By Paul Chapman,Jon Anderson
Chappy is a uncooked and sincere account of a glittering 16-year AFL profession that scaled infrequent heights yet integrated own trauma as Paul Chapman came upon precisely who he was.
From the indignant younger guy who arrived at Geelong following the tragic unintentional dying of his brother Glenn in 1998, to the horrors of the Bali bloodbath 4 years later, Chapman tells his tale with brutal honesty that's the single approach he knows.
He didn’t wish this publication to be a mirrored image of the 280 video games he performed with the Cats and the Bombers, claiming he had learn too a lot of these over the adventure. in its place he selected to proportion the explanations in the back of Geelong’s striking run of good fortune among 2007 and 2011, the training philosophies of Mark Thompson and Chris Scott and the personalities of the lads he performed with.
Paul Chapman had a great junior profession prior to starring as an adolescent within the TAC Cup. He was once drafted through Geelong in 1999, and performed 3 premierships. He was once named most sensible and fairest in 2006, gained the Norm Smith medal for most sensible on floor within the 2009 AFL Grand ultimate and used to be named as an All-Australian 2009—2010. He performed his final seasons for Essendon, finishing his profession in 2015.
Jon Anderson is a activities journalist on the Herald Sun and a radio commentator for 3AW in Melbourne. He grew up in north-east Victoria on a wheat and sheep farm. He has been a life-long Geelong supporter.
‘Chappy used to be the 1st one to welcome me to the membership again in October, 2001, and have become my mentor and function version … For me it's easy, Paul Chapman is a champion of our game.’ – GARY ABLETT JNR
‘Proud, passionate and born for giant moments.’ – CAMERON LING
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