Round 22 – Collingwood v Gold Coast: The Ground’s Half Empty

Luke Reynolds gets Reckless with his Collingwood at Dockland experience, with apologies to Australian Crawl.

Round 21 – Western Bulldogs v Collingwood: Bontempelli & Bucks’ Billy Goats

Luke Reynolds seems a bit gruff after another “honourable loss” by Collingwood. There’s no escape.

Round 19 – Collingwood v West Coast: Footy and music in Carringbush

Footy and a great gig. What more can you ask for! Luke Reynolds has a memorable day out with his younger sister.

Round 18 – Collingwood v North Melbourne: Even colder (Floreat Pica Society)

Luke Reynolds writes for the Floreat Pica Society this week; reporting on a Magpie first quarter that was colder than “a mother-in-law’s stare.”

Round 15 – Carlton v Collingwood: Beating Carlton more important than Election Result

A full board of Saturday commitments but for Luke Reynolds beating Carlton was the most important outcome of July 2.

Almanac Music: Gig Review – The Living End at The Forum, 23/06/16

One of Australia’s finest live rock bands, The Living End, were in Melbourne last week. Luke Reynolds was there at the Forum to see them live (and to report for the Almanac).

Round 10 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: He Says, She Says

Luke Reynolds was stuck at home watching Collingwood play the Bulldogs. Mrs R, in her writing debut for the Almanac, co-writes from an alternate point of view about a family day watching the footy at home.

Round 9 – Collingwood v Geelong: I love Melbourne, I love footy

In town for Good Beer Week, Luke Reynolds is able to celebrate a Collingwood win with fellow good beer lovers at GABS instead of drowning his sorrows.

Round 7 – Collingwood v Carlton: I Hate Footy

For Luke Reynolds, his sporting passion comes in black and white, Collingwood and Newcastle United fan and neither are delivering the goods.

Round 4 – Collingwood v Melbourne: Axl, Jesse & the Round 4 Crisis

Luke Reynolds ponders the effect of some big “late ins” on Sunday morning while watching Collingwood explode. (Clever – Ed.)

Round 3 – St Kilda v Collingwood: Not many positives

For Luke Reynolds, there were few positives for his Magpies while St Kilda celebrated their big day out.

NAB Challenge | Geelong v Collingwood: Cash, queues and an 11-goal quarter

Luke Reynolds was there for “Collingwood visiting for a NAB Challenge game… the biggest thing to happen in G-Town since the Belmont K-Mart became open for 24 hours a day.”

How to Save ODI Cricket – Bring Back the Gold Cap

For the good of ODI cricket, the baggy gold must be returned.

Australia v West Indies – MCG Test, Day 2: Corporate (box) Cricket

Luke Reynolds, man of the people, heads behind glass at the MCG for the first time. “The barramundi is a highlight”. Shame about the contest.

The Ballad of Shaun Marsh

James S & the Jolimont Street Band have released their latest single. But it’s a 33 not a 45, just like the subject’s average.

Australia v New Zealand – Gabba Test, Day 2: Beach Cricket, Olympics & Bondi

Luke Reynolds on one of the most tumultuous days in cricket history. Really.

Australia’s Best Team of 2015/16: Discuss

Luke Reynolds reminds us it’s cricket season and for all the talk on this site about next year’s line-ups for AFL sides, what about the Australian Test team and ODI team?

Round 19 – Collingwood v Carlton: The umps have been terrible – except for Uncle Adam!

Classic Reynolds: family, travel, people, music (Mark Seymour), footy – all the good stuff. And this match report contains a gem about one of the boundary umpires. [Really enjoyable Luke – JTH]

The Ashes 2015 – First Test, Day 3: Watto, Wales and Wasted Opportunities

Luke Reynolds reviews Day 3 of the First Ashes Test in Cardiff. In a day that he describes belonged to England and was a missed opportunity for Shane Watson to put his mark on the game.

A Tribute To Ryan Harris

An appreciative Luke Reynolds casts his eye over the career of Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris, who was forced by injury to retire from all forms of the game.