“‘Punderdelime’ the footy pioneer…………” by KB Hill

KB Hill recalls the life and significance of Brother John Pye, the father of Australian football in the Tiwi Islands and beyond.

Cyril Rioli retires

Today the Hawthorn Football Club have announced that Cyril Rioli has played his last game for the Hawks.

“Walla” relishing AFL opportunity

The long road is paying off for Anthony McDonald-Tipungwati says Jackson Clark

Junior Almanac: Champions of Scotch College, Melbourne

Scotch College in Melbourne has produced many famous sportsmen. One of them is Cyril Rioli.

Tiwi Islands Footy : The Spirit of the Game

The Tiwi Islands football league. Australian rules like you’ve never seen it before.

Territory Tales…. And Then There Was the Grand Final

Plenty of sore heads in the top end today with celebrations and commiserations in equal measure after a weekend of NTFL and Tiwi Island Aussie rules Grand Finals.

Officiating Tiwi Style

Photo by Peter Argent. Things are a little more relaxed up north.

Closing the Gap

  By Ged McMahon On face value, the red and black team seemed a little undersized. But at no point were they to be underestimated. They were the boys from Tiwi College and this was their home turf. Visiting their remote headquarters was the Narangba Valley Vipers, a bunch of Brisbane school kids about to [Read more]