by Lisa Albergo reporting from AFANA from ChicagoThere can be many descriptions of Lou Richards - a cheeky rover, a larrikin, a wit never lost for words, a media star and clown, a gentleman who always was happy to have a chat. Richards, 94, passed away quietly in his sleep in the nursing home where he resided on May 8. Some say he was one of first superstars of Australian Football, which was the VFL during his playing career. For most fans, it is the media work for which he is best known
by Lisa Albergo reporting for AFANA from Chicago
Sydney, Collingwood and Hawthorn have added to their respective Halls of Fame. The three clubs announced the new inductions at functions which also included jersey presentations to the playing list for the 2013 season.
The following is the time line for the the Grand Final day events including key times for match and TV related activities. All times are listed first in Australian AEST and then in US EDT. This is based on information from the AFL, AFANA, press reports and past history. This story will be periodically updated with late information. Click on "read more" to see the entire table of events.
|Start Time AEST||Start Time US EDT||End Time AEST||End Time US EDT||Event||US / Can Network Coverage|
|10:00 AM||8:00 PM||12:30 PM||10:30 PM||Season in Review / Grand Final Day from the MCG (Relayed from Ch. Ten Australia) 3AW radio pregame begins||ESPN3.com (TV Internet only at this time)|
The 2010 Grand Final is only the third drawn Grand Final in League history. Ironically, Collingwood was involved in that one as well. In a good omen for St Kilda, Collingwood lost the replay to their opponent North Melbourne who won just their second Premiership since entering the competition in 1925.