Paul Daffey

Pssst: Coburg, from Bavaria to the VFL

Paul Daffey Many footy competitions around Victoria this weekend are following the lead of the AFL by acknowledging the importance of multiculturalism.

AFL

Pssst: What if Shepparton had sacked Hafey?

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Paul Daffey Whoa! Stop the bus - or in Shepparton's case, the Furphy's water cart! Tom Hafey, the coaching legend who died last week, almost had his VFL career derailed before it began.

AFL

Pssst: Swans go forward

Paul Daffey What is it with star goalkickers from the Swans and traffic mishaps? In 1935 Bob Pratt was hit by a truck as he got off a tram on the eve of the grand final and was forced to miss the match.

Pssst: Gill, the amateur turns professional

Paul Daffey Gillon McLachlan is now the most visible man in football, having become the AFL chief executive.