Peter Clark remembers some of the great nicknames of footballers past but wonders why nicknames for current footballers are not as forthcoming. Who can you add to the list?
There’s something about Port’s current jumper that Punxsutawney Pete finds jarring. The way the teal sits on the black he finds nauseous so with tongue firmly in cheek, he has decided to do something about it by coming with some new designs. What do you think of his suggestions?
Did a very young J Harms find this amongst his dad’s collection? The Letters page in Footy Week from August 1965.
For some years now, Darren “Smokie” Dawson and Dene “Guru” Macloed have been exclusively providing the Williamstown CYMS FC faithful with their irreverent pre-game thoughts following Thursday night’s team selections. They are now on the Footy Almanac.
Pete gives a quirky profile of young-gun Swan Isaac Heeney.
Read of Jackson Clark’s footy odyssey which he has undertaken to raise awareness of mental health issues.
Yoshi reviews the game between his beloved Saints and the undefeated Cats.
Anne Cahill Lambert compares and contrasts the women’s and men’s AFL leagues, and offers some advice going forwards.
Marnie Cohen raises some excellent points on sledging and slandering professional sportspeople online, especially when mental health issues are finally being brought to life in the football world.
Earl O’Neill gives us his thoughts on how this season will play out for the struggling Sydney Swans.
Tired of the soccer kick in Australian Football, Tony urges players to just pick it up!
Damian Balassone accurately portrays the inaccurate Alex Fasolo….
Mike remembers a school competition of indoor soccer that led to an invaluable lesson of inclusivity in sport.
The game day experience is many things to many people. Let’s try and keep it accessible to everyone says Tony Robb.
Yvette Wroby invites you to the launch (party) of her first book ‘Siren’s Call’ on Thursday May 11th 6.30-10.30. Read more here.
Brenno is thrilled for the artist who is Bob Murphy and reflects on what makes the gliding half back such a pleasure to watch, and to follow. [Welcome Brenno – JTH]
Martin Croker has put together a powerful tribute to his Great Uncle Robert Leslie Lawless, a Lance Corporal who was killed in France on 22 April 2017.
Sam Steele remembers the brilliant 1995 ANZAC-eve match between Richmond and North Melbourne and hopes for another stunner tonight.
Phil is pleased with what he saw from the Roys as they defeated their long-time rivals, the Peninsula Old Boys.