An empty football marquee on a cloudy day
Posted in My Blog

Embattled WA footy club in spotlight again after alleged sexist comment towards umpire

An embattled Western Australian football club has been ordered to pay up or identify a man who made a sexist comment to a female umpire,…

Continue Reading Embattled WA footy club in spotlight again after alleged sexist comment towards umpire
Jake Melksham celebrates by screaming and pointing at the sky
Posted in My Blog

An epic weekend of footy sets the scene for a grand finale

Heroes and heartbreak were the order of the day in round 22 and, with finals just a game away, this remarkable home-and-away season is about…

Continue Reading An epic weekend of footy sets the scene for a grand finale
A metal statue of a man running while holding a football
Posted in My Blog

Footy great Russell Ebert’s life story captured in new biography

The late football legend Russell Ebert is being immortalised in a biography written by his teenage grandson to honour the South Australian great. Key points:…

Continue Reading Footy great Russell Ebert’s life story captured in new biography
Scott Pendlebury smiles as Magpies players get around him to celebrate
Posted in My Blog

The randomness of footy set to be decisive in nailbiting race to the finish

In a season proving to be the closest in recent memory, the margin for error has never been slimmer — and a series of thrillers…

Continue Reading The randomness of footy set to be decisive in nailbiting race to the finish
A logo with a red and black background and a blue river through it with the words Murray Valley Football and Netball League
Posted in My Blog

Proposed new country SA footy league reveals new name ahead of expected split

The Riverland Independent Football League will be known as the Murray Valley Football and Netball League from next season if its split from its current…

Continue Reading Proposed new country SA footy league reveals new name ahead of expected split
A man in footy gear holding a football smiles at the camera.
Posted in My Blog

Could a new Country Week team revive footy in the Gascoyne?

Rivalry runs high in the Gascoyne Football Association’s league of just three teams, but for the first time in more than 25 years, the region’s…

Continue Reading Could a new Country Week team revive footy in the Gascoyne?
Tommy Dutton smiles while wearing a Footy 4 Life t-shirt
Posted in My Blog

How the Footy 4 Life program is changing the game for football fans living with a disability

For Caleb Namatjira-McMillan, football is life. The 19-year-old may be wheelchair bound, but that does not stop him from heading down to his local oval…

Continue Reading How the Footy 4 Life program is changing the game for football fans living with a disability
A group of young people wave blue paper flags.
Posted in My Blog

Every week the Daly River Buffaloes travel eight hours for footy. This weekend they played on home soil

In the vast outback of the Northern Territory, the tyranny of distance takes on a new meaning — but when it comes to footy, nowhere…

Continue Reading Every week the Daly River Buffaloes travel eight hours for footy. This weekend they played on home soil
A group of football players try to take another player who is holding a red football.
Posted in My Blog

Players are harder to find, but this country footy league says it still has a future

A country South Australia football league has hit out against rumours it will soon fold, calling for the community to fight to keep it alive….

Continue Reading Players are harder to find, but this country footy league says it still has a future
A man in AFL uniform, holding a ball above his head, is being tied up with rope
Posted in My Blog

These footy players were suspended in midair to recreate the 2011 AFL mark of the year

A live performance depicting the 2011 AFL mark of the year by suspending players in midair with ropes has been shown at the National Gallery…

Continue Reading These footy players were suspended in midair to recreate the 2011 AFL mark of the year