Almanac Book Review: 1989 – The Great Grand Final

Roger Lowrey reviews Tony Wilson’s new book 1989: The Great Grand Final. It’s a tough job for a Geelong fan Like Rog, but he shows a fair deal of good grace.

Almanac Virtual: Webinar – ‘1989 The Great Grand Final’ with Harms, Wilson and Yeates

How was Dermie set up? Why was he set up? This and more intriguing questions surrounding the 1989 Grand Final revealed and answered in the Geelong Library webinar featuring John Harms, Tony Wilson, and Mark Yeates and addressed in Tony Wilson’s new book, 1989 The Great Grand Final.

Zoom Event today (April 11) to discuss the 1989 Grand Final – Wilson, Yeates, Harms.

John Harms, Tony Wilson and Mark Yeates will talk all things 1989 Grand Final in a Zoom session hosted by the Geelong Regional Libraries Saturday April 11 at 2.30pm. All welcome to join in. You can sign up in this post. [Zoom is very easy]

AFL Rivalries – Not Usually a Zero Sum Game

The reasoning behind the rivalry existing between specific sporting teams is articulated authoritively by William Westerman.

Martin Flanagan and a reappraisal of 1992

Adam Fox makes a mighty fine debut in these pages with this piece on Martin Flanagan and perspective. Welcome Adam. And any insight into Frank Zappa would be greatly appreciated.

Era, era on the wall; 1987-1999

Jeff Dowsing continues his series on the eras of VFL/AFL footy with a look a 1987-99.

The Big Dance

Tom Greenaway reminisces about the Grand Finals that have shaped his life. Unrequited love? Then again he is a Saints man.