Category: Sport

Hugging strangers at the footy

Have you ever embraced a stranger at the footy? I have. Every now and then there are matches where it is entirely appropriate to do so and Richmond’s 2017 preliminary …

Jeff’s 80s footy records

I don’t know why I always come to Kate for help when I’m trying to de- clutter. Her advice seems to always be ‘keep it. It’s not worth anything… but …

The Footy Exorcist

For some time now I’ve flirted with the idea of renouncing my support of the Tigers and following another team. To a person, I have been roundly condemned and reached …

Fitzroy museum at Etihad Stadium

What’s left for Fitzroy supporters? It’s been over 20 years since Bernie Quinlan was replaced by Dipper as the boundary rider on channel 7. Chris Johnson has retired. Doc Weildon, …

A modern guide to coaching cricket

Apparently I had too many technical flaws to be a cricketer, so I gave it away. My signature shot (the cow hit) was an effective run scorer but my friend’s …

What a real hero looks like

I worry that I’m alarmist when it comes to media beat ups. Should I be angry at Bill Shorten for texting while driving? I dunno… Is Tony Abbott vilifying minorities? …