Almanac Weekend Sports Results -29-5-16

The latest football results from around Australia and sporting results from around the world.

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros – Euro ’76 (Yugoslavia)

Euro ’76 was held in Yugoslavia, would Czechoslovakia take their first title or was West Germany going to go back to back? Dennis Gedling provides another classic in the build up to Euro ’16.

Priorities of the Jarryd’s – A few observations from afar

Tony Robb provides some thoughts on the AFL’s venture into netball and a few other things along the way.

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros: Euro ’72 (Belgium)

Denis Gedling continues his lead up to Euro 2016 with a retrospective of Euro ’72, played in Belgium.

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 11 2016

Hamish Neal runs his eyes over the last full round of NRL before State of Origin. Which team has now twice blown a lead of 12 points or more?

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 22-5-16

All the latest sporting results fit for publishing

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros-Euro ’68 (Italy)

Dennis Gedling revisits Euro ’68 with Italy’s win in the 1968 European Football Championships.

A-League Off-Season: O’Toole’s journey to the Roar

Hamish Neal writes about Connor O’Toole the latest Australian footballer to have spent time at the renowned Seiritsu Gakuen High School in Japan to then go on and gain a first team deal with a professional club.

Almanac Silly Buggers: Hail the brave half-marathoners of the Great Ocean Road

J Dunne and C Allan completed the half marathon the other day and wound up in the drink (not on the drink) with a couple of renowned athletes.

NRL Round 10 – Knights v Sharks: Slaughter

When Cronulla played Newcastle gulfs in experience and quality were bound to be evident reports Paul Macadam.

Almanac Weekend Sport Results 15-5-16

All the weekend sporting results worth knowing.

Almanac Hurling: Waterford v Clare – Ireland Division 1A Final Replay

After drawing the Division 1A final recently, Waterford and Clare “came back next week” for the replay. As reported in The Irish Times, the replay was a cracker – held yesterday in Thurles, County Tipperary.

Almanac Weeekend Sports Results 9-5-2016

All the weekend’s sporting results worth knowing.

Round 6 – Melbourne v St Kilda: We’re back!

Yoshi enjoys his day off dancing, singing karoake and watching his Saints come marching in at the Coolabah Pub in Osaka. If every weekend could be this good.

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 2-5-2016

All the weekend’s sporting results worth knowing.

Almanac NRL: Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 9 2016

Round 9 of the NRL and Hamish Neal provides an insightful round up.

Almanac Boxing: Zac Dunn v Les Sherrington – A view from the fighters

Zac Dunn and Les Sherrington prepare for their fight Saturday night.

Justin Clarke and Concussion in the AFL

With Justin Clarke’s recent retirement from the game, Noel presents insight into the concussion issue in football.

UQCC Old Boys vs Antiquarians: A Very Greek Tragedy

On the 9th day of the 4th month, 2016 A.D, two combatants meet for the Siege of Henzell, one side would salute victory while the taste of defeat greets the vanquished. [A classic – Ed]

The gentleman of Australian Boxing: Scott Brouwer

In this profile of former boxer Scott Brouwer, David G sees him as a contradiction, out of place in the rough and tumble world that is professional boxing in Australia.