Missed opportunity with disjointed AFL-VFL fixtures

Jeff Dowsing sees an opening for the AFL, for the VFL, for clubs, for players and for fans. Bring on the change.

Fitzroy v Parkdale: The Won’t-But-Should-Have Match

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.

Round 23: Adelaide v West Coast – Watch Out For The West

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.

Boomer? Anyone?

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?

Round 22 – North Melbourne v Sydney: The Father Son Rule

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.

Almanac League: JT Enters the Starship – Nothing’s Gunna Stop the Cowboys Now!

After deafting the Bulldogs at Belmore, Archie, with artistic licence from Starship, feels nothing is going to stop JT and his Cowboys.

The Most Important Kick in Football: The Kick Inside 50

Almanac welcomes David Fordyce, a Canberra based Geelong supporter. David provides interesting analysis on Geelong’s poor entries inside 50. [Welcome – Ed]

Almanac Book Review: My Lifelong Love Affair with the Swans by Jan Courtin

Keiran Croker reviews Jan Courtin’s recently published book, My Lifelong Love Affair with the Swans.

Round 23 – Sal’s Preview: The Goodbye Round

Sal provides value in his tips for Round 23, The Goodbye Round, time to say goodbye to 2016 for Carlton and a few others.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 18: Focus Puller

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.

50 Years On – The Final Round 1966

Saints scramble home in the last game of the season to cement their place the 1966 finals.

Round 22 – North Melbourne v Sydney: The Swans Journey

Keiran Croker travelled to Hobart to watch Sydney against North at Blundstone Arena and reflects on the journeys of other Swans.

Fitzroy Rotary Pick One Comp 2 Update R22

Peter Hille with his Rotary Tip One update: Last week we lost 2 on the Demons. One round to go then a bye!

Round 21 – Fremantle v Adelaide: A Classic Sunday

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]

Round 22 – Richmond v St. Kilda: Kalyekeh versus Kalyekeh

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 Review: Fearless – Injuries just might determine September outcomes, even with a bye…

Round 22 receives the typical Fearless review, no holding back or pulling punches, sorry Rory.

Round 22 – GWS v Fremantle: When the General talks

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.

Almanac League: NRL Round 24 – Souths v Cronulla: Chumbawumba

Paul Macadam’s Cronulla Sharks were hot, now it seems they’ve gone cold, losing this time to Souths.

Sloane has been crucified

Rulebook is not holding back when it comes to the Rory Sloane charge and penalty, innocent of all charges.

The Crumbers

Inspired by Eddie Betts starring in his 250th game last weekend, Damian Balassone reflects on footy’s great crumbers.

Almanac Books: My Lifelong Love Affair with the Swans

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.