Dale Adams’ attendance at The Chardonnay Socialists (Adelaide University FC Division C1) this season has been patchy. Non-existent even. But he’s back when it matters. Here is his report.
Callum O’Connor sizes up Karmichael Hunt’s AFL career and finds that the positives outweigh the negatives.
With so much interest in the old woollen footy jumpers series, we’re going to expand it and try to pick a team (or two) of the greatest footballers who have had a connection with the wool industry. Add your nomination in the comments section.
Mr Wrap previews Round 23; his Tigers finals campaign; and announces his new commercial partners for Wrap 2015.
Pour a cup of tea and settle in for a detailed and entertaining report of an utterly absorbing Under 11B Grand Final in Tarneit, featuring Marcus, Noah, Frank, Louis, Ayiu, Oliver, Felix, Kye, Macsen, Eddie, Rob and more.
A review of Brisbane’s 2014 season has QldPies feeling bullish.
Earl O’Neill casts an eye across the finals prospects and finds that culture and organisational depth is the difference between the haves and have nots.
Sean Curtain has been hanging around Melrose Drive again, which is nothing like Cronulla.
Aoteaora is home to many fine musicians and actors. What about Australian Rules footballers? Glen picks a side from The Land of The Long White Cloud.
E.Regnans charts the performance of clubs over the last 16 years to gauge the effectiveness of the AFL’s equalisation policy. There are a couple of outliers on the high side, and then there are the Tigers and Demons. Why is it so?
Dave Brown saw the Crows twice on the weekend. He was disappointed but not surprised at the AFL team’s loss to the Kangaroos. He was overjoyed when the SANFL Crows showed similar heart and skill to grant his Norwood Redlegs 2nd place for the finals.
Mr Wrap reviews the Round 22 action and the prospects for the final round. He has been crunching the numbers for a new premiership points system (surprisingly the Tigers finish 8th).
Les Everett gives us another set of results for footy in WA as their finals teams have now been decided.
There’s a gem at every footy club. For the Wandal Bulls, it’s masseuse Tuck.
The Unknown Sports Lover responds to the Cronulla deal and does not sugar-coat the situation. Your thoughts? On the concept of the deal? On the terms of the deal? On what should ave happened?
Andrew Gigs Gigacz’ father passed away at 5am this morning. Here is Gigs’ tribute. [Gigs has been a dedicated contributor to the Almanac community over many years. Our thoughts are with you Gigs - JTH]
The Wrap comes up with a new angle on improving the Great Game and offers his insights into the crucially finals-shaping Round XXII.
Sal chases a dollar at the footy and the races and prays for the good fortune of the Friars in their fight to stay in Div 1.