Thursday 14 December 2017

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Vietnam heroes celebrate their 50th anniversary

On 14 November 2017 the members of the Australian football team that went to Saigon and won our first international trophy celebrated the 50th anniversary of their victory over lunch at the Sydney Cricket Ground at the invitation of the …

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50th Anniversary of victory in Vietnam

50th Anniversary of the victory in Vietnam By Roy Hay In 1967 at the height of the Vietnam War, the Australian government, led by Harold Holt, agreed it would be

Football at Coranderrk

Indigenous players didn’t invent Australian rules but they did make it their own

Aboriginal Australian men playing football in a paddock at Coranderrk. N. J Caire 1837-1918, photographer. State Library of Victoria. (This article was first published in The Conversation on 25

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Corio win Geelong Community Cup at last

Corio win Geelong Community Cup at last Roy Hay (Click on the photographs below to enlarge them) [caption id="attachment_2755" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Hamish Flavell of Golden Plains at full stretch as he

Action between Lara United (in white) and Golden Plains in the group stages of the Community Cup.

Corio meets Golden Plains in Geelong Community Cup Final

Corio meets Golden Plains in Geelong Community Cup Final Roy Hay Corio will be an unbackable favourite to win the Geelong Community Cup on Sunday when it takes on newcomer

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Golden Plains shock Rangers to gain place in Geelong Cup final

Golden Plains shock Rangers to gain place in Geelong Cup final Roy Hay (Click on the images below to enlarge them) In probably the biggest upset in the long history of

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Golden Plains wins last place in Geelong Community Cup finals

Golden Plains wins last place in Geelong Community Cup finals Roy Hay A one-all draw against Corio secured the last place in this year’s Community Cup finals at Geelong Rangers’

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Puskas statue unveiled in Melbourne

Puskas statue unveiled in Melbourne Roy Hay [caption id="attachment_2722" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="The unveiling party at the Puskas statue"][/caption] A statue of Hungarian and world football’s all time great players, coaches

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Rangers and Bell Park into the finals in Geelong Community Cup

Rangers and Bell Park into the finals in Geelong Community Cup Roy Hay Geelong Rangers topped Group A of the Geelong Community Cup after a seven-one thrashing of Surfcoast, while

Geelong Rangers keeper Sam Stonily in possession.

Big wins for hosts and holders in Geelong Cup

Big wins for hosts and holders in Geelong Cup Roy Hay [caption id="attachment_2705" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="A crowded penalty area as Bell Park takes on Surfcoast"][/caption] There were big wins for

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