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SOUTH SIDE STORY…

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We’ve never previously tipped our hat in rugby league’s direction at Presentation Night, but living in Sydney in the lead up to to the NRL Grand Final what we love about the caper is that it ignites exactly the same type of passion that those of us of an ‘Aussie Rules’ persuasion know so well. With South Sydney taking on the Canterbury Bulldogs in their first Grand Final since 1971 this weekend, my thoughts turn to the pure unadulterated joy that one of the finest men I’ve ever had the pleasure to know, Mr. Daniel Lee Allen, must be feeling. He’s the handsome fella with the South Sydney tattoo in the picture to the left.

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THE PLAYER…

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Our embedded reporter, Youth Group front man and classy midfielder Toby Martin  (pictured far left, flowing locks, moustache) played in his first Sydney Community Cup on the weekend just gone. Here are his impressions of one of the great days in the Sydney sporting/musical calendar…

The Community Cup is an annual women and men’s footy match between the Western Walers (musicians, managers, record label folk) and the Sydney Sailors (music media types). It is a charity event to raise money for Reclink who rehabilitate needy people through sport and art. It has been running in Melbourne for 20 years and has become a cult event.…

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SYDNEY: SCREAMERS, BURGERS, POETRY…

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As you can see from the picture accompanying this post, our show last night at the Vic on the Park was an absolute screamer. Thankyou Sydney people for coming out with clear eyes and full hearts – we could never lose. There was a lot of love in the room, and that’s exactly how we like it. A successful Presentation Night all comes down to the people on stage opening up about their lives in and outside of football and music, and the people in the room – that’s us – wanting to come along for the ride. Jude Bolton and Urthboy treated everyone in the room to an absolute masterclass in humility, humour, intelligence and story telling.…

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