AFL free Victoria still delivers its own football feasts
Daffey, The Age, Saturday 13th September 2003
"...Fitzroy Reds V Penninsula Old Boys, Victorian Amateur Football Association, D2-Section, at Central Reserve, Waverley. While Penninsula, whose nickname is the Pirates, runs its Jolly Roger up the flagpole at the old Waverley VFA ground, the Reds will break through a banner put together by former members of the Fitzroy Cheer Squad.
The Fitzroy links continue with Reds rover Vinnie Cahill, a courageous whippet who finished second in the competition's best player award, despite missing seven games. Cahill wears a helmet and the No.29 guernsey, just like Fitzroy champ Garry Wilson.
Penninsula's leading player is key forward Shaun Payze, the son of former StKilda ruck rover and president, Travis. The Pirates were undefeated before loosing the second semi-final to the Reds. The Jolly Roger will hang listlessly if they loose again..."