Book Extract – Derby: David Wirrpanda

With the Derby approaching this weekend, let’s revisit the book David Whish-Wilson and Sean Gorman wrote about this significant WA cultural event. This is an extract featuring an interview with David Wirrpanda.

Derby book launch photo gallery

A great gallery of photos from the Derby book launch in WA. Dennis Cometti and all.

Book Launch: Derby

A new book that captures the spirit of the West Australian Derby is having a launch hosted by Dennis Cometti.

Kentucky Derby Day

Glenn Brownstein gives us the inside oil on the Kentucky Derby straight from the horse’s mouth.

AFL Round 1 – Fremantle vs West Coast: Brothers carrying chips

West Coast supporter Brad Carr helps all those in the eastern states understand the dynamic of a derby. (Although he still finds it hard to get inside the head of Freo fans.)

AFL Round 1 – Fremantle vs West Coast: Hard to be a father of a Weavil

Freo fan Nathan Jarvis made the misguided choice of allowing his son to choose his own footy club. He chose the Eagles. He can’t force him to change….mind games on the other hand.

Eagles* win derby**

East Perth*, the team aligned to West Coast, defeat Peel (the team aligned to Fremantle) in round two of the WAFL**

General Footy Writing: Ignoring the Derby

By LES EVERETT I don’t like derbies. It stems from a highly immature dislike for the Eagles that does not need to be explained in detail here. So my game plan for the big day – Fremantle v West Coast – was to set the recorder, ignore the game and watch it if the Dockers [Read more]