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Paul Amy
Paul AmyStaff writer

Paul Amy is a sports reporter and editor for Leader Newspapers. He was also a long-time contributor to Inside Football and is the author of Fabulous Fred, the Strife and Times of Fred Cook.


MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 20: Yasmin Duursma of the Power runs with the ball during the NAB League match between the Gippsland Power and the Murray Bushrangers at Highgate Recreation Reserve on March 20, 2021 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Grimes/AFL Photos)

A Duursma family sporting dynasty emerges

Yasmin Duursma first picked up a footy to increase her fitness for the netball season. A handful of games later, she’s on her way to joining brother Xavier at Port Adelaide via the AFLW Draft, writes PAUL AMY.


The tragic tale of young Johnny Bourke

The words still haunt John Bourke: ‘You’ve got to take the boy off’. Ex-teammates say that he would have been a Collingwood great had his career not been destroyed by the terrible price of one infamous act, writes PAUL AMY.