Wednesday 11 December 2019

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Aboriginal People and Australian Football

Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere Roy Hay ISBN: 9781527526488 Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2PA, UK, 2019. Hardback, A5, 315 pages, illustrated. RRP £64.99. Australia $99.00. Available 19 […]

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SESA is still in business

SESA is still in business Sports & Editorial Services Australia is saddened that Dennis Jones had to put his distribution company Dennis Jones & Associates into administration recently. SESA

The Game That Never Happened

SESA is delighted to announce the publication of Ian Syson’s The Game That Never Happened: The Vanishing History of Soccer in Australia. This is a pioneering cultural history of

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

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

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

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

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

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

Albert ‘Pompey’ Austin, 1846?–1889: A Man between Two Worlds

Albert ‘Pompey’ Austin, 1846?–1889: A Man between Two Worlds Roy Hay In 2017, as we struggle as a society to find ways of understanding and accepting people who do not

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