Almanac Teams: Follically Challenged Left-Footers

Damian Balassone presents a team inspired by not just left footers, but those lacking in the upstairs dermal department too.

The Night Footballer

Whimsy from our Poet at the Desk, Damian Balassone.

Cricket Caste System

Some cricket poetry from our Poet at the Desk, Damian Balassone.

Almanac Poetry: Gerard Whate

Whimsy from our Poet at the Desk, Damian Balassone.

Almanac (Cricket) Poetry: Mike Gatting

Damian Balassone has some (poetic) fun with Mike Gatting.

Almanac Poetry: Allan Border’s Form Slump

A little poemsy from Damian Balassone.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry: My Nonna

Damian Balassone’s Nonna has a clear view of the footy codes.

Almanac Footy Poetry: Battle of the Football Codes

Poems for three of the footy codes from Damian Balassone.

Don Scott’s Dimple

Damian Balassone has written his latest poem about Hawthorn great Don Scott and his prominent dimple.

Lewis Melican

Damian Balassone writes about Swan Lewis Melican in this poem.

Running with the Bulls

Damian Balassone’s latest poem is a humorous take on the Running of the Bulls. You’ve got to watch yourself when running from an angry bull.

In Praise of Carbohydrates

Damian Balassone reminds us of the the importance of the farinaceous.

The Arm of Harmes

An ode to Wayne Harmes from Damian Balassone.

Alex Fasolo

Damian Balassone accurately portrays the inaccurate Alex Fasolo….

Buckley’s Paddock

An inside 50 lament from DB.

Gary Ablett

Damian Balassone has written a poem about God himself, Gary Ablett.

Shane Morwood

Damian Balassone pens a poem to Collingwood and Sydney backman Shane Morwood.

Tackling Bontempelli

Damian tackles the Bont, in verse!

The Common Denominator

A quatrain by Damian Balassone, an ode to Wayne Johnston.

Caught Lillee Bowled Marsh

Rod Marsh bowling at the WACA with Dennis Lillee keeping? Damian Balassone faces up to this reverse combination in his latest short poetry piece.