A Dinki-Di, Multicultural, Aussie Side

With Usman Khawaja facing the country of his birth up at the Gabba, Glen comes up with a dinki-di, true blue Australian multicultural XII.

Of Tiger lovers and Taiko drummers

Alex Darling explores Taiko drumming and the tribal connection with Richmond FC.

Asia-Pacific Team of the Century

Damian Balassone has come up with an Asia-Pacific team to be reckoned with. Do you agree with his selections?

Of Bogans and Burqas

By Phil Dimitriadis The AFL celebrates multicultural round this week. Its catchcry is: “Many cultures, one game”. Possibly, but there is more to promoting cross-cultural understanding than just vacuous slogans and panegyric rhetoric. People from diverse cultural backgrounds are still seen as a novelty and until this changes  Australian football will not realistically reflect the [Read more]

East Coburg Blues

By Paul Daffey The day was beautiful, with clear sunshine beating down on a verdant outfield, which was the most that could be said for it. In a cricket sense the day was horrible. I was playing my second annual match for the East Coburg fourths. We (these things happen quickly) were expected to win [Read more]