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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) Corio have appeared in the last five finals of the Geelong Community Cup and its predecessors, and lost the lot, but on Sunday …

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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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Playground fitba rules

Playground fitba rules We all know the rules to the senior game but do you remember the rules of Primary School playground fitba? (In other parts of the English-speaking

Russell and Nick

Who sponsors the AFC Bournemouth Under-10s?

Who sponsors the AFC Bournemouth Under-10s? (An abbreviated version of this story appeared as 'Butler ready to serve', in the Geelong Advertiser, Friday 1 May 2015, p. 58.) Roy Hay The

Rules of the Melbourne Football Club

A heterodox suggestion about the origins of football in Victoria

A heterodox suggestion about the origins of football in Victoria Roy Hay (This article first appeared in the Almanac on 3 April 2015 at

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