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

Corio celebrate

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

Albert 'Pompey' Austin. One of the few photographs of the man. Photograph: J. Harvey. La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria.

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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Football and War: Australia and Vietnam 1967–1972

Football and War: Australia and Vietnam 1967–1972, A Missing Part of the National Narrative Roy Hay Much has been written about sport in Australia. Much more has been written about

The Australian men's team preparing for its first World Cup tilt in 1965

History or heritage: A Museum for Football in Australia

History or heritage: A Museum for Football in Australia This article appeared in Leopold Method in May 2015 just after the launch of the Whole of Football twenty year

Corio Oval footy

Football’s First Free Kick: Demography and the Media—How and Why Australia Got a Game of its Own

Football on Corio Oval in 1913, the Geelong Football Club's home ground from 1878 until the Second World War. Source: John Reid, Geelong: A Photographic Album of Historic

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