Jeff Dowsing sees an opening for the AFL, for the VFL, for clubs, for players and for fans. Bring on the change.
A win to Fitzroy should have been a time to celebrate. Phil Hill and the Lion’s faithful were left flat after the early season loses come home to roost costing the boys a shot at the finals. Disappointed but Phil can’t wait for next year.
Aiden Hammond was less than impressed with Crows effort against the Eagles. The four points and a top 2 spot were there for the taking. Unfortunately the Crows didn’t turn up and the Eagles gave their September hopes a huge lift.
Stainless is wondering why there has been no Boomer Harvey tribute here at the Almanac. Nothing from North fans? How do they feel about it?
There is nothing better than introducing the next generation to your passion; Joe Moore and cygnet Ollie resplendent in Swans merchandise cheer cheered against North at Blundstone Arena and sang heartily at the end.
After deafting the Bulldogs at Belmore, Archie, with artistic licence from Starship, feels nothing is going to stop JT and his Cowboys.
Almanac welcomes David Fordyce, a Canberra based Geelong supporter. David provides interesting analysis on Geelong’s poor entries inside 50. [Welcome – Ed]
Keiran Croker reviews Jan Courtin’s recently published book, My Lifelong Love Affair with the Swans.
Sal provides value in his tips for Round 23, The Goodbye Round, time to say goodbye to 2016 for Carlton and a few others.
Gordon Agars spend a wet week indoors, exploring the latest home entertainment options, before venturing out for the last minor round of the AUFC 1986 season.
Saints scramble home in the last game of the season to cement their place the 1966 finals.
Keiran Croker travelled to Hobart to watch Sydney against North at Blundstone Arena and reflects on the journeys of other Swans.
Peter Hille with his Rotary Tip One update: Last week we lost 2 on the Demons. One round to go then a bye!
Aidan Hammond (age 10) paints a perfect picture of home life during the footy season, this time watching Crows v Dockers. [Great stuff Aidan – Ed]
Yvette Wroby enjoyed watching the Saints defeat Richmond, a great day out almost ruined by Football and saved by a Red White and Black Pokemon.
Round 22 receives the typical Fearless review, no holding back or pulling punches, sorry Rory.
Kath Presdee watched Giant Jonathon Patton play his best game of footy, seemingly back from his injury woes in the form befitting a number one pick.
Paul Macadam’s Cronulla Sharks were hot, now it seems they’ve gone cold, losing this time to Souths.
Rulebook is not holding back when it comes to the Rory Sloane charge and penalty, innocent of all charges.
Inspired by Eddie Betts starring in his 250th game last weekend, Damian Balassone reflects on footy’s great crumbers.
Those that know Jan Courtin know of her passion for the Swans. Jan has published a book about her life and this passion, based around her Footy Almanac postings and with some great photos.