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Inductees - 2006

Martin Blake (writer)
Ballarat Courier 1980-84 before joining Geelong Advertiser and then The Age in 1986. Senior cricket and football writer for The Age and multiple Cricket Victoria award winner.

Martin Flanagan (writer)
Joined The Age in 1985 from the Launceston Examiner and remains with that newspaper as one of sporting journalism’s most respected observers and chroniclers, especially of football, his first love. His several books include In Sunshine or in Shadow and The Game in the Time of War.

Michael Horan (writer)
Started with The Sun in 1971 and after short stints with the Sunday Herald and as editor of the Sporting Globe, returned to the Herald Sun in 1990 as a football and cricket writer. A multiple winner of Cricket Victoria media awards.

Rex Hunt (Broadcaster)
A 3DB and 3AW commentator since 1979, he turned football broadcasting upside down with an entertaining format on AW that drew a large and loyal audience. A columnist with the Herald Sun and also hosted football review shows with Channel 7.

Don Hyde AM (Broadcaster)
From 1961 called more than 1200 football games for radio and TV in a 38-year career. Worked for 3UZ, 3DB, 3XY, ABV2, ATVO and GTV9 and pioneered the simulcasting of VFL matches on GTV and 3AK.

Bruce McAvaney OAM (Broadcaster)
Ranked by many as Australia’s premier sports broadcaster, he called football for Channel 7 from 1990-2001. Sports reporter with Channel 10 from 1983-89 and an Olympic Games host/commentator since 1984.

Caroline Wilson (writer/broadcaster)
Started writing football with the Herald in 1982 and joined the Sunday Age/Age in1989. Chief football writer from 1999 and winner of multiple AFL Media Association awards. Popular commentator on 3AW since 1994.

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