Almanac Racing: Riverina Racing

Glen capped off his holidays with a trip to the Corowa races.

Almanac Teams (and Music): Let There Be Rock!

The Almanac novelty teams rock on, as Glen! selects a team of rock ‘n’ rollers.

Almanac Funny Teams: A team of players from our wide brown land and all its features

Glen has come up with a team of players from our wide brown land, players whose names can reflect the land, with all its wonderous features.

Almanac Teams: The Zoo team

Our Almanac Teams are taking off! Glen has decided to try his hand at an ensemble – what do you think of his zoo?

Almanac Teams: Murray Kangaroos

Glen! has been inspired by both the fertile lands along the mighty Murray and resident Almanac Teams doyen, Phil Dimitriadis, to put together a team of Kangaroos hailing from either side of the river.

Almanac History: Moratorium

The Moratorium March, Royalty at the footy, the VFL’s first ever Sunday match, and VFL Park’s first game. 1970 was certainly a happening year for many things political, and footy wise, as Glen so articulately demonstrates.

ANZAC Day 1980

While modern ANZAC Day football may mean a clash between the Dons and the Pies, Glen recalls his first ANZAC Day at the footy in 1980 watching his Cats win in a thriller over the Hawks and expresses what the day means to his family.

When a player outscores a team

Prompted by Dustin Martin’s and Ben Brown’s outscoring of their opposing teams, Glen remembers some VFL games in which other players outscored teams. He is looking for other examples – perhaps from other leagues.

Almanac Funny Teams: A colourful team

Glen! has chosen a team of players whose names are colours or include colours. Has he missed any?

Corowa Cup 2018

Glen reports on fun and successful investments in both time and money at the 2018 Corowa Cup.

St Patrick’s Race Day Yea 2018

Glen! made his way to the St Patrick’s meeting at Yea and, as always, had a terrific day out.

A day (or two) at the races

Glen and friends went to Corowa to see his horse run, but racing is a mug’s game. So it was off to Merton for the picnics a few days later.

Almanac Racing: On the Pace @ Yea

Glen and Maryanne head to the Yea Picnics and follow leading hoop Courtney Pace. With the storm brewing they needed to get out, and to get out. But, as always, a great day was had by all.

They’re running @ Corowa

Corowa Racing Club held its pre-Cup meeting on Monday. Glen was there in the Members.

The Footballing Cordners (first published in the Town Crier)

Glen! gives an outline of the famous Cordner family. This yarn first appeared in Town Crier.

Victoria v Springboks, July 3 1971

Glen recounts July 1971, when the Springboks played Victoria, on the verge of their apartheid ban.

Season 2017: Fragen von einem, arbeiter der liest

This season has delivered a large amount of close games with small margins. Glen asks if there has been another season quite like 2017.

Almanac Footy History: The Diamond from the Creek

Glen! tells the story of the great Gordon Coventry who came from an orchard in Diamond Creek. This story first appeared in Town Crier.

Almanac Cricket: An Indigenous 11?

Australian cricket hasn’t fared too well with Indigenous participation. What does this say about the game?

Remember May 22

Glen looks back at the cancelled 1970 South African cricket tour of England and the events that led to the decision.