The Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch – Jake Niall: Chief AFL Writer for The Age (Feb 21)

The Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch


With special guest

Jake Niall
Chief AFL Writer for The Age


Friday 21st February, 1:05pm


at The North Fitzroy Arms Hotel,  296 Rae St, North Fitzroy
$40 (for three courses) plus drinks at pub prices (menu below)


Bookings essential:     Phone 94864501  or  email [email protected]



Jake Niall is the Chief AFL Writer for The Age.


In 1991 Jake ghost wrote the Peter Daicos autobiography ‘Collingwood and Me’.


Prior to 1995 Jake was a freelance reporter in the USA contributing to The Sunday Age and The Age. He returned to Melbourne and commenced working at The Sunday Age in 1995 as a sports journalist before moving to The Age in 1998. In 2016 Jake moved to Fox Sports,  and he also worked in radio and with the ABC. Jake returned to The Age in 2018 as Chief Football Writer replacing Caroline Wilson.


As part of The Age team he won a Walkley Award in 2013, and won the AFL media’s highest accolade the Alf Brown Award in 2012. He was also awarded a Quill Award from the Melbourne Press Club in 2007 for his piece on David Schwarz.


Jake is a proven news breaker and expert analyst who is one of the most respected voices on football.


MENU $40 + Drinks at pub prices


Entree – Risoni Pasta Salad of Chorizo Peppers, Tomatoes, Artichoke

Hearts, Basil Pesto, Rocket & Cherry Bocconcini

Mains – Beef Vindaloo Curry with Rice, Greens, Raita & Mango Chutney Salsa


Pork Fillet Satay with Rice & Pineapple, Coconut & Coriander Salsa, Chilli Rum Dressing

Dessert – Cheese Platter


Please email [email protected]  or phone 03 9486 4501 with attendee names




Phone 03 9486 4501

296 Rae Street, North Fitzroy


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