Bold sporting predictions… for 2037

Twenty years have passed, and the world of sport has undergone a semi-revolution. Luckily, Hamish Neal is here to guide us through 2037’s sporting landscape.

Tennis anyone?

Worried about the lack of interest at his local tennis club, Joeya shares his opinions and predictions for the upcoming Australian Open.

Almanac Soccer – A-League 1,000: The Chasing Edition

Hamish Neal previews the exciting round 15 matches this weekend including the top four battle between Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Thomas and Matsuyama go 1-2 again, European Tour set to return for 2017

Hamish Neal wraps up all of last week’s happenings on the golf circuit.

Almanac Summer: Bombs!


Send us your summer photo and we’ll post it.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – PGA Tour returns for 2017 but a questionable Rio legacy

Hamish Neal’s column ‘Golf Capital’ is back. He builds on his pre-Christmas successes with some thoughts ont his weekend’s tournamnets – and beyond. He’s also got his finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the world of sponsorship and marketing.

The Ripview Swim Classic in Point Lonsdale is over for another year

Anyone for ocean swimming? Col takes us through some of the trials and tribulations of the sport.

Whitsundays and the days are easy, so sports aplenty

Steve’s on holidays and happy about local (Fitzroy) prospects in the NBA.

Almanac Pro-running: The Bay Sheffield is run and won (and so is the Burnie Gift)

Paul Young tells us what happened in the time-honoured Bay Sheffield and in the time-honoured Burnie Gift. [Hope you took your lead from his form guide last month – Ed]

Almanac Darts: World Championships Final is on right now – MVG v Anderson

This should be a cracker. MVG was phenomenal (hos own word) yesterday v Barney, and Anderson won’t go down without a fight.

The 5 NBA and 11 NFL games of Christmas.

Paul Campbell gives us a comprehensive low down on the NBA and NFL games played over Christmas. There was plenty more than turkey and plum pudding happening in the States

Almanac Pro-running: The famous Bay Sheffield Form Guide

The Bay Sheffield is South Australia’s Stawell Gift, run between Christmas and New Year at Glenelg. Each year the organisers produce a must-read form guide. This year’s has wound up in our hands [thanks Youngy]. Who wins?

Wrestling with Reality – Part One

Mario Milano passed away on the weekend. Our sympathies go to the Milano family. No doubt many will remember him and his wrasslin’ opponents. It reminded us of Phil Dimitriadis’s piece from a few years ago. There are many memories in the piece and in the comments which follow.

Almanac Basketball: The best game ever

Almanac debutant Ethan Stone had a ripper in his basketball grand final, which his team won convincingly. A great story.

Almanac Netball: A Performance for One

Sara Black’s keen observations of the netball parent. Have you seen any like this at your local courts?

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Matsuyama continues to win, Woods goes low on Friday

Hamish Neal’s weekly column: a collection of golf news, including a look at Tiger Woods’ return, plus his thoughts for the weekend’s big tournament – the Hong Kong Open.

Almanac Amateur Boxing – “Keep your heads up; no holding; no low blows; and good luck”

Luke Stegemann, writer, thinker and amateur boxing referee, takes you inside the Queensland scene, inside the ring. And inside his own thoughts; thoughts of boxing and of the role of boxing [Superb – Ed].

Almanac Cycling: Chapeau Jack

Australian Cyclist Jack Bobridge has retired, Dave Parker pays tribute to an extraordinary career.

Opportunity for a young commentator

Keiran Deck presents an opening for an aspiring commentator to try their hand at the Australian Volleyball League finals this Saturday. A great opportunity.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Danish delight in Melbourne, Woods returns

It wouldn’t be Wednesday without Hamish Neal’s comprehensive golf round up, with last week’s World Cup review a feature.