European Rugby League Under 19 Championship – Update and Wrap Up

Damian Roache wraps up his on-the-spot coverage of the European Under 19 Championships, just completed in Belgrade.

Almanac Rugby League – it’s hard to keep up lately

A few more high profile players call it quits; coaching swings and roundabouts; who’s hot and who’s cold; can you figure out Jarryd Hayne?

The Numbers Game (Part 2)

The musings of Matt Zurbo on the how teams entangle with communities in the smaller towns of Australia.

Almanac Books: Sons of Guns – family and football

The author of the book “Sons of Guns”, Matt Watson takes us through his relationship with family & footy, shares tidbits from the stars of his manuscript and the long, involved process it took to complete.

Almanac Golf – Golf Capital: Hall gets fame, Thomas wins before PGA defence

22 year old Georgia Hall winning the Women’s British Open headlines Hamish Neal’s comprehensive wrap of the week in golf.

I’ve not left the house in four days…

‘…sitting in a medical clinic the doctor peered at the x-ray and asked, “Have you ever broken your foot?”’
Mickey Randall’s old footy injury ‘came home to roost’ recently and it was straight to surgery to sort it out.

Almanac Rugby League – European Rugby League: Serbia hosts U/19s championship

Damian Roache is in Serbia for the European Rugby League U/19 Championship, soaking up the opportunity to meet more people in the game from around the world and experiencing different stadiums all while watching the game’s international rising stars.

Blues in Echuca

From blues music to bare knuckle boxing (and a little mention of footy), Glen! takes us through some history of Echuca and surrounds.

Almanac Rugby League – Five new Immortals inducted

The NRL inducted a surprising 5 new Immortals last night. Our rugby league editor thinks they got it right.

Almanac Rugby League – The Immortals: Who’s next?

Two new Immortals of Rugby League will be crowned at a gala function in Sydney tonight. Ian Hauser casts his eye over the contenders.

Almanac Golf – Golf Capital: Molinari claims Claret Jug as Tiger contends on a major Sunday

Hamish Neal wraps the week in golf that saw Francesco Molinari claim the 147th Open as the champion golfer of the year and a delayed finish in Kentucky saw Troy Merritt win the Barbasol Championship on the PGA Tour.

Almanac heart – Running a 6 hour 33 minute Gold Coast marathon

Emil Zatopek said: “If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.” Here is a wonderful account of her Gold Coast marathon 2018 experience, by Jacqui Wilson.

Almanac Baseball: 2018 MLB All Star Game

‘American exceptionalism can often be a distorted caricature but on this night in DC it was indeed exceptional and quite beautiful.’
Brian The Ruminator gives a run down of the 2018 MLB All Star Game which took place yesterday in Washington DC.

Almanac Golf – Golf Capital: Three upsets for 25-year-old trio in rankings shock, Thorp’s Torrey triumph

A couple rookies and a Canberra junior highlight Hamish Neal’s world golf round-up for this week ahead of the 147th British Open to be played later this week at ‘Carnasty’ – remember Jean Van De Velde?

Almanac Rugby League – Kangaroos Merit Team

Our rugby league editor runs his eye over the Kangaroo Merit Team selected over the weekend. He has one or two bones to pick.

24 Horrible Hours

A trifecta of the worst kind! Tennis, footy and World Cup matches all dissected in this report by Marcus Holt.

Almanac Golf – Golf Capital: Kim’s record in Wisconsin, Knox and Fox in Irish playoff

Scotland’s Russell Knox taking out the Irish Open highlights Hamish Neal’s comprehensive wrap of the week in golf.

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin Game 3: the aftermath

Everyone’s a winner after Game 3 of the 2018 State of Origin series. And there really is no such thing as a dead rubber in this pinnacle clash of the code – here’s why.

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin: Game 3 Teams

The 2018 State of Origin series, the showpiece of the NRL, concludes next week with Game 3 in Brisbane. Although the series has been won and lost, there’s still a lot to play for. Check out the team selections and our rugby league editor’s thoughts here.

The Wangaratta Flyer by KB Hill

This week’s KB Hill take us away from the footy field to around the track – featuring the indomitable Wangaratta Flyer, Thomas Cusack.