Importance of open communication

Yoshi discusses the value of open and frank communication.

A sporting history of gastro

Matt Zurbo sympathises with Joe Root’s unfortunate ailment during the Sydney Test. Here’s why!

A Tribute to Mark Fine

The loss of Finey from SEN was the straw that broke the camel’s back for Yoshi as he parts ways with the radio station that broke his heart.

Almanac Book Review: the Scott Hodges story

Jeff Dowsing found that Scott Hodges’ life story is both familiar and startling.

Almanac Footy History: Jim McShane – The Accidental Pioneer

Jim McShane was the first VFL/AFL footballer to kick a double-digit bag of goals in a game to make a history that is now a mere statistic in the history books. Anna reflects upon this achievement and ponders some questions.

2018 will be The Year of…

Yoshi has much to look forward to in 2018, and high hopes.

The Departure of Uncle Gerard

Over the years, Gerard Whateley has become a part of the Reynolds family. So when Luke Reynolds heard that he is moving on from the ABC it came as quite a shock!

Osaka Dingoes President Matt Gale interviewed by Rohan Connolly

The future of footy in Asia is bright, none more so than at the Osaka Dingoes (Yoshi’s hitting the gym)

Almanac Novelty Teams: The Cricket Playing Martians are Coming

Roger Lowrey picks a side from the best cricketers he’s seen (since 1963). Will no doubt generate some discussion.

Rodney ‘Rocket’ Maynard: the running machine

Another entry into Rulebook’s pantheon of Redleg greats, Rodney Maynard is so much more than just the Redlegs… or the Crows

Unpredicting the future

Wine and the invention of the wheel, up as the new down, Richmond as premiers, and more. Not sure what Dips is on this festive season but he’s on something.

Yoshi Joining Osaka Dingoes AFL Club

Yoshi to don the boots in his native Japan.

Don’t Write The Dogs Off Just Yet

Alex Docherty states his case against overlooking the 2016 Premiers.

Brett Zorzi: Zorza the Great

A much loved figure at the Norwood Football Club, Brett Zorzi gets the Rulebook treatment

How people pick and change footy clubs

Yoshi ponders why we select our chosen team to support.

Ron ‘Potsy’ Watson and the biggest wake of all time [The link is now fixed – Ed]

Christmas is always a time for remembering loved ones. Murray Walding’s cousin Ron ‘Potsy’ Watson dies earlier this year. His wake was memorable. Over 90,000 people attended it.

Dear Mum… Thank-you

Ode to a mother. A wonderful, heartfelt message of love and thanks from Anna to her mum.

The Tigers’ Almanac Launch

Fun launch of The Tigers’ Almanac at the North Fitzroy Arms on Wednesday night. Here’s a pic and a few words.

Facts about St Kilda and Melbourne

After a visit to the Sports Museum at the MCG Yoshi presents some historical facts and figures of matches played between St Kilda and Melbourne.

Of Tigers, Bulldogs, Black Pots and Kettles

Stainless Steele recalls what he had to see about the post-Doggies’ flag adulation a few months ago, and finds some beautiful gymnastics which allows him to get through a similar experience because the funny thing is now he is in exactly the same position as a Tiger! [You are an honourable man Stainless – JTH]

Second Time Lucky: Pakistan men’s Aussie Rules

Anna Pavlou reports in on the Pakistan Shaheens taking on this year’s International Cup