Sal’s Round 5 Preview – The Road Past Gundagai

Sal and his bride are on the road, just like a lot of footy teams these days. But he still has time to take in the sights, and the sites, to find the winners for the faithful.

‘The Golden Era of the Redlegs……’ by KB Hill

KB Hill takes us back a century to recount the amazing success of the Rutherglen Redlegs in the Ovens and Murray League. (Includes some great old photos to enjoy. – Ed.)

Almanac Life – On the road again: 50 years on the Newell Highway

It’s 50 years since Ian Hauser’s first road trip. Just back home in Noosaville after a recent jaunt to Melbourne, Ian shares his experiences and insights into travelling the Newell and New England Highways – and throws in a few tips as well.

”Big Macca – Lackadaisical but magical” by KB Hill

According to KB Hill, “Good full forwards come packaged in a variety of shapes and forms.” But then there was Neale McMonigle.

“Be Home Before Dark……” by KB Hill

KB Hill recounts the long football history of the Gayfer clan, and the fortunes of the Rutherglen footy club. Two stories which reflect the ebbs and flows of a country footy fortunes.

Hometowns and Upside Down Frowns

Josh Pinn celebrates 25 years since deciding to follow the North Melbourne Kangaroos. Can one’s choice of team be rationalised? Josh makes a good fist of it; there’s been a lot to enjoy. Bring on 2015.

Corowa and Rutherglen provide a team of handy recruits

This is a side of players from Corowa, Ruthergen, and /or Corowa-Rutherglen who played at the highest level, AFL/VFL. I have left out a numnber of players from the area who did not play for the above listed clubs, including Ross Henshaw and Justin Koschitzke. Any how here we go. B: Stan Hiskins South Melbourne, [Read more]