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September 2017

All posts published in September 2017

42 posts

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Fifty fabulous footballers 

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GREG HOBBS, one of the most experienced sportswriters in the land, opens the batting as our panel of experts try to select, the best Brownlow Medallists More »

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Geddinna Hole Guy

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He’s known as “Geddinna Hole Guy”. The clown (always male) who yells out at golfing tournaments all over the world. More »

Albert Collier
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Looking up to a Magpie Brownlow Medallist

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THERE WAS NO red carpet or WAGs, no ceremony, no fuss, when the Brownlow was handed out in the old days. GEOFF POULTER recounts some of the odd quirks in the history of football’s famous medal: ALBERT COLLIER was painting the battleship grey Herald building in... More »

Thirsty Tigers at the pump: Neil Balme (left), Kevin Sheedy and Mal Brown.
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Tigers turned to the treasurer for a top-up

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GARGLING gatherings in the garage, the Plugger pig plot and multiple Macs, SCOT PALMER’S Punchlines is a parade of plenty: BACK in the 70s these three Tigers might have been discussing the price of gas and how the oil crisis had sent it soaring from 50 cents a... More »