Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Lopez Basavilbaso – The Argentinian Rugby Player who Became a Local Footy Legend

On a warm February day, an Argentinian rugby player studying psychology at the University of Melbourne thought he’d have a go at Australian rules before signing up for Rugby. Thus began Ignacio Lopez-Basavilbaso’s love affair with our game. The Black Hat sits down with ‘Nacho’ to learn more. [A brilliant story! ¡Felicidades- Ed]

Melbourne Uni Blacks Win VAFA Premier Division Title for First Time in 40 Years

Quietly jubilant, The Black Hack writes a delightful report of the VAFA Premier Division Grand Final.

Local footy and netball (and other sports): tell us where and when your side is playing finals

With so many of our readers and writers involved in local sporting clubs, I thought it would be a nice opportunity for you to let us know where your side is playing finals – whether you be a player, coach, helper, fan. [Add the details as a comment in this post – or write us a whole yarn]