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October 30, 2018 @ 7:10 pm

Episode 21 - World War One Special

In this new episode, we take a look at the role VFL footballers played in the Great War. 

we also take a look at how the war effected the league, and the contribution made by the players. 

As part of this episode we spoke to two authors, Barbra Cullen, author of Harder than football, and we also chat to Nick Richardson, author of The Game of their lives. 

Both provide an interesting insight into VFL football and the war. 

To finish off we read a list of all the players that gave their lives in the war. 

this episodde features the following

Ode of Remembrance written by Laurence Binyon in September 1914

and the following song from the motion film Gallipoli. 

ADAGIO IN G MINOR FOR STRINGS & ORGAN 
Composed by Tomaso Albinoni 
Performed by Orchestre de Chambre Jean-François Paillard 
R.C.A. Records 

 

 

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October 5, 2018 @ 4:51 pm

Episode 20 - 1916

On the 1916 Episode

  • We discuss the new look of the league, due to the war
  • The teams involved and the format of the season
  • The reigning premiers flag party is spoilt
  • Richmond earn a new name: The Gee-Richers, we explain why.
  • Bongo returns from a lengthy suspension. 
  • We look at the finals in which a statistical anomaly occurs.
  • And we decide to award a trophy.

 

The Kick to Kick Podcast aims to go through each year of the VFL/AFL season and bring out the stories, highlights, winner and losers of days gone by. 

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