Tuesday @ The Footy Almanac 

Celebrate the launch of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 with us on Tuesday, September 4 from 6pm at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel, 296 Rae St, North Fitzroy.
All are welcome!
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Copies of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 are available for sale via our online store.


Aug 31: Lunch with Matt Watson, Ray Shaw, Donald McDonald, Ayce Cordy and others (to celebrate Matt’s new book Sons of Guns) DETAILS HERE


Round 22

Richmond 12.9.81 d Essendon 11.7.73
Collingwood 17.13.115 d Port Adelaide 10.4.64
Geelong 24.14.158 d Fremantle 3.7.25
GWS 8.12.60 d. by Sydney 11.14.80
Gold Coast 11.8.74 d. by Brisbane 10.18.78
St Kilda 11.10.76 d. by Hawthorn 12.8.80
Carlton 7.7.49 d by Western Bulldogs 10.6.66
West Coast  14.7.91 d by Melbourne 16.12.108
Adelaide 12.14.86 d North Melbourne 11.11.77


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Round 22 – Geelong v Fremantle: Mediocre Expectations

‘In the Footy Cats box of chocolates you never know what you’re going to get. That hasn’t stopped me opening the lid yet, though.’ Paul Spinks wonders what Geelong might bring in September after a solid thumping of Freo on the weekend.

The #BettyInBronze campaign

David Wilson, great nephew of the Australian Women’s Cricket legend Betty Wilson, gives his thoughts about Bobby Macumber and Angela Pippos’ campaign to have her immortalised in bronze outside the MCG.

‘The Art of Football Exhibition’ – Opens in Mildura, August 22

Bob Utber’s latest exhibition, ‘The Art of Football’ officially opens in Mildura August 22 and will run to September 22 – be sure to check out if you’re in or headed up to the Mallee.

VFL Round 20 – Williamstown v Port Melbourne: What’s the weather doing? 

Jack Banister gives us a peek at both weather and match in this starkly visual piece.

Join us for the launch of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 – Tuesday September 4

Celebrate the launch of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 with us on Tuesday, September 4 from 6pm. Speeches at 6.30pm at North Fitzroy Arms Hotel, 296 Rae St, North Fitzroy. All are welcome!

Round 22 – Richmond v Essendon: Footy and other things

Richmond took on Essendon on Friday night and while Jarrod Landells was happy with the win, it was what happened moments before the game that pleased him most.

Round 22 – GWS v Sydney: Never doubt us

Death, taxes and Sydney making the finals – Jan Courtin on a come from behind win in the Sydney Derby.

Pies on the attack

A breathtaking picture that should strike fear into the hearts of Australians everywhere.

Round 22 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide (Floreat Pica Society)

Steve Fahey’s report on the Round 22 win over Port for Floreat Pica Society.

Pies back in September

They’re your team’s first, last, everything – they’re Collingwood and without them, everyone else would have nothing [sorry, got caught up in spite of myself – Ed.] Phil Dimitriadis is up and about.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood life – Round 23: The Year of the Magpie

Cam Hooke looks at the lead up to the last game of the regular season for the Pies.

The Oasis

Old Dog loves the game, always has. Some things around the AFL, he doesn’t love so much. Here he highlights his oasis in a desert of opprobrium, our Footy Almanac.

Richmond’s Flag to Lose? Ten Reasons why the Tigers might not win the 2018 Premiership

Stainless, perhaps wisely, hoses down the prevailing sentiment that Richmond are a sure thing in September. He has references too!

Galveston and me

How influential a song, a time, a longing for another – a longing for peace? Mickey Randall on the seminal track penned by Jimmy Webb, “Galveston”.

Round 22- St.Kilda v Hawthorn: Saints put in a good one but miss out in a cliff hanger against the Hawks

Although St Kilda fell short by a few points in their match against the Hawks, Braham has gained some confidence by their improved performance hoping it is a good indicator for next season.

SANFL Round 18 – Norwood v North Adelaide: Norwood win the minor premiership

In SANFL Retro Round the Redlegs turn back the clock (five years) to secure the minor premiership on a wintery Friday night. As always, Rulebook was there to report on the game

NRL Round 22 – Melbourne v Cronulla: Ramien Rescue

The Sharks taking down Melbourne ‘on their own patch’ was no easy feat, writes Paul Macadam.

Almanac Tennis: Social Tennis and Other Worlds

Telly on Tuesday nights no longer appeals to Kate, so it’s social tennis for her instead. Here is her account of a typical Tuesday night tennis gathering.

Almanac Music: R.I.P. Aretha

Neil Drysdale records his tribute to Aretha Franklin, the greatest singer of her generation.

Round 22: Footy previews from Sal, plus some race tips.

All the tips and previews from Sal for this weekend of footy and racing.