The spirit of a local legend keeps watch over an Under 14s cricket Grand Final in Wangaratta. Local journalist Simone Kerwin shares the experience.

‘Arvo Tea At The Cricket……..’ by Simone Kerwin

Simone Kerwin tells us about that country cricket institution, afternoon tea, the bounty that graced the tables and the kids who gazed and then grazed on what was left over after the players had had their fill.

“Coming clean…” by Simone Kerwin

Simone Kerwin is a guest writer on KB Hill’s website ‘On Reflection’. Just like KB himself, she tells a good yarn, this one about a long repressed but niggling dark deed from ages ago.

Almanac Flashback – 2009 AFL Round 15: Collingwood v Western Bulldogs

We delve into the vaults and take a trip down memory lane to revisit this decade-old, amusing take on what could almost have been the story from last weekend. Jaci sounds like a younger version of Lou Cesa from this week’s KB Hill story.

‘Louie’s 87…….And Still Kicking……’ – by K B Hill

KB Hill brings us the delightful story of Lou Cesa who, according to his wife Roma, is still kicking on at 87 and can’t get enough off the footy! Lou is yet another Wangaratta-based personality who personifies the success of immigrant families who have contributed so much to both our country and our game.

“The day ‘Chopsy’ joined the greats……..”: by K B Hill

Another great read from K B Hill, this time about Brendan McAuliffe, winner of The Warrnambool cycling race in 1995.

Vinnie’s Dreams Come True

KB Hill profiles Wangaratta identity and keen Tigers fan, Vinnie Constantino, accompanied by some classic fan photos, including one of the best Richmond tatts around.

Beechworth’s Unofficial Ambassador

KB Hill caught up with a legend of Beechworth, Kevin Rhodes, who has led a colourful life on the footy oval and in life.

Premiership Tiger Dreams of a 1967 Repeat

KB Hill looks back at the life and career of John Perry who played in Richmond’s 1967 Grand Final win. A fascinating overview of the player’s career, family connections to footy and some of the legends he played with and against.

Dogs Came Out Snarling For Mighty Mick

Another fine contribution from KB Hill, covering the footy life and times of Wodonga legend (and ex-Collingwood player) Mick Bone