This is an in interesting preview of the Carlton v Richmond clash from Adrian Eassom. Sorry it’s a little late. [I’ll cop the blame for that one – JTH. Apologies Adrian] So you can assess it in hindsight.
Get on down to the MCC Library on 12 April to hear Graeme Watson and Peter Bedford in conversation with Ronald Cardwell about his new biography of Test cricketer and Melbourne footballer, Harry Graham
Join The Footy Almanac crowd and our guest William McInnes at the North Fitzroy Arms as we kick off the 2017 footy season.
Announcing a new partnership with Footys4all and Marngrook Footy Show.
Round 1 sees Collingwood take on the reigning premiers Western Bulldogs. Cam Hooke previews the big clash and wraps up the action in the AFLW and netball.
Looking forward to tomorrow night in Hawthorn. Thanks to Boroondarra Library for the invitation. Always good to talk about M.J. Payne. And about writing generally.
This classic piece by Flag No. 10 was first published on the Talking Footy SA site. Once you’re on the wavelength you’ll be rewarded. [So original! – JTH]
Cam Hooke is a very happy Colingwood fan as they scored a clean sweep over the weekend in all competitions.
You will be happy to know that you can find a catalogue of each and every Almanacker’s stories by an author search. See how and good luck doing any work today!
Cam Hooke’s “all things Collingwood”, with bonus “Eddie Watch”. One for the True Believers.
Almanac Blind Tennis: Help locals to reach the inaugural Blind Tennis International Tournament – in Spain
Australians have been invited to compete at the inaugural Blind Tennis International Tournament, to be held in Spain, this May. A disability allowance only stretches so far – let’s get behind these everyday champs. [Link to a donations page appears in the article].
Holly Greatwich gets caught in a nasty situation at The Parade. A maniacal Port supporter, she finds herself completely engrossed in, and cheering for…the Crows. [Nice Almanac debut – JTH]
Leather Poisoning marks Women’s History Month and the launch of the national women’s football league with a series of special public programs, talks and events.
I Tipped This is a fun way to do your footy tipping this season. Give it a crack.
Cam Hooke is back with the latest Collingwood wrap including a big weekend for the women’s teams with first wins in the AFLW and Super Netball.
Deakin journalism student Marnie Cohen had heard her family’s stories about Arden Street. But the last VFL game was played there in 1985. On Sunday she returned with her father to see North put in their second solid performance of the pre-season. It meant a lot. [Nice debut piece – Ed]
A copy of the book of the season – The Doggies Almanac – and a quality print of Jim Pavlidis’s wonderful painting of Liam Picken’s Grand Final speccie.
It was such a brilliant season we just had to celebrate the Bulldogs magnificent premiership. Presenting…….The Doggies Almanac. Read about this special extra edition of the Almanac and order your copy here.
First published in The Guardian, this article by Joe Gorman takes a look at one of the country’s great football clubs, the Redcliffe Dolphins which turns 70 this year.