Another Australian rules football season is underway again.
Here’s an extract from a story the Age ran at the start of the 2007 season:
It’s a simple pleasure. Fathers and sons, brothers, friends, girls sometimes, kicking a footy to each other. Back and forth, to and fro, end to end…If there is any soul left in Australian rules football, then it might be passed from friend to friend and back again as they play kick-to-kick.
And here’s the full story: First kick is the deepest