Women’s Welcoming Committee

It is unfair to say that 1918 marks the pinnacle of the work of the Women's Welcoming Committee (WWC) because they welcomed all but the first troopship returning to our piers right through the war until 1920. They did much more besides including … [Read more...]

Once Were Champions by Terry Keenan

Once Were Champions - The First Fifty Years of the Port Melbourne Cricket Club by Terry Keenan   Terry Keenan 2017, soft cover, illustrated, 142 pp $10.00   Noted sports historian, Terry Keenan looks at the formative years of the Port … [Read more...]

Grounds for Dispute by Terry Keenan

Terry Keenan explores a decade of disputation between the Victorian Football Association, various municipal councils and their football clubs. Download Grounds for Dispute by Terry Keenan. Terry has written extensively on Port Melbourne … [Read more...]

A Taste of Port by Terry Keenan

A Taste of Port by Terry Keenan   Soft cover, 191pp, illustrated $30.00   Personal profiles, snapshots and statistical records drawn from the illustrious history of the Port Melbourne football Club. Prices are in Australian Dollars. No GST is … [Read more...]

Signalling the Quarters for over 70 years: The PMFC’s Timekeepers’ Bell

From 1878, this 30cm. 14 Kg red bell was rung by the match timekeepers to signal the end of each quarter of a football game at Port Melbourne Oval. For the fiercely loyal and parochial Borough supporters, the final ringing at each game was of either … [Read more...]

Finding J Budd

The Port Melbourne Standard of 19 September 1914 carried a story about a send-off for three Port lads who had enlisted for the war. On Friday 11 September 1914 about 150 friends and workmates assembled at the Ship Hotel in Bay Street to bid … [Read more...]

Welcoming the Wounded Anzacs

PMH&PS member and prolific footy club author, Terry Keenan has turned his mind and meticulous research to a group of Port Melbourne women who formed themselves into a committee to welcome Australian troops, especially the sick and wounded, … [Read more...]

Welcoming the Wounded Anzacs by Terry Keenan

Welcoming the Wounded Anzacs by Terry Keenan Soft cover, 130 pp $20.00 Soon after the beginning of the First World War a group of Port Melbourne women decided to form themselves into a committee for the purpose of welcoming Australian troops, … [Read more...]

A Family Feud by Terry Keenan

A Family Feud: Fifty years of conflict in the management of the Port Melbourne Cricket and Recreation Reserve by Terry Keenan   A4 soft cover, 56 pp $15.00 Prices are in Australian Dollars. No GST is chargeable. … [Read more...]

A Different Breed by Terry Keenan

A Different Breed - A History of the Port Melbourne Football Club, Volume 3 1945-1995 by Terry Keenan   Soft cover, illustrated, 350 pp $30.00   Final part of Terry Keenan's trilogy History of the Port Melbourne Football.   A Different Breed … [Read more...]

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