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.

Almanac Racing – Alexandra Cup

Glen and his group of mug punters made it to Alexandra Race Club for their Cup meeting. And he left with money still in his pocket.

Almanac Racing: Broken Hill, St Patrick’s Race Meeting, 2017

A flight to Broken Hill sees Glen venture to the St Patrick’s racing meet.

Almanac Racing – Yea, it’s St Pat’s.

Glen was at Yea Racecourse on Saturday for the St Pat’s Cup and learns he should probably watch his punting.

AKA: The Blue and White Easybeats

Glen spent 30 years tearing his hair out on the sidelines and is now paying the price. Here are the players he blames for his thinning top.

The Land of my fathers: or whoevers!

With Johan Botha now an Australlan citizen, Glen is weighing up the argument for a leadership role for him in Australian cricket – which moves him to ask you to come up with all those players who have donned the caps of two nations.

World wide travelling with Australian coaches

Glen! picks a team of Australian Test cricketers who have coached other nations. Can you think of any more?