Round 3 – Hits and Misses

After a chaotic weekend of football and weather, Tom Riordan reflects on how quickly fortunes can change in a week.

Round 2 – Hits and Misses

After a big weekend of footy, Tom Riordan reviews Round 2 and what the results mean for the teams.

Almanac Racing: The Championships begin

This weekend sees Randwick’s prestigious autumn carnival, The Championships, take place with plenty of talent taking part. Bendigo will complement the action in Randwick with solid races.

Round 1 – Hits and Misses

Tom Riordan has been to the last seven games of footy at the MCG, including all three during round one. He picks out some talking points from the weekend’s entertaining set of matches.

Alamanac Racing: Who wins the Diamond?

Tom Riordan previews Blue Diamond Stakes day at Caulfield. If you can make a strong case for a runner in the Diamond, he will listen.

Almanac Racing: Lightning Puzzle

Tom Riordan previews the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes, mounting a case for most horses in the race. Good luck, punters!

Almanac Racing: An Orr-some Saturday

Winx is set to rule again in Sydney, while the Blue Diamond Preludes support a group one meeting at Caulfield. Tom Riordan runs his eye over this weekend’s racing.

Almanac Racing: Rio’s Racing

Crio’s taken leave from his weekly post, handing the reins to son Tom to cover the Valley’s mediocre Chinese New Year meeting and an intriguing nine races at Caulfield on Saturday.

Almanac Soccer: A-League Preview, Part Two

Part two of Tom Riordan’s 2016/17 A-League season preview.

Almanac Soccer: A-League Preview, Part One

The A-League season is not far away so Tom Riordan begins casting his eyes over the teams for coming season.

Round 20 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: The Dogs of More

Tom Riordan never thought 2016 was going to be the year of the Dog, nor did he think the ‘Roos could go all the way. Thrilled with Saturday’s win, he’s sure that the only way is up for the ‘Dogs.

Almanac Nudity: “We’ve Got a Freaker!” (from The Guardian)

Tomorrow will mark 41 years since English Test cricket’s first streaker, an incident remembered John Ashdown in The Guardian.

A-League Finals: Up for grabs

Tom Riordan’s preview of the first week of the A-League finals. He also has a fair idea who’ll win the whole shebang

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: An MCC debut to remember

Tom Riordan, Doggies supporter, breaks his duck at the MCC Members with a beauty.

What happens in the next chapter of Australian cricket?

Tom Riordan on what may occur as a new chapter of Australian cricket begins in the upcoming summer of cricket.

The Magic of the Cup

Tom Riordan welcomes with open arms the FFA Cup, which is back for its second edition, and foresees a bright future for the competition.

Round 18 – Essendon v Western Bulldogs: We beat Essendon: the season’s a success.

Nightmares were banished, finals look a certainty, and Crameri kicked seven. Sunday could hardly have been better for Tom Riordan.

Two games from oblivion

Tom Riordan explains how he fell for the doomed Tranmere Rovers.

Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v West Coast: A False Dawn?

Yet another rebuild is launched from the Whitten Oval. So while Tom Riordan welcomes the points, he urges caution about getting carried away.

Asian Cup Final: Australia won, because that’s what Australians do

Tom Riordan relives all the excitement of a nerve-shattering, breath-taking Asian Cup Final – with Ange and the new generation triumphing in a pulsating 120 minutes.