Almanac (Radio and TV) History: “Don’t burn down the studio” – The Coodabeen Champions and Channel 7’s 1986 Football Marathon

Memories! In this nicely researched piece, Richard Prentice takes us back to the first (and only) Coodabeens takeover of the pre-VFL Grand Final ‘Football Marathon’ in 1986. [first published in 2020]

Ron Casey’s call of the Rose-Harada fight in `68

Folks (radio link follows) In tribute to Lionel Rose….. have a listen to this call of the last round and the decision of his world title fight with Fighting Harada in Tokyo in 68 I was 14 at the time and listened to it broadcast down a phone line from Tokyo on my transistor. I think I [Read more]