Peter “Wheels” Bedford

Peter “Wheels” Bedford

Peter “Wheels” Bedford Peter Bedford, now 70 years old, is a former great South Melbourne footballer (rover) and also a fine first class cricket player. He grew up in Port Melbourne where cricket was his first love, playing his first district game as a 16 years old. As a footballer he won the Brownlow in […]

The Odd Friday Lunch – Des ‘Tuddy’ Tuddenham, 7th July 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch – Des ‘Tuddy’ Tuddenham, 7th July 2017

Des ‘Tuddy’ Tuddenham Des Tuddenham was born in 1943 near Ballarat – one of nine children, from a farming family. He started playing with Collingwood in 1962 and was renown for his tough & fearless play, and his skills. He won the Copeland Trophy (best & fairest) at Collingwood in 63, his first full season […]

The Odd Friday Lunch – Phil Carman, 23rd June 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch – Phil Carman, 23rd June 2017

‘Fabulous’ Phil Carman Phil Carman was born in Edenhope, 4th September 1966. Although he was in the Collingwood “zone” and did some training with Collingwood, he began his career with Norwood in SA. The Magpies protested and he stood out of football for 2 years before being able to continue with Norwood. He became famous for […]

The Odd Friday Lunch – Colin Lovitt, 9th May 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch – Colin Lovitt, 9th May 2017

‘The Barrister’ – Colin Lovitt Colin Lovitt, now retired QC, Criminal Defense Barrister of 45 years has had about 200 Murder Trials. He was Chair of The Criminal Bar Association (Vic), also working on high profile cases in WA, and also worked in Qld, infamously calling a Qld magistrate a cretin. Colin is now busy […]

The Odd Friday Lunch, Graeme ‘Jerker’ Jenkin, 19th May, 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch, Graeme ‘Jerker’ Jenkin, 19th May, 2017

Graeme ‘Jerker’ Jenkin The next Odd Friday Lunch on 19th May will be run by John Harms & The Footy Almanac. It will be a special ‘Collingwood’ Lunch promoting the book ‘In Black & White: 125 Moments That Made Collingwood’, which goes through the first 125 years of The Collingwood Football Club. The authors, Michael […]

The Odd Friday Lunch, Barry Michael, 5th May, 2017

The Odd Friday Lunch, Barry Michael, 5th May, 2017

Barry ‘Boy’ Michael Barry Michael Swettenham was born in England 2nd June 1955 and migrated to Australia in 1957, growing up in Williamstown. He is rated #7 in Australia’s all time Greatest Boxers. As well as numerous Australian & Commonwealth Titles, he won the world IBF Featherweight boxing title in 1985 over the younger Lester […]