The Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch (Nov 15): Mick McGuane


The Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch
Friday 15th November 1:05pm

with special guest

Mick McGuane

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]


Mick McGuane played 152 AFL games for Collingwood FC from ’87 to ’96 and then played a few games for Carlton.


Born in 1967 Mick started his football career with Sebastopol in the Ballarat League. He was a Magpie supporter in the St Kilda zone, and when he was ignored by St Kilda he was recruited by Collingwood in 1986. Mick was a skilled running midfielder and was 2nd to Peter Daicos in the Best & Fairest Copeland Trophy in his 2nd year and went on to win in 92 & 93. He was in the 90 premiership team, an All Australian in 92, & a four time Victorian representative.


He was a close friend of the late Darren Millane. Later in his playing career he was affected by injury, and had ongoing issues with alcohol & gambling.


He has had a successful coaching career since 2000, starting for Burnie in Tasmania with a premiership, then back to Gisborne in Vic. and more premierships. He then had assistant roles at Richmond & St Kilda before moving to Balwyn, and in 2008 senior coach at Keillor. He started at Keillor with a premiership in his first year and has had a further 2 since.



MENU $40 + Drinks from the bar

Entree – Fried Falafel with Baba Ganoush, Lemon Olive Oil & Watercress

& Apple

Mains – Grilled Otway Pork Chop, Hummus, Maghreb Couscous Almond & Apricot Salad


Balinese Style Duck Leg with Spicy Sambal, Rice & Red Beans

Dessert – Mixed Fruit Salad with Marsala Zabaglione
Phone 03 9486 4501
296 Rae Street North Fitzroy 3068



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