And then there were four. Who will win these 2016 Preliminary finals?
State of the footy nation: time to address a few issues about good ordinary football at the second tier.
Terry Logozzo’s comment on Rulebook’s recent piece about second tier comps is worthy of being a post in its own right. So here it is.
Another Tasmanian OSFA Grand Final match report, this time from Bill Eagle (or Bille Trethewie and friends) on how Tasmania University Football Club defeated Richmond in both seniors and reserves.
There comes a time when your choice of Footy Club is questioned, Andrew Herscovitch shares the moment when his faith in Geelong was stretched.
Rotary Tip One update: 10 on the Hawks, 4 on the Doggies, 12 on Sydney and 7 on the Crows.
Join John Harms in conversation with Geoffrey Blainey and the author of this work, Mark Pennings. Thursday 22 September at the MCC Library. Details here.
Tony Hardy wrote this piece early in the season – but it was never published. He had something to say about how his Richmond are packaging game day and what it says about how the club understands itself. Where, he asks, is the football?
For Gary Caulfield it’s a matter of colour and shorts, Geelong’s shorts and the clash jumpers.
cold girl fever writes about something very dear to her heart – learning to love football. [A terrific footy story – Ed]
It’s 50 years since City-South won the Tasmanian State Premiership, now part of South Launceston, Jim Fidler remembers when local footy was all that existed and winning the Premiership was the greatest prize in Football.
Some Asia Hawks network News. Always good to hear from Geoff Gold and his merry band.
An update on the big lunch on September 30. Reserve your places now!
Richard Colless launches Jan Courtin’s book at the SCG, this is a video of his speech where he talks about the value of true believers in a Footy Club.
This Sunday get down to the aptly named Piranha Park in Coburg to watch the Grand Finals of the VWFL, women’s footy at its best.
Surely there is an Almanacker deserving of the 2016 AFL Fan of the Year, or maybe the entire team? Vote for your 2016 AFL Fan of the Year.
If you’re looking for a copy of Play On (which includes Loose Men Everywhere) you can find out more about it here. [Also, read some critics’ comments about the three books which make up Play On – Ed]
Speaker: John Harms, ‘The Almanac: a lens into life, sport and the Universe?’ – details inside.
Jaeger O’Meara wants to play for Hawthorn in 2017. What does that mean?
The Albatross reports on Minyip-Murtoa’s two Football and Netball Grand Finals, Go Burras!