Martin Flanagan: In defence of grass roots footy

If you missed Martin Flanagan’s Norm Smith Oration toast, or would just like to revisit it, we now have vision to go with the words. Martin reminds those charged with looking after the administration (and commerce) of the game that they ignore grass roots football at their peril.

George Ronald Cole – Footballer Senator

Never heard of George Cole? Well, he was a school teaching, grassroots footballer of outstanding ability well known throughout Tasmania who later become a Federal Politician. His remarkable story is told here.