What’s the Almanac worth to us?
Our 2014 cover model and son of Almanac favourite Enzo will join us for dinner at the Royal Melbourne Hotel on April 1.
Tipsters. Sign up now. A few excellent options. (Includes ordinary tipping comp, Top 8, Gigs Ladder Ladder, I Tipped This and the Almanac-Fitzroy Rotary Pick One]
It’s decision day for 34 current and former players at the Hangar in Tullamarine. Will the tribunal findings put a much needed full-stop on the story, or do we all just end up at another square-dance?
In the wake of the death of 23 year old Queensland boxer Braydon Smith comes this piece from Rick Sarre, Professor of Law at the University of South Australia, who calls for boxing and cage fighting to be banned. Very interesting reading.
Join the Rotary Fitzroy Pick One Competition. Help a community organisation – and win cash.
Matt Quartermaine’s latest show Breaking Dad premières this week and runs for four nights. Come along.
Lou reflects on the ANZAC coincidence in the World Cup final.
The final of the ICC 2015 World Cup looms large. If the usual trans-Tasman rivalry wasn’t enough to heat this one up, there’s also four years (and countless Bledisloe Cup meets) worth of bragging rights at stake. In the words of Tom Greenaway; “New Zealand could be the holders of both the Rugby and Cricket World Cups simultaneously.” Share your words with us, all are welcome.
The FIFA World Cup generated huge interest in the States, the ICC World Cup barely a blip.
In this piece from Bruce Berglund’s The Allrounder, three Americans discuss being passionate about cricket in the US:
We’re always proud of the input from our younger writers as each season progresses. On the eve of the 2015 AFL season, we put the call out there for younger writers to get involved with the Almanac. All are welcome, and encouraged! [includes a brilliant video in support of our crowdfinding push from Kaisha, with the backing of her parents. – Ed]
We’re putting the question out there, and asking for your wish-list.
Letter to the editor taken from the Adelaide Advertiser. A true blue smack down on all those who moan about the cost of having a bite at the footy.
Calling the Almanac community: Can you help identify who is in this century old image?
Any Almanackers keen to attend the British Open golf at St Andrews? Here are some details of how you can.
The Wheeler Centre hosts a discussion on women and footy writing with panel of first-round [literary] draft picks including Catherine Harris, Nicole Hayes, Miriam Sved and Triple R’s Alicia Sometimes from The Breakfasters. Get along and get involved!
The Melbourne Comedy Festival gets underway this week and Almanacker Damian Callinan brings his acclaimed show; ‘The Lost WW1 Diary’ to the Melbourne Town Hall.
Should we be worried True Believers? Cam Hooke searches for some reassurance following the Pies lacklustre display against the Bulldogs on Saturday evening.
If you like your cricket and you like your live theatre, then April 12th is your perfect storm of cricket-themed theatre. Read more…