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Garry Lyon Garry Lyon i(A70329 works by)
Born: Established: 1967 Kyabram, Rushworth - Kyabram - Tongala area, Goulburn - Campaspe area, Northern Victoria, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Garry Lyon was a champion AFL footballer with the Melbourne Football Club, playing 226 first grade games. After retiring from the game in 1999, he became a well known television commentator.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Specky Magee and the Best of Oz Camberwell : Puffin , 2011 Z1768869 2011 single work children's fiction children's Specky has been selected to represent Australia in International Rules, taking on the Irish in a two-test competition in Ireland. Can the boys learn to play with a new set of rules and perfect their skills with the round ball before the Irish team wipes the field with them? (Trove record)
2016 shortlisted YABBA Fiction for Older Readers
2014 shortlisted KOALA Awards Older Readers
y separately published work icon Specky Magee and the Battle of the Young Guns Camberwell : Puffin , 2009 Z1633960 2009 single work children's fiction children's

'This has been an absolute battle ... the ultimate battle of the young guns!

'As Specky battles it out in the state carnival for a chance to play on the hallowed MCG turf, back at school he has a fight on his hands just to be allowed to play with his beloved Booyong Lions. And when his long-lost grandpa comes to visit, it's all-out war at home as well...' (From the publisher's website.)

2010 shortlisted YABBA Fiction for Older Readers
2010 shortlisted KOALA Awards Older Readers
y separately published work icon Specky Magee and the Spirit of the Game Camberwell : Puffin , 2007 Z1376483 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'I tell you what, they're turning it on here today, folks. They're putting on a ring-a-ding-ding contest . . . And who is that lad in the number five guernsey?

'Specky can't wait to get to the country and have the chance to play grassroots football for the first time . . . against adults. But more is at stake than the outcome of just one game.

'Who is Razorback Jack, the mysterious footy hero that Specky keeps hearing about? And what are the boys back at Booyong High up to?

'Can the massive underdogs, the Rivergum Redfins, serve it up to the Bull Ants? We have got a game on our hands this afternoon . . .' (Publication summary)

2009 winner YABBA Fiction for Older Readers
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