Almanac Memories : ‘ave a good weekend.

In this tribute to Max Walker, Glen also asks recalls other VFL players and cricketers who combined their sports.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Palmer farewelled, Hazeltine bound

From Arnold Palmer to the Ryder Cup, Hamish Neal covers all that’s happening in the golfing world.

Almanac Art: Remastering an 8-bit classic – Swans v Dogs

Mike Hugo has remastered Swans and Bulldogs characters into eight bit digital art.

Almanac Opinion: Growing sick of sport!

Some thoughtful insights from Neil about why he has become sick of sport.

Almanac Golf: Arnold Palmer tribute

The sporting world has lost two charismatic figures this year in Ali and now Palmer. Neil Drysdale pays tribute to Golfing immortal Arnold Palmer.

Almanac Books: Champions All extract – Grand Finals 2000s

Champions All is finally out. 700 pages of punchy stories from 171 legends of the game over 8 decades of AFL/VFL footy. Today’s extract has players discussing the Grand Finals in the 2000s.

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Finals Week Three

Hamish Neal on the players and stats that matter, ahead of NRL Grand Final 2016: Melbourne v Cronulla.

Will there be peace in the footy wars?

With the NRL and AFL’s respective finales approaching, eminent Australian economist and former Adelaide Uni Blacks footballer Tim “Plug” Harcourt writes on “football multiculturalism” and the various football codes of Australia. What’s the state of play?

Almanac Golf: RIP Arnold Palmer – Long Live the King

The Golfing World mourns Arnold Palmer, one of the greatest golfers in history.

Finals Week 3: A week of underdogs in both codes

Nick Kossatch on the incredible simultaneous stories of AFL Dogs and NRL Sharks.

Almanac League: NRL Preliminary Final Preview – Cronulla v North Queensland

Preliminary Finals in the NRL and Paul Macadam is toey, his Sharks are seeking their first ever premiership and have a scratchy prelim finals record while the Cowboys, are defending their Flag. Promises to be a classic match, winner into the GF.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Chun breaks major record, playoff finale time in Atlanta

Hamish Neal continues his weekly Golf summary with News, Opinions and player performance notes.

Almanac Documentary: Paris or the Bush – The Story of the Cods

Peter Crossing reviews Paris or the Bush – The Story of the Cods, a documentary on an extraordinary rowing crew from Murray Bridge. [Read this! I am so looking forward to seeing this doco. JTH]

Almanac Paralympics: A Question of Elite

The Rio 2016 Paralympics are over and DaveP questions why the respective sports and the athletes are not considered Elite.

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Finals Week Two 2016

Hamish Neal and his regular five metre gap looks at the points you may have missed from the second weekend of the NRL finals.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – DJ wins at Crooked Stick, this time for the major in France

Hamish Neal is back with his comprehensive weekly golf column, covering the PGA and European tours as well as the LPGA circuit. Includes some breaking Tiger Woods news.

Almanac Soccer: The Tykes and The Lilywhites

Rod Oaten’s Barnsley FC has made a good start to the Championship. Fingers are crossed.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Hawthorn: Boxers, ballet and our glorious bastard of a game

With a heartbreaking loss on Friday night, Trucker Slim admired the game, its theatre and poetry in motion. In his words, “Footy is a glorious bastard of a game. It is cruel and capricious, scintillating and rewarding and none of this is in equal measure”. [Great read – Ed]

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Finals Week One 2016

Hamish Neal on the NRL Finals – with Melbourne and Cronulla each winning a week’s rest before their Preliminary Finals.

NRL Finals Week 1 – Canberra v Cronulla: Keep the light on

Paul McAdam, Cronulla man, brings us this beauty from the NRL Finals pressure cooker. “It feels like a turning point. Not just for this season, but potentially in the history of the club…”