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History in the ma(r)king

March 18, 2019


Dear Reader, After all these years you’d think I’d written enough about footy, and especially kick-to-kick. And maybe I have. But another story, light as a feather, appeared over the weekend.   There was still dew on the morning grass so John and I knew to keep the ball off the ground. We stand 20 […]

The Final Quarter

September 24, 2018


Here, in full, is The Final Quarter, first published in The Big Issue (#570, 7 – 20 September 2018). Your local vendor may still have some back issues. (So to speak.)   Leonard Cohen probably never kicked an Australian Rules football but I know what he meant when he sang “I ache in the places […]

Footy Town in Williamstown

May 23, 2013


FOOTY TOWN IN WILLIAMSTOWN WEDNESDAY 29 MAY 2013 7.30PM – 10.00PM   Join Paul Daffey and John Harms  as they discuss their latest book, Footy Town: Stories of Australia’s Game. Footy Town features stories and writers from across Australia, including the Willy CY’s own  Darren ‘Smokie’ Dawson, and Vin Maskell, who will MC the evening. […]