The Art of Football Mark II

Citrus Bob Utber has curated the biggest AFL art exhibition ever. The Art of Football Mark II launches on Wednesday 13th of September. A few Almanackers will have their works featured in the exhibition.

The Art of Football Exhibition – MarnGrook

Citrus Bob is curating his second Art of Football exhibition and this one will focus on Marngrook. Citrus is currently seeking artists who may be interested in exhibiting their work.

Marngrook and its place in Australian Football: historian Jenny Hocking presents new evidence

Professor Jenny Hocking has found some transcripts which will cause much discussion in relation to marngrook and its place in the evolution of Australian Football.

Is the AFL losing touch with our most important audience, the community?

The 6 goal star of Norwood’s 1982 SANFL flag win, Rick Neagle, feels the AFL does not engage with its core grass roots level, a level that is gradually eroding away.

Marngrook, Tom Wills and the Continuing Denial of Indigenous History

Colin Ritchie shares a link to an article that provides an in-depth analysis and historical overview of all aspects of the origins of Australian football. Very much worth a read.

A heterodox suggestion about the origins of football in Victoria

As the 2015 season gets underway, Roy Hay ponders the collision of Marngrook and English sporting traditions in the creation of Australian football. Let the debate rage; Roy’s search for empirical evidence and meaning continues…

AFL Round 3: The Pre-Wrap

Schwab might be gone but shuffling the deck chairs is not going to alter the fact the Melbourne playing list is sub-standard, says The Wrap.

The Pre-Wrap: You know it makes sense

The Wrap is tipping Dustin Martin will have a breakout year and has a hunch his teammates will too. Put down your glasses then.

Petition to keep Marngrook on air

Yvette Wroby has alerted us to the petition “The Cancellation of the Marngrook Footy Show: Put it back on Air”. It doesn’t take long to add your name if you wanted to support the show, which was cancelled by the ABC last week.

The Pre-Wrap – Round XX

FOR THE PHILOSOPHICAL MARNGROOK FAN What a week it’s been in Footy Eddie.  Brad Green has followed Brad Miller, Cameron Bruce, Brock Mclean & James McDonald out the door at Melbourne.  You’ve been a Loyal Servant of The Club Brad, and you’ve given us some great moments.  After the monstering you and your teammates received [Read more]