Derby - launch and media.

Sean Gorman and my book on Dockers/Eagles rivarly - tapping into 40 fan's memories of their coming to footy and growing up in the West is being launched tomorrow by Dennis Cometti - details if you follow the link below.

In the meantime, the first media for the book is trickling in:

In the West Australian:

In the community news:

In WAtoday and The Age:


The blurb for the book is as follows:

'The State is divided. It’s not life or death, it’s more important.’

So says a poster on Dennis Cometti’s wall – and that’s what David Whish-Wilson and Sean Gorman found when they interviewed 40 fans of the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers.

The book features Dennis Lillee, Luc Longley, James Baker, Shaun McManus, Clive Mercer, Kim Scott, Julie Bishop, Fedele Camarda, Maria Camporeale, Kevin Croon, Jesse Dart, Ron Elliott, Les Everett, Alison Fan, Glenis Freemantle, Maria Giglia, Mark Greenwood, Gaby Haddow, Julie Hoffman, Adrian Hoffman, Greig Johnston, Justin Langer, Deanne Lewis, Lesley the Voodoo Lady, Alsy Macdonald, Carla Mackesey, Ross McLean, Ian MacRae, Kia Mippy, Peter Mudie, Jeff Newman, Gillian O’Shaughnessy, Melissa Parke, Parsi, Janet Peters, John Prior, Matt Quinn aka Mr Q, Glen Stasiuk, Bill Sutherland, Bevan Taylor, David Wirrpanda.

'At last, from footy’s Wild West, a book on one of the must-sees of the Australian football calendar – the Derby!' Martin Flanagan