Importance of open communication

Yoshi discusses the value of open and frank communication.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – 2018 Round 9: A Win Is a Win Is a Win

Collingwood’s Round 9 win over St Kilda wasn’t overly impressive, but Cam Hooke is happy to take the points as he covers all things black & white in his comprehensive weekly wrap.

Norwood Hall Of Fame Legends

A wonderful evening as the Norwood Football Club inducted it’s inaugural 5 Legends at it’s Hall of Fame night. Malcolm Ashwood was there taking it all in while also being on raffle ticket duty.

Almanac Rugby League: Sorting out the Cronks

A phrase that stuck in a schoolboy’s mind for fifty years; a post on the Almanac site five years ago; an email pops up on a screen earlier this month. The dots connect for Almanac rugby league editor Ian Hauser and he’s off for coffee tomorrow.

One Week Until The Women’s Footy Almanac Pie Night! All Welcome. Book Now.

Join us for a traditional ‘Footy Pie Night’ on May 30 at the Fitzroy Bowls Club as we come together to celebrate the women’s game as well as our passion for writing on it at the Almanac. Tickets only $20.

Reclaim our Game – Interview with Gerry Eeman

Andy Fuller spoke with Gerry Eeman, the President of the AFL Fan’s Association about some of the issues facing the league, and also adds his own perspective.

Late 70s Tassie State Teams – Changing Times

Tasmania was not immune to the changing social mores of the late 70s, as these team photos depict. Who went on to the big time, who stayed home but could have been anything?

Robbie Walker…what a corker! by KB Hill

The careers of country footballers who could’ve been goers in the big smoke – but never did – make for interesting tales. KB Hill tells of one of them: Wangaratta Rovers great, Robbie Walker

Almanac Teams: You tell me… What does a player need to qualify for this team?

Can you solve Rick’s riddle? What ties these players together to form this team?

Round 9 – Sydney v Fremantle: The milestone men

Like a finely tuned choir, Keiran Croker’s Swans were on song against a lacklustre Fremantle in a match peppered with milestones aplenty

What’s wrong with footy in 2018?

It’s the year for debating the state of the game; Sue Currie has some areas she’d like to see targetted in the future

A year in the life of a draft hopeful – Part 1

A truly fascinating, frustrating and illuminating look at the testing path thousands of teenagers take every year, a path towards being drafted to the AFL…or not.

This is the first part of a special ongoing series for The Footy Almanac; it will be continued and concluded in the weeks to come.

Round 9: The Red and the White – Buddy’s Back.

Buddy’s back and the red and white army are hoping Buddy adds to his extensive highlights reel this week against the Dockers.

Almanac Funny Teams: A team of players from our wide brown land and all its features

Glen has come up with a team of players from our wide brown land, players whose names can reflect the land, with all its wonderous features.

Wests Juniors Australian Football Club (WJAFC) 90th Anniversary Keynote

Turning 50, Geoff Woolcock has pulled some thoughts together about the significance of local community and junior footy while reflecting upon his long and distinguished footy career.

VAFA: Winners’ beer! Smokie brings the latest from Williamstown CYMS AFC

Smokie previews Williamstown CYMS AFC’s VAFA clash against Fitzroy this week.

Almanac Teams: Brown’s Browns

A team of Browns drawn from the AFL and state leagues, preceding it. Dave trawls back a bit before living memory and across state borders to come up with his team.

Round 9: Sal’s thoughts and predictions for this week

Commonsense is not that common when considering the recent plague of umpire touching says Sal as he ponders the consequences of these acts. Sal also provides food for thought with his considerations about the forthcoming round of footy.

Round 9 – Essendon v Geelong: A rock and a hard place

Col’s off to Uluru, but he’s sticking his neck out before he goes. Bombers to win!

Almanac Teams: Vocations & Occupations

“Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.” Aristotle.
There are many and varied lost trades lurking within the names of footballers and Smokie has found a few to create another Almanac Team.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – 2018 Round 8: Onward and upward

It wasn’t the result Collingwood was looking for on the weekend but Cam Hooke has found the positives for his Pies as they look forward to next week – as well as wrapping up the rest of the results for all the Magpies’ teams.