Favourite Footy Yarns: Expanded and Updated

From Laughs and Larrikins to Bush Legends and Bad Boys

Ken Piesse
4th August 2020

RRP: A$29.99
ISBN: 9781760686598

‘Ken’s a good mate and been an expert footy writer since I was knee-high.’ – Dermott Brereton

Book overview

How much did it originally cost to sign up ‘the King’, Wayne Carey? Which Carlton player only found out he’d retired when he read it in the papers? What did Buddy Franklin carry with him on the Kokoda Trail? Find out in Favourite Footy Yarns.

Packed full of hilarious (mostly) true stories, fascinating facts, bloopers and stats, this updated edition from Australian sport’s master storyteller Ken Piesse will have you laughing out loud. The perfect book for any footy fan, it covers the biggest names in the game – from Barassi, Whitten and Ablett to Riewoldt, Fev and Cripps.