A host of sporting celebrities hail from Deni

Melbourne, September 16, 2005. Sydney's Leo Barry prepares to kick the ball during the Sydney Swans versus St Kilda Preliminary Final at the MCG. Photo by Julian Smith/AAP Image Photo by JULIAN SMITH/AAP IMAGE

This is the 11th article in a series of monthly columns written by Alan Henderson about Deniliquin district historical events and issues. Alan’s grandfather purchased ‘Warragoon’ on the Finley Road in 1912. Alan was born in the Deniliquin Hospital in 1944 but moved to Canberra in 1967. In retirement he has written a family history, Boots, Gold and Wool, and will share some of his research in this local history column.

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