Show BioHide BioDAN EDDY is a storyteller with an impressive collection of works. He is the author of four books, including King Richard and Larrikins & Legends, and co-author of three more, including Champions and The Shinboners.
He has a Master of Arts degree which explored the connection between Essendon champion Dick Reynolds and the Essendon community, and is a currently researching a PhD on another AFL Legend in Alex Jesaulenko. He is also a regular contributor to Inside Sport magazine, and has had articles published in the AFL Grand Final Record.
AS ESSENDON get set to embark on their first finals series since 2014, and attempt to win their first final since the 2004 Elimination Final (a 15-point win over Melbourne), a new crop of players has captured the imagination of not only Bomber fans, but all fo... More »
AFTER THE FLAGS came the fight. The Blues lost their leader and lost course. In this final extract from his book, Larrikins & Legends, DAN EDDY recounts how this great Carlton side fought back to etch their own place in football history: WHAT TOOK PLACE at Car... More »
ACADEMIC and author DAN EDDY freely acknowledges his allegiance. He’s a Bomber fan but he reckons it’s well beyond time for some people to stop hounding James Hird: I’m confused. Did I hear correctly? James Hird, winner of the 2000 Norm Smith Medal, has been a... More »
IN a second extract from his new book, Larrikins & Legends, author DAN EDDY recounts how the Navy Blues formed a bond that dominated the G on Grand Final day: WHAT Alex Jesaulenko forced his Carlton players to endure before the 1979 season would be felt for th... More »
DAN EDDY takes us inside the locker rooms of the great Carlton sides which featured names like Jezza, Percy and The Flying Doormat: They were a ratbag bunch of blokes, who partied hard. Oh, and did you hear? They could play a bit, too. What those Carlton teams... More »