Blind Deaf and Clueless; Park cricket Returns

Phil Hill looks forward to the return of park cricket and umpiring in the Merks

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Thompson’s brickyard blitz, Fitzpatrick’s fourth European crown

Hamish Neal has the latest golf news covered including Lexi Thompson’s victory in Indianapolis plus a win for Matt Fitzpatrick in Switzerland after he beat a distracted Scott Hend in a playoff.

Eastern Districts Tennis Association Grand Final: East Torrens Kensington Gardens v Athelstone – Why Me?

Aidan Hammond played in a Grand Final; here is the story.

The Mega 2018 World Cup Qualifiers Wrap

Over the past 7 days we’ve seen 104 more matches around the world to take us the closer to see who the 32 will be to take part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia next June. This may take a while but stop worrying about how your team will get on in the finals and have a read.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Lewis wins then helps as Thomas takes fourth victory of 2017

The Almanac’s golfing expert Hamish Neal with all the golfing news, thoughts and notes from the week. A week which saw Justin Thomas claim his fourth win of the year, fellow American Stacy Lewis triumph in Portland whilst South African Hadyn Porteous won for the first time in Europe, and New South Welshman Travis Smyth won in Darwin on the Australasian PGA Tour.

The Junior Bye Round Mega Post

Aidan Hammond’s bye weekend still covered a couple of important personal victories.

Almanac Baseball: The Hunt for Red October

Are the Red Sox good enough to go all the way in October? Brian looks at their chances in the MLB.

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 26

Round 26 saw the Storm ensconced in first place so the ladder interest was around which team would get fourth spot (and secure a double-chance in the finals) plus who would finish eighth with three sides jostling for two places heading into the weekend.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – DJ triumphs in NY, Park continues stellar rookie season

A collection of golf news, thoughts and notes from the week which saw Dustin Johnson win the first event of the US PGA Tour’s season-ending FedEx Cup playoffs.

Almanac League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 25 2017 + CC Final

As the NRL season winds its way toward the finals, Hamish Neal gives us his weekly run-down

Juniors Almanacking – Memories of 10-year-olds. Brilliant.

It’s book week. This is David Wilson’s story of volunteering to take a couple of sessions at his children’s school on “the writing of a memory.” A rare privilege.

Everyone’s Bob

With the looming retirement of Bob Murphy, Jack Banister reflects on Murphy’s writing and the 2016 flag, and says thanks.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – USA Solhiem Cup triumph, Norris’ wins in Fiji

44 year old South Australian Jason Norris’ win in the Fiji International headlines Hamish Neal’s comprehensive weekly golf wrap.

Odd Friday Lunch: Peter ‘Wheels’ Bedford

Join us this Friday for lunch with South Melbourne legend Peter ‘Wheels’ Bedford.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Thomas tops in Quail Hollow, Team USA set to defend Solheim Cup

Hamish Neal leads this week’s golf wrap with a maiden Major win for Justin Thomas

NRL Round 23 – Wests Tigers v Manly: Bucket list one shorter!

Mick Jeffrey crossed another item off his sporting bucket list with the visit to Leichhardt Oval to watch the Wests Tigers play Manly.

NRL Round 23: Brisbane v Cronulla – Time is tight

Cronulla Sharks suffered another loss but cling onto fourth spot. Paul Macadam is hoping for the Sharks to reverse their August form in time for the finals

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 23 2017

Round 23 in the NRL saw the Storm beat the Roosters (third) to extend their lead at the top of the ladder to six points whilst the Broncos (second) beat the Sharks (fourth.)

Sink or Swim?

I have been reading the recent reports in the press that Surf Lifesaving Queensland (SLSQ) is under threat of litigation over alleged failures in their duty of care. Surf Lifesavers are a remarkable Australian phenomenon, and their red and yellow cap is as iconic as Vegemite. A volunteer organisation that was founded over 100 years ago, they [Read more]

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Kim tames Kingsbarns, Carolina major time

Hideki Matsuyama tuned up for the PGA Championship with a WGC victory as outsider Chris Stroud prevailed in a playoff to claim the Barracuda Championship.