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Tim's Tips (Racing)
WELCOME to  Tim's Tips - Selections for main Melbourne race meetings by former Herald Sun sports journalist Tim Habel. He is now a contributor to The Age so his tips for major city meetings will be in The Age formguide. CAULFIELD SATURDAY AUGUST 18. Rail out 3m. Track good 4. RACE 1: NAANTALI 1, Ma Jones 2, Remember The Name 3, Miss Siska 4 RACE 2: CRYSTAL FOUNTAIN 1, Rillito 2, Creativity 3, True Excelsior 4 RACE 3: PLUTOCRACY 1,Oberland 2, A Good Y...
Gala Luncheon a winner
A most successful club gala luncheon last Friday August 10 in the River Room at Crown. Comperes Brian Taylor and Michael Roberts were in peak form roaming the room with interviews and our guests Matthew Richardson, Tayla Harris and Nathan Buckley proved to be both entertaining and informative. Among the more than 120 attendees was AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan who has children playing in our football and netball divisions. Thanks to all organisers, auction donors and, of course, those wh...
Gallant Two Blues now play finals waiting game
GALLANT in defeat is an old fashioned term but never more apt than Prahran Assumption’s brave effort against Division 1 ladder leader Hampton Rovers on Saturday. The Two Blues were always going to need everything in their favour to win and no doubt the rain that fell in the second and final quarters proved crucial. It was no co-incidence these quarters proved to be scoreless for the Two Blues as their running game ground to a halt in the wet, slippery conditions. This was a high pressure contes...
Kevin Sheedy, AFL legend, Wayne Johnston Hall Of Fame
KEVIN SHEEDY, AFL legend and WAYNE JOHNSTON, inducted into the AFL Hall Of Fame. What wonderful and deserved accolades for two former Prahran players at the Hall Of Fame dinner at Crown last Tuesday night May 29, 2018. All their former Prahran teammates, past officials and supporters salute two of the greats of our game. Sheedy is football’s evangelist, named ‘Ambassador Of The Century’ at the club’s Team Of The Century dinner in 2002. Has there ever been an Australian who knows more people, or...