Posted on May 11, 2012
First posted 16th September 2008
Undoubtably the ‘footballer of the year’. Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin has created much interest in the Australian Football League (AFL) this year. On the last round of the normal home and away season Buddy kicked his 100th goal for the season, a superb effort. Buddy plays for the Hawthorn Football Club who is now one of four teams left in the run for the 2008 Premiership. I took this shot of Buddy last Tuesday whilst he was training at Waverley park. He also gave me his autograph for my sons birthday, thanks Buddy! Hawthorn plays St Kilda this Saturday for a spot in the final. Geelong plays the Western Bulldogs on Friday night for the other spot. The grand final will be held on Saturday 27th September 2008. Go Hawks!