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Aussie football… No, no, stop, come back, it’s not that bad

Read this late last night when I finally got around to the sports supplement from yesterday’s paper after spending the day transcribing interview tapes. That’s the worst part of this job, believe you me. Anway, it’s Mary Hannigan’s review of …

Tue, Nov 6, 2007, 09:12

   

Read this late last night when I finally got around to the sports supplement from yesterday’s paper after spending the day transcribing interview tapes. That’s the worst part of this job, believe you me.

Anway, it’s Mary Hannigan’s review of a BBC Northern Ireland sports show called Season Ticket which looked at a young Down footballer called Martin Clarke who now kicks the oval ball for Collingwood.

It sounds like a great story and a great TV show, chiefly because it’s a fantastic piece of writing. It nearly makes you want to watch some Aussie football. I said “nearly”.