Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Tricky Bryan wins plus a new golf movie

Hamish Neal, as always, covers the world of golf from all angles. Will new golf movie “Tommy’s Honour” match “Caddyshack” and “Happy Gilmore” at the box office??

Round 4 – Hawthorn v Geelong: Interview with Clarko

Gareth Meyer resorts to the humor of John Clarke to raise a smile out of Hawks supporters.

Almanac Baseball: Opening Day MLB 2017

Madison MadBum Bumgarner does something quite remarkable on MLB Opening Day. Brian the Ruminator tells the story. [I think we’re going to enjoy The Ruminator]

Almanac Snooker: On Ronnie O’Sullivan

On the eve of the World Snooker Championships, Neil Drysdale recalls his conversation with the mercurial Ronnie O’Sullivan. [And have a look at Ronnie’s 147 break – JTH]

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – At last for Garcia

Hamish Neal with the latest on world golf – and there is much to write about, after another dramatic US Masters.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Flying high

Collingwood had a big win over the weekend and Cam Hooke is getting excited about their prospects for 2017. The VFL season kicks off this weekend and the Magpies are in the top of the Super Netball. A good time to be a Pies supporter.

Round 3 – Richmond v West Coast: Lids and a Jenga Tower Bound To Fall

Richmond are sitting pretty at 3-0 in season 2017. Jack Banister is bracing himself for the usual Tiger experience of a come down and a 9th finish, but you never know.

The Heartbreak of the Stawell Gift

As Easter approaches, David Griffin discusses some Stawell Gift history.

Special Olympics – Swimming: Please Let Me Win

Kate’s sporting kite crashed at the Special Olympics Victorian State Games on Saturday, but Dips helping out at the games, says, his daughter can learn from her experience and recover from her loss to once again fly her kite high. {If you do nothing else today, read this – JTH]

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: What might have been

It was a tough weekend for Collingwood supporters with 3 losses across the board. However, Cam Hooke is looking at the positives as the Magpies could have had two wins to their name.

PB’s Rant: Lawyers and TV – the lunatics are running (ruining?) my asylum

Peter Baulderstone fires both barrels at video decision making infecting golf, cricket, footy – and society by extension. Crap decisions over the weekend and three days off the grog and sugar can make a man cranky.

Almanac League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 4 2017

NRL Round 4 has wrapped up and the Sydney Roosters and Melbourne Storm remain undefeated. Hamish Neal has the latest news.

Junior Sports: Where Can They Play?

In a world of high density housing developments where the focus is on profit, just where are our junior sportspeople supposed to train and play?

Almanac Women’s Footy Lunch: Ange Pippos and Breaking the Mould (April 21)

This Women’s Footy Almanac Lunch features writer, thinker and broadcaster Ange Pippos and her new book Breaking the Mould.

NRL Round 2 – Canberra v Cronulla: Be-bop-a-lula, he’s our Brailey

Cronulla Sharks proved their doubters wrong on the weekend, avoiding the premiership hangover by getting their first win of the season in Round 2. And it was a thrashing, writes Paul Macadam.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Four from four

Cam Hooke is a very happy Colingwood fan as they scored a clean sweep over the weekend in all competitions.

Almanac League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 2 2017

Round 2 of the NRL in review, courtesy of Hamish Neal.

Almanac Boxing (and Gangster Life): The story of Ted Whiting

Who was Ted Whiting? And why would John Harms run into his rich story? Read historian Michael Shelford’s piece about Ted Whiting (originally published in The Guardian in 2013).

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – DJ wins again, Open time in New Zealand

Hamish Neal’s collection of golf news, notes and thoughts from the week across the globe covering another win for the men’s world number one Dustin Johnson, and this weekend’s New Zealand Open.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: A Curate’s Egg

Cam Hooke’s “all things Collingwood”, with bonus “Eddie Watch”. One for the True Believers.