Tuesday 15 March 2016

All posts by Roy Hay

‘Break Point’

Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday 17 January 2007, p. 21. On Monday there was trouble at the tennis with young men in Croatian and Serbian tops abusing and attacking each other. On Friday night, 190 people were ejected from the MCG, mainly …

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My Christmas reading

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 6 January 2007, p. 25. One of the joys of the Christmas and New Year holidays is the chance, once the festivities are over, to settle

I’ve seen the future and I’m worried

Australian and British Soccer Weekly, Tuesday 9 October 2007, p. 14. Last month I was at the 25th annual conference of the British sports historians in Stirling and after

Victory’s victory

Geelong Advertiser , Monday 22 October 2007, p. 33. Putting its off-field problems with star recruit Ljubo Milicevic behind it, Melbourne Victory pulled off a narrow two-one win against

Kevin, we are the ones who should be seeing red.

Age, Sport, Monday 3 December 2007, p. 12. Dear Kevin No, I haven’t played the game at professional level, so I don’t know first hand the situations you face every

Victory finals hopes dashed

Geelong Advertiser, Monday, 17 December 2007, p. 42. Melbourne Victory effectively surrendered its chance of playing in this year’s final series when it lost by three goals to one

Easy Victory keeps slender finals hopes alive

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday, 12 January 2008, p. 95. Melbourne Victory defeated Wellington Phoenix by three goals to nil in its last game at Telstra Dome for this A-League season,

Bills must be open to scrutiny

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 29 October 2005, p. 39. Have you noticed a change in the way laws are being made in this country? Instead of introducing bills into the

Early games of football in Western Victoria

Published as 'New Evidence: When did Aborigines first play Aussie rules?', Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday 21 October 2009, p. 21. The footy season is done and dusted and trade week

Simply Superb

Geelong Advertiser, Monday 15 May 2009, p. 19. If Baz Luhrmann’s Australia was not Australia’s greatest film of recent times, then a small, understated entry to the Cannes Film

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