Considered less than cerebral in some quarters, Taylor Walker is actually quite the renaissance man, argues Dave Brown.
The [time-honoured – Ed] tradition of kick-to-kick on footy grounds after League matches is set to make a comeback at the MCG in this, the year of the fan. Yoshi makes an impassioned plea for Etihad Stadium management to reconsider the Saints request to introduce it at the Docklands for Sunday games.
George Smith takes a stroll down memory lane, inviting us to recall the forgotten premierships.
Never one to deny his fans what they want, Frankie – the first dog taken in the 2012 Canine Draft shares his summer routine with the Almanac.
The Almanac is taking a moment to consider its future direction. Your thoughts are most welcome.
The Bombers have a very ‘interesting’ NAB Challenge schedule ahead of them, argues Sean Curtain. Have the undermanned Bombers (self-imposed, it must be pointed out) been spared the rod by AFL in being drawn to meet three of last season’s strugglers in the pre-season competition?
Yoshi, like many fans, finds himself at odds with Mick Malthouse’s claim that AFL matches should be shortened. The length of a footy game compared to rugby or soccer is part of what makes our game unique, claims our resident Japanese Almanacker.
More All-Australian Juniors brilliance from the Swishter. The 1998 All-Australian (less W.A, S.A and Tasmania) SSA line-up. Spot the future VISY Ambassador in all his hirsute glory.
While stressfully cleaning up in preparation for a possible shift, Neil Anderson finds an old newspaper.
It’s the best footy you’re likely not to have seen (unless you live in the Northern Territory, of course). it’s week one of the NTFL finals and Jackson Clarke brings you the wrap-up on one of the most exciting competitions in the country.
Richmond-lovers and lovers of the great man, Richo is live at East Coburg. Will be huge.
John Harms’s omnibus Play On – made up of Confessions of a Thirteenth Man, Memoirs of a Mug Punter and Loose Men Everywhere – has been out of print for nearly a decade. Recent (unlikely) events have motivated him to right that situation, so that Play On will soon be available again. Here’s the story.
A fantastic and thought-provoking piece from Jeff Dowsing: Why do we instantly write-off sportspeople when they hit the big 3-0? If you’re good enough, play on, argues Jeff.
Beau Waters retired yesterday after 120 games over 12 seasons. Peter Baulderstone pays tribute to his favourite current day footballer. A good footballer but an off-field champ.
Another weekend, and another series of readings for your consideration from The Footy Almanac.
Jackson Clark picks his Northern Territory team of the year. Some familiar and not so familiar names in this impressive line-up.
Not even the bloody sparrows will dampen Joe Moore’s hopes for Sydney in 2015. Some impressive additions to the Swans list and record pet memberships have hopes high for the Bloods.
A Swans pre-season featuring Swans TV, Hip Hop, One Day and Marty Mattner. Mathilde de Hauteclocque at her pre-season best.
Continuing his look at the travails of Aussie rules’ elite juniors of the past, Swish presents the 2000 SSA All-Australian line-up. Three obvious standouts in this line-up, but few who went on to make their mark at the elite level. Where are they now?