Almanac Local Footy: One of many places in the Melbourne suburbs on a Sunday winter afternoon…

Sean Mortell tells the story of a transformed young footballer and a classic muddy match between Hillside and Aberfeldie.

Fitzroy and a New Girlfriend

As the streets and gutters fill with leaves, this time of the year is like getting a new girlfriend for Phil Hill. If the weekend’s practice match is any indication, things are looking good for their relationship.