Almanac Junior Footy: Golden memories of little league glory

Mark Hodgetts is gazing forward at a golden anniversary of eternal glory – albeit on a small scale – the victorious South Barwon Koalas’ season, winners of the local little league in 1971. [Lovely memoir – Ed]

Short Story: The little Big League

Barry Mitchell describes a Little League experience from the perspective of the smallest of the players.

Almanac Footy History: 50 Years On – Richmond Little League 1967

Remember this from earlier in the year?

It will be precisely fifty years ago this Saturday to the day – May 13th – that the VFL Little League made its fourteen minute half time debut at VFL football grounds. Blair Campbell was coach, Warwick Nolan was in the yellow and black

Where are they now? Does anyone know?

Findlays turn it on at Etihad

From our western suburbs correspondent No-one at the MCG, Footy Park, Subi, the Gabba or the SCG saw anything like it. Yesterday, in the game of the AFL round, Footscray Primary School Grid 1 team took on Grid 2 at half-time in the match between Richmond and the Dogs at Etihad Stadium. The much-anticipated showdown [Read more]