Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Pies weekends are getting worse (oh dear!)

The latest installment in Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life brings all the latest on the AFL, Magpies Netball, and the VFL. Get involved in the comment section!

Book Extract – Derby: David Wirrpanda

Derby is a book put together by David Whish-Wilson and Sean Gorman. It’s being launched by Dennis Cometti this Saturday. This is an extract featuring an interview with Dacid Wirrpanda.

VAFA B Section – Fitzroy v Peninsula: Category 5 El Nino shipwrecks Pirates

The Roys are 2-0 and their most observant fan (King) George! III puts it all in historical perspective.

Bob Lawless – ANZAC Day Tribute

Martin Croker has put together a powerful tribute to his Great Uncle Robert Leslie Lawless, a Lance Corporal who was killed in France on 22 April 2017.

Book Launch: Derby

A new book that captures the spirit of the West Australian Derby is having a launch hosted by Dennis Cometti.

Bob Murphy’s Speech on being made a Life Member of the AFL (via Speakola)

Bob Murphy’s speech on being made a Life Member of the AFL (via Speakola).

Rotary Club of Fitzroy “Pick One Winner Competition” – Round 5

Get involved in the Rotary Club of Fitzroy “Pick One Winner Competition”. Round 5 action kicks off tomorrow night.

Book Launch: Footy Tragic by Phil Tagell

Phil Tagell’s latest book ‘Footy Tragic’ is being launched Wednesday night. Come along to hear Phil’s stories about our great game.

Footy coaching of a different kind – Vale John Clarke

A classic piece of football related comedy from the late John Clarke.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: A week to forget for Bucks

It was a tough week to be a Pies fan with the AFL team losing to St Kilda in a dismal match. Cam Hooke looks forward this week to an old enemy in Essendon.

In search of All Along the Line (a request from Julie McInerney)

Julie McInerny has a story and a poem – read out some time in the 1930s. Apparently it’s in a book which Julie is looking for. Surely someone must be able to help? [Interesting – JTH]

Otherwise Silence

A night out. Poetically.

Almanac Invitation: Rotary Club of Fitzroy “Pick One Winner Competition” Kicks Off This Round

The Rotary Club of Fitzroy “Pick One Winner Competition” begins this round. Get involved today.

VAFA B Section – Parkdale v Fitzroy: Vultures D(r)own’d at Gerry Green Gurgler; Rory 7 Chuck 0 since 2012

(King) George! III evokes (King) Lear in this jaunty report of the excellent Roys victory down by the seaside on Saturday. [Sounds like King George is revving his engines at the corner of Bell and St George’s and is about to fly – JTH]

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Flying high

Collingwood had a big win over the weekend and Cam Hooke is getting excited about their prospects for 2017. The VFL season kicks off this weekend and the Magpies are in the top of the Super Netball. A good time to be a Pies supporter.

Almanac Invitation: Rotary Club of Fitzroy “Pick One Winner Competition”

Peter Hille from the Rotary Club of Fitzroy with “Greetings and welcome to the 31st year of the Pick One Winner Competition…” It kicks off with AFL Round 4. Get involved – details within.

Balcony Banter: Round 2 – Melbourne v Carlton

Dr Matt Harvey takes us through his favourite moments spent at the ‘G while telling the story of a brave Blues effort.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: What might have been

It was a tough weekend for Collingwood supporters with 3 losses across the board. However, Cam Hooke is looking at the positives as the Magpies could have had two wins to their name.

Almanac Lunch: Roy Hay and all things football, footy and sports history

Join sports historian Roy Hay for lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms this Friday 7 April.

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: Preview

Adrian Eassom analyses all the figures around contested possession in the lead-up to the Doggies-Swans match.