Familiar faces among Assumption College Kilmore cricket greats…. KB Hill

KB Hill has a night out at Assumption’s 125th Gala Dinner, including the inducting of several famous Kilmore College’s high-achieving alumni to their Hall of Excellence, and the unveiling of their ‘Cricketers of the Century’. Some well-known names there!

In the firing line with the ruck rovers

The role of the ruck-rover is defined by the many wonderful exemplars Carolyn Spooner refers to from teams of the’60’s through to the current day.

Assumption College’s Hall of Excellence Opening and their Team of the Century

  Assumption College in Kilmore is renowned as one of Australian football’s greatest ‘factories’, but a look through the accomplishments of its Alumni shows that sporting achievement is merely the top of the iceberg. From medicine, engineering, the arts, finance and the judiciary, Assumption College has a rich history of former students who have gone on [Read more]

VAFA Division One Round 8 – NOBs/St Pat’s v MHSOB: Parklife

“…all the burning leaves…” A perfect autumn day is spent watching North Olds/ St Pat’s against Melbourne High School Old Boys. Suburban footy doesn’t get much better.

Should Shane Crawford be next Australian of the Year?

Hands up if you are losing your faith in sport and what it’s supposed to mean? Thank heavens for Shane Crawford, writes Paul Thomson.

John Kingsmill’s Footy Diary

ROUND ELEVEN The dilemma of hope Three weeks of byes rips the supercoach teams to shreds. The balance of personal bias against common sense comes to the fore in the month of June. There’s no sense in backing a winning team in these comps if huge portions of them go surfing in Week Eleven, or [Read more]

Shane Crawford: That’s what he’s walking about

I watched The Footy Show episode six weeks ago when the show was dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness Network.  Shane Crawford offered to run from Adelaide to Melbourne to raise awareness for the Network, Raelene Boyle had come on to talk about the work of their many volunteers, helping those with Breast Cancer as well [Read more]