Almanac (Family and Footy) History: At the end of the day, everyone just wants to come home.

Every week when Fitzroy plays the season proper – home and away, in the heat of battle or on the training track – a man mountain clad in club gear can be seen cheering them on. That man’s name is David Leydon and his family, like no other, represents the face of Fitzroy old and new. Beautifully written by Gabby Murphy, this is their story.

Balcony Banter Round 23 – Richmond v Brisbane: An MCC debut

David Leydon is a sports nut. He had never been to the MCC Members until he was the guest of a good friend for the Richmond-Brisbane game. Here’s the piece he wrote for the MCC’s Balcony Banter. [Well played Comrade – JTH]