Almanac Memoir: Half a century at the Gabba

Murray Bird offers a panoramic memoir of Gabba days of yore. [Reckon 500 is conservative Muz – JTH]

Almanac Country Footy: Yeppoon victorious!

They’ve done it! The Yeppoon Swans are in the history books after a heady grand final weekend that saw them keep an astonishing streak alive.

(Melbourne) Launch of “More of the Kangaroo” by Murray Bird and Greg Parker (April 11)

Murray Bird and Greg Parker will discuss their book , “More of the Kangaroo” a detailed history of Australian Football in Queensland, in conversation with John Harms at the Melbourne launch on Thursday 11 April at the North Fitzroy Arms.

“More of the Kangaroo” – An excerpt: Darling Downs, pacesetters of the 19th century

An excerpt from “More of the Kangaroo” relating to some of the history of footy in the Darling Downs region.

“More of the Kangaroo: 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland 1866 – 2016” New book release and launch details

Details of the new book release from Murray Bird and Greg Parker recounting the history of Australian Rules Football in Queensland over the last 150 years.

More of the Kangaroo, 150 Years of Australian Football in Queensland – 1866 to 2016 by Murray Bird and Greg Parker

Australian football has a long history in Queensland. Murray Bird and Greg Parker are about to release their well-researched, colourful record of the game at the local level in the Sunshine State.