Saturday @ The Footy Almanac

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AFL Round 6 previews and reports

GWS 11.9.75 d Western Bulldogs 9.19.73
Hawthorn 8.7.55 d by St Kilda 19.16.130
Carlton 15.7.97 d Sydney 11.12.78
Brisbane 10.7.67 d by Port Adelaide 22.18.150
North Melbourne 16.11.107 d Gold Coast 14.10.94
West Coast 16.7.103 d Fremantle 9.8.62
Essendon v Melbourne
Geelong v Collingwood
Adelaide v Richmond

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Port’s jumper

There’s something about Port’s current jumper that Punxsutawney Pete finds jarring. The way the teal sits on the black he finds nauseous so with tongue firmly in cheek, he has decided to do something about it by coming with some new designs. What do you think of his suggestions?

Footy Week Letters 1965 – Unsocial Media

Did a very young J Harms find this amongst his dad’s collection? The Letters page in Footy Week from August 1965.

A Portrait of the Supporter as a Young Woman

So much certainty in the “adult” world. With their team struggling, Little Jenny and her Mum head off to the game. [What is hope? What is evidence? What is opinion? – Ed]

NRL Round 8: Cronulla v Gold Coast – Let’s push things forward

Paul Macadam ventures down to Southern Cross Stadium to watch his beloved Cronulla Sharks take on the Gold Coast Titans.

AFL Round 5: Richmond v Melbourne – Twenty-Two Tigerish Tigers Tigerishly Tigering

Along with 85,000 supporters, Jack Banister watches his beloved (and undefeated) Tigers take on the gallant Demons.

Round 5 – Sydney Swans v GWS: Cross-City Derby?

Les Curries ventures to the SCG to watch the derby between the winless Swans and premiership-fancied Giants.

Money, Money, Money…

Robbo analyses the effects of increasing revenue has had on the sporting industry.

VAFA C Grade: The Next Revolution (Williamstown CYs Preview – Round 3)

For some years now, Darren “Smokie” Dawson and Dene “Guru” Macloed have been exclusively providing the Williamstown CYMS FC faithful with their irreverent pre-game thoughts following Thursday night’s team selections. They are now on the Footy Almanac.

Dodgy Wikipedia player profiles. No.1: Isaac Heeney

Pete gives a quirky profile of young-gun Swan Isaac Heeney.

Kicking the Stigma Project

Read of Jackson Clark’s footy odyssey which he has undertaken to raise awareness of mental health issues.

Pick One Winner Comp 2017 Going Into Round 6

The Rotary Club “Pick One Winner Competition” competition continues into Round 6 of the AFL season.

Round 5 – St Kilda v Geelong: Encouragement of Loving

Yoshi reviews the game between his beloved Saints and the undefeated Cats.

Almanac Socccer – A- League 1,000: The Nearly Edition

It’s semi-final week in the A-League. Will we get the blockbuster Grand Final the A-League is hoping for?

Haiku Bob – Round 5: one slow moment

Haiku Bob on the Anzac Day clash.

Round 6 Preview – The footy is singing but we don’t

Sal’s back with a preview of Round 6 of the AFL. Should AFL recruiters start testing singing ability?

Round 5 – Essendon v Collingwood: Father-son bonding day at the `G (Number 24)

For the 24th Rod Oaten and son saw Essendon play Collingwood. The Dons, says Rod, were easily the better side.


Anne Cahill Lambert compares and contrasts the women’s and men’s AFL leagues, and offers some advice going forwards.

Matty Q’s Footy Roundup – Round 5.

Matty Q comes off the long run with some early season observations on footy media, the deliberate out of bounds rule, and the importance of umpires being able to read minds.

Almanac Racing: Where to look?

Tom Riordan casts his eye over the classy meetings around Australia this Saturday.

The Auskick Files – Week 2

Craig Dodson thinks that his Auskick coaching skills could be easily transferable to the big leagues – watch out John Longmire.