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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 »

Rocky Marciano
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The fighter for whom pain had no meaning

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FLOYD MAYWEATHER took more than one title when he stopped Conor McGregor in Vegas, He also knocked the great Rocky Marciano off his perch, as PETER COSTER reports: IN THE AFTERMATH of a fight that was a multi-million-dollar marketing extravaganza that became a... More »

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The Tigers’ Fighting Fury is flushed with success

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COMMITTED Magpie TERRY BROWN bravely ventures into the cauldron of Tigerland pub-land, soon after the final siren. What he finds is pleasure, passion but still the pangs of pessimism:   AT the closest pub to the G, an hour after the siren, nobody is talking fl... More »