Victoria’s Ovens and Murray League held their white ribbon round on the weekend, and threw a number of local ‘derbies’ in to the mix (North Albury v Albury, Wodonga v Wodonga Raiders) for good mix. Glen and the lads from the Royal Oak headed to John Foorde Oval where the Corowa-Rutherglen Roos met Brendan Fevola’s Yarrawonga Pigeons
One of many racing enthusiasts here at the Almanac, Glen headed north to Corowa for some Riverina thoroughbred action.
Glen puts a team together of players who have played for the Tigers and the Pies in memory of Phil Walsh, who played for both clubs along with the Brisbane Bears in his football career.
Glen selects a team of Cats who found their way to Geelong from the Murray
Big day in Corowa this long weekend.
On a wintry day, Glen makes the drive from North Fitzroy to Corowa to see the Ovens and Murray fixture between Corowa-Rutherglen and Wodonga. [Beaut report on a country footy match which includes who the players are and who some of the people in the crowd are]
Glen traveled to Wellington and provides a reflection on ANZAC day and the Saints v Carlton match (nice touch naming the medals).
Purveyor of all things picnic and provincial thoroughbreds, Glenn and his crew head off to the high country to plunder the bookies bags as all roads lead to Corowa for the time-honoured Corowa Cup [and a visit to the Corowa Whiskey and Chocolate factory has just been added to the ‘to do’ list alongside Brown Brothers and the Milawa Cheese factory. – Ed]
Glen Davis ventures to Alexandra for a fine day out on the picnic racing circuit.
Glen Davis took off to Corowa for his final racing odyssey of 2014.
Glen heads to the Yea picnics which are full of character and helps celebrate Sister Olive’s 1921 Cup win with a nod to a decent old distance race. [Lovely day out – Ed]
Punters: Racing correspondent Glen reports in with a wrap of Saturday’s six-race card from Avoca in Victoria’s picturesque Pyrenees Ranges.
Our country racing correspondent, Glen Davis, had a bumper day out at Yea, with 3 winners saluting from 3 wagers! “Fill the Fridge” seems the best named galloper for punter and drinker alike.
Glen Davis ventured up to the Murray to spend Cup Day at Corowa.
Glen Davis loves a trip to the country races, as much for the colour and characters as for the horses. On Saturday Glen and his good lady ventured to the Avoca Cup, while a more modest affair was being staged at Caulfield.
Glen Potter journeyed to Tungamah for the fine local hospitality and to take in the Grand Final of the local footy league. Go Bears!
Aoteaora is home to many fine musicians and actors. What about Australian Rules footballers? Glen picks a side from The Land of The Long White Cloud.
Glen Davis chooses three British Empire Test Cricket teams: from Africa, the Caribbean and India. He welcomes your suggestions, especially for wicketkeepers!