FEARLESS 2020 Round 13: Sir Pastor Doug Nicholls Round…a chance for coming together

Some Fearless code – but it’s easy enough to crack – as he looks back on Round 13.

Almanac (Indigenous) Footy History: Syd Jackson and the 2020 Sir Doug Nicholls Round

It’s Sir Doug Nicholls Round and this post includes links to various articles and videos about Syd Jackson and the broader history of Indigenous football and footballers in Australia. (Articles by Sean Gorman, Roy Hay, Mike Sexton, Rod Gillett)

Talking to Archie Roach about Sir Doug Nicholls

With Indigenous Round now renamed in honour of Sir Doug Nicholls, we revisit this 2016 piece from Michael Sexton, as he chats with Archie Roach about Sir Doug’s impact upon aboriginal people.

Sir Doug Nicholls Round: Who is Doug Nicholls?

AFL Round 10 has been named after Sir Doug Nicholls. Learn more about this great and inspirational man in this article.

Almanac Footy History: Sir Doug Nicholls and a surprise (for some)

This weekend would have been Indigenous Round in the AFL. It’s named after Sir Doug Nicholls. Historian (and the ultimate footy person) Rod Gillett reminds us of Sir Doug’s story – and tells us that he’s actually eligible for a significant New South Wales side. [Beaut piece Rocket – JTH]

Almanac Footy History: An aboriginal game? by Roy Hay

Well known historian, Roy Hay, has recently published a book examining the history of aboriginal involvement in football since the 19th century. Roy presents an overview of his book.

Round 10 – Sydney v Collingwood: The Marn Grook Game

Keiran Croker reports from the Sir Doug Nicholls Round 10 Marn Grook Game between the Swans and Pies in Sydney, and although a little disaapointed by the result he sees a bright future for the Sydney Swans.

Field, Ground, Oval, Stadium.

Fitzroy play Willy CYs at Bill Lawry Oval in Northcote on Saturday. It’s timely to revisit Andy Fuller’s contemplative piece on ground, ovals, history and culture amid the backdrop of a Darebin Falcons game at Bill Lawry Oval. [Fine writing – Ed]

Round 10 Review: Salute to Sir Doug Nicholls, Pastor, Legend…AFL Indigenous Round by Fearless

Fearless believes Carlton has something special in the water to get Kreuzer and Casboult up in his review of the Sir Doug Nicholls round.

Round 10 – Sydney v North Melbourne: The Magic of Marn Grook

Our game binds people from all walks of life, says Joe Moore. And probably even more so during the AFL’s Indigenous round.

About Sir Doug Nicholls (from the Australian Dictionary of Biography)

Who is Sir Doug Nicholls after whom this round is named.

Find out from his entry in The Australian Dictionary of Biography (written by Richard Broome, published by MUP).