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Non Fiction Narrative
Champions: conversations with great players & coaches of Australian football
Call Number: 796.336 COL
Contains interviews with players and coachesincluding Adam Goodes
Icons of footy : the greatest players and coaches of my lifetime by
Call Number: 796.336 SHE
Publication Date: 2019
Footy legend Kevin Sheedy crosses team alliances to profile the 21 most iconic Aussie Rules players and coaches of his lifetime. He also sits down for interviews with nine icons he has long admired and who don't normally (for various reasons) have their stories told. Packed full of wisdom and wit, insight and memories, "Icons of Footy" is a treasure-trove for football fans of all tribes and ages, from one of the most unique and colourful characters in Australian sport.
About Adam Goodes
AFL player and community leader
AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR 2014
An Adnyamathanha man, Adam Goodes is a champion Australian Rules football player with the Sydney Swans. Adam holds an elite place in AFL history, winning two Brownlow Medals and two premierships. He is a four-time All-Australian, member of the Indigenous Team of the Century, and has represented Australia in the International Rules Series. Adam is proud of his Indigenous heritage, and is actively involved with several Indigenous sport and community programs. He has spent time working with troubled youth, including those in youth detention centres. Together with his cousin and former teammate Michael O’Loughlin, Adam established the Go Foundation which empowers the next generation of Indigenous role models in all walks of life. Adam co-chairs the foundation, focused on promoting education, employment and healthy lifestyles. Adam is a great role model and advocate for the fight against racism both on and off the field and is admired by a great many people around the nation.
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