The Week – Hamstring Weather is Here

Jack Banister’s week is pyjama-less. And his hockey team really needs a win.

Brunswick HC Under 10s Hook into Hockey

Looking for a sport for the kids? Hook into Hockey at Brunswick HC could be the answer.

Memories Almanac

Col has suggested the idea that an almanac of memories, of growing up and rites of passage of almanackers to be considered for publication. What do you think?

The Week: 7/7 – 14/7 – How did this happen?

This is the week that was, a bit of this, a bit of that, according to Almanacker JB.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Thitikul’s record, major golf gets trumped again

Hamish Neal is back with the latest golfing news from around the world including Australian Katherine Kirk’s win on the LPGA Tour.

Almanac Baseball: 2017 All Star Game

The MLB All Star Game had all the excitement and drama that you would expect and Brian has the action covered.

Almanac Boxing: Why does society put up with the brutal sport of boxing?

Jan Courtin has little to no time for boxing, a ‘so-called sport’ that she believes should be banned. She asks what do fans (and society) see in this sport where ‘prolonged and repeated brutal behaviour by one person upon another’ is encouraged?

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 18 2017

Melbourne Storm had an error-filled loss to the Eels and the Sydney Roosters won a tight one against South Sydney. Hamish Neal has all of the NRL Round 18 action covered.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Olympia glory for Kang as Fleetwood wins in France

Hamish Neal has all the latest golfing news covered including American Danielle Kang claiming her first major, Tommy Fleetwood rising to number 15 in the rankings and Kyle Stanley broke a five-year title drought.

Victoria v Springboks, July 3 1971

Glen recounts July 1971, when the Springboks played Victoria, on the verge of their apartheid ban.

NRL Round 17 – Eastern Suburbs v Cronulla: Later with Luke Lewis

Cronulla Sharks thrashed the Sydney Roosters in a game that restored faith for Paul Macadam.

Almanac Boxing: School teacher to champion

The Battle of Brisbane was a real fight. Horn is world champion. Australian boxing has a new face.

Almanac Golf – Hail to the Spieth, Ryu goes to number one

All the latest golfing news from around the world including Jordan Spieth recently beating PGA Tour winner Daniel Berger with a stunning hole-out in Connecticut. Hamish Neal also discusses a recent Malcolm Gladwell podcast episode that looks at issues affecting golf.

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – Origin II 2017

Queensland produced a spectacular comeback against New South Wales to level the Origin series at one game apiece. Hamish Neal has his take on the captivating game.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Koepka calm in the Hills, new PGA anti-doping regime

Catch up with the latest golf news from around the world with Hamish Neal. Brooks Koepka become the seventh straight first-time major winner, Brooke Henderson won her fourth LPGA title and Nicholas Fung won his first pro event with victory on the Asian Tour in the Thai holiday spot of Koh Samui.

Almanac Sailing: Auld Mug coming back to NZ says two-time Cup-winner Borrows

The Kiwis are on track to bring The America’s Cup back to New Zealand reports Hamish Neal.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Wisconsin’s new major venue as Berger doubles in Memphis

All the latest golf news from around the world including Ariya Jutanugarn’s first win in 2017 to return to the world number one position and Daniel Berger goes back-to-back in Memphis.

Almanac Surfing: Surfing and the middle-aged accountant

Following Dips O’Donnell’s excellent Queen’s Birthday weekend surfing piece, we thought we’d let you know where it all started. Here’s Dips’ first crack at the caper, a piece which was published in Long Bombs to Snake I.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: ‘There are days when you could give it up’

A heartbreaking loss to Melbourne on the Queen’s Birthday public holiday has seen the Pies slip to 11th on the ladder. Each game from here on in has so much significance for a team determined to play finals footy in 2017.

Happy Queenslanders this weekend!

Jan Courtin is a very happy lady as teams from the Sunshine State have successful results over the weekend. And now for Origin II.