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Lawrence Money

Show BioHide BioWebsiteLawrence Money has twice been named Victoria's best newspaper columnist by the Melbourne Press Club. He wrote columns for 37 years on the Melbourne Herald, Sunday Age and daily Age -- and in Royalauto and Your Sport magazines -- before retiring in 2016 after a 50-year career in journalism. He still treads the speaking circuit, does radio gigs, tweets on @lozzacash and chases a long-gone 13 golf handicap. He clings to the eternal hope that the Melbourne Demons will once again win a flag.

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Wayne the Great grabs the award that grips the game

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FOR SOME footy followers it’s bigger than the Brownlow, far tougher to win and contested furiously by a phalanx of footy’s favourite callers. The sole judge, LAWRENCE MONEY, can now reveal the Boot In Mouth champion of 2018: BY season’s end, the 2017 Boot In M... More »

The knee Museum. Artwork Gordon Napier
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Footy needs a knee museum

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WE already have a National Sports Museum, but it fails to encompass the terrible epidemic inflicting AFL. LAWRENCE MONEY proposes an awesome new structure to  pay homage to the all-important knee. More »

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Are the umps swayed by the howling hordes?

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ANY VISITOR who set foot timidly inside Victoria Park in the old days knew what to expect: hostility from the Magpie supporters and what appeared to be a dearth of free kicks. Does the free kick problem linger on? LAWRENCE MONEY has a look. More »

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CAN pain cure the football ills?

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THRASHING the boys on the training track is the formula often prescribed after a dismal loss. But is the punishment going to produce a better performance or simply fatigue? LAWRENCE MONEY looks at this and other football mysteries. More »

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Who’s the AFL GOAT?

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TO be a true football expert you need to be armed with a whole string of invaluable expressions. LAWRENCE MONEY provides some helpful guidance. More »