This week on ABC2’s Marngrook Footy Show celebrates AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou will talk about the achievements made by Indigenous people to AFL. There will also be a live performance by singer songwriter Archie Roach.
Joining the panel will be former Swans games record holder and premiership player Michael O’Loughlin, and Essendon premiership player and Norm Smith medallist, Michael Long. During their on-field careers both O’Loughlin and Long made a huge impact to the game, and continue their contribution to football and their local communities to this present day.
Essendon big man Patrick Ryder will also drop into the studio and he’ll be joined by Richmond’s Shane Edwards live from the Korin Gamadji Institute, an Australian institute for Indigenous learning and skills development located at Punt Road in Richmond (Victoria). Edwards will take viewers on a tour of the institute before he and Ryder preview Saturday night’s ‘Dreamtime at the G’ game.
AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou will talk about the huge contribution and achievements made by Indigenous people to the game, as well as the league’s vision for the future.
The program will also feature live performances by ground breaking Indigenous and ARIA Award-winning artist Archie Roach, known for his political and heartfelt songs.
The Marngrook Footy Show is a weekly national football program broadcast live on ABC2 featuring an infectious mix of personalities, humour, analysis, information and Indigenous history and culture.
Thursday May 17 at 8.30pm on ABC2.