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Now it’s greener on their side of the footy fence

By OSCAR PERRI Santa Teresa was a ghost town on Thursday afternoon, with the whole community joining in the celebration down at the football ground...

Federals climb to second with win over West

By OSCAR PERRI The Federals have moved into second spot on the ladder with a powerful win over West Alice Bloods under the lights at...

Pioneer clinical over South

By OSCAR PERRI South Alice looked like a chance to bag their first win of the season early in their round five clash against the...

Wasteful West win a close one

By OSCAR PERRI West have got their season on track with a win over Pioneers in the CAFL on Saturday, but poor accuracy in the...

Rovers in form as CAFL returns

By OSCAR PERRI After three rounds played, the Rovers remain undefeated in the senior men’s CAFL this year, with the reigning premiers yet to post...

From Central Australia to Central Districts

By JOHN P McD SMITH A book just published tells the amazing story of gifted Aboriginal footballer, Sonny Morey. He was born at Yambah Station north...

AFL’s varying COVID precautions raise questions

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Greetings, Erwin. I attended finals of the AFL code at Traeger Park. On the Saturday It was the grand final of the...

Alice Springs boys first Indigenous players for Port Adelaide

 

 

Indigenous talent has thrived at the Port Adelaide Football Club which has had 54 Aboriginal players since 1953. Richie Bray (pictured on the wing) was one of them. The club is turning 150 years old in 2020. Story by JOHN P McD SMITH.

'I shared my mother with the Aboriginal children'

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More than 50 boys lived at St Francis House from 1945 to 1959. Many came from Alice Springs and other places in the NT. Some of their stories have been lost. Some of their stories are incomplete or records missing. With help from people in Alice Springs and elsewhere we have been able to bring together this series, “Kids from the Alice.” By MARK J SMITH. Pictured are L-R - Jim Foster, David Woodford, Peter Tilmouth, Malcolm Cooper at St Francis House in the 1950s.

Albrecht oval lights a boon for sport, town: Cricket boss

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Light spill outside the oval is minimal, says cricket president Bruce Walker. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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