Almanac Classic (Footy Poetry): The Year the ‘Roos First Wunner

This, my friends, is one of the contributions of the year. Murray Bird and he QAFF group have discovered this epic poem which tells the story of the Brisbane D Grade Grand Final in 1946. [A snapshot of a moment in time, this is a dead-set classic – JTH]

Footy History: 150th anniversary of footy in Queensland (and how you can really help)

Murray Bird is a fine story-teller. His work combines the rigour of his academic training with the creativity of his writing. His colleagues, Greg Parker and the crew at Queensland Australian Football Forensics, bring an array of talents, skills and experience to their cause. And the cause is a very good one. They are writing a history of footy in Queensland to be published for the 150th anniversary in 2016. You can help in a number of ways. Please see how.