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Chris de Kretser

Show BioHide BioCHRIS de KRETSER was founding editor of The Sunday Sun and the first sports editor of The Herald Sun. He was also night editor and sports editor of The Sun and publisher of Sports Weekly magazine. He was Deputy Olympics Editor of the Herald Sun during the Sydney Games, editor of MX, picture editor of The Herald Sun and Sports Confidential columnist.

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Jobe Watson exits with style

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LIKE MOST Bomber supporters CHRIS de KRETSER has loved every minute of Jobe Watson’s career. Today he watched the sad but stylish way in which Watson declared he was hanging up his boots. More »

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The softer side of the Hawk hard man

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HE WAS willing and eager to boo him during a game, but when CHRIS de KRETSER dealt with Hawk champion Luke Hodge off the field he could not have met a better bloke: MUCH HAS been said about Luke Hodge’s prowess as a leader and player after he announced h... More »

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Those jumpers were a sight to cause sore eyes

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WE ARE the navy Blues, the song goes. But what happens when navy turns to light blue or white to purple? CHRIS de KRETSER reports on a painful experience watching the football: PLAYING for the jumper has been a fundamental tenet infused into every league footb... More »

Sheedy takes on the world

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CHRIS de KRETSER joined a crowd of more than 600 to celebrate Kevin Sheedy’s 50 years of football and to hear the master coach’s magic formula for conquering the world: As Essendon Football Club continues a never-ending task to shed its drug-tainted image, it ... More »