Soccer Pride

Melbourne Rovers have a group of men and women travelling north to play Sydney Rangers and Flying Bats SC at Pride Football Australia. They are playing for the Justin Fashanu cup and the inaugural Julie Murray cup, named in honour of one of Australia’s most successful footballers.

What:      Pride Football Australia

Where:   UNSW David Phillips Sports Field – Banks Avenue, Daceyville

When:     12pm-5.30pm, Saturday October 6

12pm – Australia vs The World mixed exhibition match

1pm – Julie Murray Cup (Flying Bats v Rovers women)

3pm –Justin Fashanu Cup pres. by ACON (Rangers v Rovers men)

5pm – Presentations
by: Melbourne Rovers Sc

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Veteran gay writer and speaker, Doug was one of the founders of the UKs pioneering GLBTI newspaper Gay News (1972) , and of the second, Gay Week, and is a former Features Editor of Him International. He presented news and current affairs on JOY 94.9 FM Melbourne for more than ten years. "Doug is revered, feared and reviled in equal quantities, at times dividing people with his journalistic wrath. Yet there is no doubt this grandpa-esque bear keeps everyone abreast of anything and everything LGBT across the globe." (Daniel Witthaus, "Beyond Priscilla", Clouds of Magellan, Melbourne, 2014)