Remembering John Yates: the boy from Yerong Creek who rose to become a 'colossus' of Australian rules in NSW

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Updated February 12 2021 - 9:38pm, first published 1:30pm
GREAT MAN: Distinguished football administrator
John Yates (left) with Sydney Swans chairman
Richard Colless in Wagga in 2013.
GREAT MAN: Distinguished football administrator John Yates (left) with Sydney Swans chairman Richard Colless in Wagga in 2013.

Football administrator John Yates is being remembered as 'a colossus of the game' following his death, aged 86, on Thursday.

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