Andrew Johnston has been a sports writer with the Riverine Herald since October 2017. AJ joined the Riv from Tasmania, where he has previously worked as a journalist for Cricket Tasmania and AFL Tasmania, as well as working in news with ABC Hobart. He is a football fanatic, barracking for the Hawthorn Football Club. He is also a massive fan of American sports, following the Boston Red Sox in baseball, New England Patriots in the NFL, and the Boston Celtics in the NBA. His favourite non-sports interests are pro-wrestling, and is an avid fan of The Simpsons. Within our region, he plays football for the Girgarre Football and Netball Club.