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Monday, June 18, 2018

Long Shots, with Ash Long

Richmond becomes the team for just about every Vic-torian this Saturday in the AFL Grand Final at the MCG against the Adelaide Crows.
Tigers star Dustin Martin started the week well for the yellow-and-black army by winning the Brown-low by a clear margin from Geelong’s disqualified Patrick Dangerfield.

Idea for Charlie
In football’s biggest week of the year, Vic-toria’s Freemasons have come up with an idea: they want to see one of the new Metro stations named ‘Brownlow’.
Grand Master of Freemasons Victoria, Don Reynolds, said Charles Brownlow (July, 25 1861 to January 23, 1924) a jeweller, joined the Geelong Freemasons Lodge of Unity and Prudence in 1885 and played a major role in establishing football in Victoria and was a leading citizen in Geelong.
The Brownlow Medal was first awarded in 1924.
“The Brownlow Station could be also become a tourism attraction with a football theme to promote Mel-bourne, ” Mr Rey-nolds said.

Veterans return
The comedy revue Senior Moments will go on first national tour from February , with the legendary John Wood and Max Gillies now joining Benita Collings and Geoff Harvey.
The revue will travel to theatres in Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Sydney and Perth and tickets will go on sale on Tuesday (Oct. 3).

Elvis in Melb.
Publicist Di Rolle tells Long Shots that Wonder of You concert series is back in Australia.
There will be three encore shows in 2018 with the40-piece Chong Lim symphony orchestra live on stage performing the King’s most well-known songs and ballads.
The Melbourne show on Saturday, April 21 will be hosted by Richard Wilkins.

Robyn is back
Robyn Archer returns to Melbourne with Que Reste T’il (translated as What Remains?), a passionate journey through the origins of cabaret through song, storytelling and a hint of satire for two performances only at Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse Theatre on November 10 and 11.

Brian is speaker
Brian Mannix is guest speaker at the lunch tomorrow (Thurs.) at the invitation-only showbiz group, the Australian Marquee Entertain-ment Luncheon Club.
Robin Jolley will be guest at the luncheon, convened by Jeff Joseph. Gary Mac usually performs those honours.
The lunch is held at the Marquee Restaurant in the Trak Centre at Toorak.

Dee Dee On air
What a delight toturn on the radio on Monday afternoon and hear Dee Dee Dunleavy in charge of the 3AW Drive shift normally presented by Tom Elliott.
Dee Dee presents the Weekend Break with Peter ‘Grubby’ Stubbs.
Listeners were treated to a newsy-current affairs program without the hysterics.
Dee Dee started her career as a print journalist at Frankston.

Wil is the way
Wil Anderson is joining the Triple M Hot Breakfast program with Eddie McGuire and Luke Hodge.
Mick Molloy is joining Jane Kennedy in the MMM Drive slot.. By the way, Jane’s dad Ray celebrated his 80th birthday this week.
– Ash Long

One Response “Long Shots, with Ash Long”

  1. astrida cooper
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11:30 am

    Great new format and layout Ash – well done

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