Paediatrician Rick Jarman makes a contribution to AFL folklore – How the Modern Game of AFL Was Invented.
John Silvester in The Age recounts the story of how he (at age 11) and his best friend Rick Jarman formed the ‘Mosquito Fleet’ and became the co-fathers of the Modern Game in AFL History.
“Rick was a rover with skills on both sides of his body and clean hands – which was handy as he became a respected paediatrician and dropping kids on their heads would be bad for business…”
Read the full article online:
- Correcting history – how the modern game of AFL was invented
John Silvester, The Age, October 3 2015
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