Thursday@The Footy Almanac

Pam Sherpa - Dad Dick McGillivray bottle green of Echuca FC 1953

Dick McGillivray – Echuca FC 1953 (changed their jumper that year to this bottle green with white monogram)

OLD FOOTY JUMPERS SERIES: Send us a photo and story of your old woollen footy jumper.

Adelaide Uni FC Greys and Footy Almanac Lunch, Sunday August 3. 12 for 12.30. $40/$50 Should be a cracker. Almanac readers all welcome.

AFL Round 18 Reports

Carlton v North Melbourne

St Kilda v Fremantle

GWS v Geelong

Port Adelaide v Melbourne

Western Bulldogs v Essendon

West Coast v Richmond

Brisbane v Gold Coast

Hawthorn v Sydney

Collingwood v Adelaide

Footy Almanac – Popular Pieces

30 for 30 Australia: which sports stories would make great docos, asks E.P. Olsen

Best footballers to have an association with the wool industry

The Almanac Podcast: Listen to EPISODE 13. 

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The Footy Almanac Podcast – Episode 14

In Episode 14 of The Footy Almanac Podcast, Warwick Green (@_WarwickGreen) joins Matty Q  (who really should give joining Twitter some thought) J.T.H (@ratherbeatlunch) and Stone Cold Steve Baker (@SteveBakewood) to talk about his latest book WALK TALL – A younger readers’ edition of JIm Stynes’ biography; My Journey.     Warwick talks about his [Read more]

AFL Round 19 – Preview: Tribunal Raffle Time again

Sal Ciardulli on Ty Vickery, Round 19, and the Friars fight to keep clear of the drop zone.

To Boo Must Become Taboo

Joe Moore argues that buying a ticket to a game doesn’t entitle fans to boo players. What sort of example does this set for the next generation of footy fans?

Thoughts, past and present, on Free Agency

in 2009, Sam Steele was unsure how free agency would play out. Five years on, he looks at some emerging free agency scenarios.

Adelaide Uni Greys/Footy Almanac pleasant Sunday afternoon lunch in Melbourne

Lunch. In Melbourne. All welcome.

Hear Rulebook deliver his speech: “How to be an avant-garde standover man in the liberal varsity environment”.

30 for 30 Australia

If a 30 for 30 were done on an Australian sporting topics what would they be. Edward P. Olsen has some suggestions. Your suggestions welcome.

When Harry met Jacquie: Talking footy while purchasing a bull at the sales in Glen Innes

Nank, in the market for a decent bull, heads to the tablelands of New England where he talks footy and settles on the possibility of a Swans-Cats Grand Final. [The bulls are well-named up there - Ed]

WAFL in the slop

Les Everett reports on a rather damp weekend of WAFL footy.

AFL Round 18 – Brisbane v Gold Coast: After the Flood

Don’t you hate it when you have one of those “I wish I’d thought of that witty comeback earlier” moments. Jamie Simmons had one at the ‘Gabba, and it would have been a beauty.

“Why are they booing Goodsey, Dad?”

Do people without principles boo people with principles? Glenn Potter puzzles over the booing of Adam Goodes.

Round 18 – Haiku Bob – thin ice

Dead branches, ice, clouds – Haiku Bob knows a slump when he sees one.

Doing Good With Good Friday Footy

Liam Quinn sets out the case for Good Friday Footy. Mandatory novelty cheque included.

Bloody brutality of boxing – mean intentions

According to Matt Watson, no man is built for boxing. Here’s his take on Golovkin v Geale.

FIDA Bulls charge into flag contention

The business end of the FIDA season is fast approaching and the Bulls are charging.

AFL Round 18 – Review: Roasting Rowdy

JTH spent Saturday night at Rowdy’s 50th birthday celebration where the family room became Bay 13 for 40+ revellers (and more?)

Be a good parent at the footy please

What do you do when a parent at the footy is swearing his head off in front of his toddler son? Craig Dodson ponders such behaviour.

Golovkin v Geale: Time Itself Stood Still

Gregor Lewis doesn’t buy into talk of boxer Daniel Geale being ‘exposed’ in his loss to Gennady Golovkin. Rather, he saw a true heart and an unwavering resolve.

AFL Round 18 – Hawthorn v Sydney: the threads of life, and footy

The company of good friends, an enthusiastic French exchange student, and a fine game of footy. Ian Latham coped with the Swans losing.

AFL Round 18 – Collingwood v Adelaide: A game in 33 questions

Dave Brown finds more questions than answers in his Crows win over the Magpies. Does the weight of their sleeve tatts cause the Collingwood players to run around in circles?

One Question for Max Papley

Daryl Baldock was a genius across many sports, not just footy. Warwick Nolan enquires if anyone has heard of Max Papley who partnered the great man to win a ‘double wicket’ cricket tournament in the 60′s.