For fans of the AFL and great sports writing, this collection provides a compelling look at events on and off the field.
Dennis Cometti is one of the best known and most respected sportscasters in Australia. covering everything from Test cricket with the great Alan McGilvray to Commonwealth Games and the Barcelona and Atlanta Olympics. He played football for Footscray in the 1970s before injury forced him to hang up his boots. No longer able to play, Dennis turned his focus and passion for AFL to commentating where he has earned the reputation of being the most distinctive, eloquent and beloved football commentators the game has ever known.
The Age's Jon Pierik has been a football fan since he was old enough to see over the boundary fence. He has been a sports journalist for major metropolitan newspapers for more than a decade, and understands what makes the game great - and why it inspires fine journalism. Pierik combines these two ingredients to deliver a must read for AFL fans.