Fitzroy Rotary Pick – Round 10

Peter Hille updates us with the latest selections for Fitzroy Rotary Club. Get your tips in.

About Sir Doug Nicholls (from the Australian Dictionary of Biography)

Who is Sir Doug Nicholls after whom this round is named.

Find out from his entry in The Australian Dictionary of Biography (written by Richard Broome, published by MUP).

An open letter to Tom Wills

With just a few days to go in the crowdfunding campaign to raise the necessary cash to repair Tom Wills grave, Marius Cuming has penned this letter to Tom.

Fitzroy Rotary Pick: Update after R9

Peter Hille updates us with the latest selections for Fitzroy Rotary Club.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 10 Preview

Massive game for the Pies, and the Dogs this week. With a resounding win against Geelong, Collingwood believers are keeping it one week at a time. Here’s Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life Round 10 preview. How do Pies (and Dogs fans) think this one will pan out? [Includes analysis, predictions, links to media comment. Comprehensive – Ed]

Rotary Lunch: John Harms, Alicia Sometimes and Nicole Hayes at Brunswick St. Oval (May 28)

Come one, come all, to the Brunswick Street Oval for lunch this Saturday (May 28). John Harms will chat with Alicia Sometimes and Nicole Hayes – editors of the book “From the Outer: footy like you’ve never heard it.” [Bookings are open – Ed].

The numbers game: Numbering of football players in Australia

Almanac History: How and when did the numbering of players begin across the codes of football in Australia? Roy Hay calls for interested parties to join the search.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 9 Review

With a quality win over Geelong, Cam Hooke’s Collingwood believers are encouraged to be seriously optimistic and keep the faith.

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 22-5-16

All the latest sporting results fit for publishing

Fitzroy Rotary Pick Round 9: Fighting Fury and Feathers Fly

Peter Hille updates us with the latest selections for Fitzroy Rotary Club.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 9 Preview (Follow up)

Cam with a quick follow up about

AFL Football- A game of moments

Poppy Penny on how AFL football is a game of moments when discussing the injury to Bob Murphy.

Tom Wills Project: Auction of rare book

As part of the Tom Wills grave restoration project Gareth Andrews has donated a copy of the wonderful and rare book Wills Way. We are auctioning it here on the site.

Almanac Music: Frank Yamma on Tour

Frank Yamma, one of Australia’s most significant Indigenous songwriters is performing at Montrose Town Centre on the 28th. Well worth it!

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 9 Preview

After Collingwood’s dominant display over Brisbane, Cam Hooke and his believers will take it one week at a time

Northcote Park FC – Bronik Davies: Our Leader is right up with the best of them!

A tribute to Northcote Park’s very own Bronik Davies.

VAFA B Section Round 6 – Fitzroy v Old Brighton Grammarians: Of Politicians and Pickering W.

After the annual political lunch at Brunswick St Oval (thanks Rich Willingham), Fitzroy beat Old Brighton for the first time ever at home. King George!III reports on the lunch and the footy.

Book Launch: “The Biggest Game in Town: An analysis of the AFL’s Vilification Policy” (May 25)

You are invited to the book launch of “The Biggest Game in Town: An analysis of the AFL’s Vilification Policy” to be held on the morning of May 25 in Melbourne. Come along to support old Almanac friends Sean Gorman, Dean Lusher and Keir Reeves.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 8 review

With a big win over Brisbane, Cam Hooke’s Collingwood believers finally have a reason to smile.

Almanac Weekend Sport Results 15-5-16

All the weekend sporting results worth knowing.