Playing in the big league

Sunraysia Auskickers take to Marvel Stadium during the half-time break in the St Kilda versus Brisbane match.
Sunraysia Auskickers take to Marvel Stadium during the half-time break in the St Kilda versus Brisbane match.

MUCH of my childhood was spent dreaming of standing at centre half forward on AFL game day.

Either the MCG or Colonial Stadium, aka Telstra Dome, Etihad Stadium or, in more recent years, Marvel Stadium, would do.

I’d wear my footy guernsey with my favourite player’s number on the back, kicking the footy up and down the street, snagging goals from the imaginary 50m mark at one of Melbourne’s premier football grounds.

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