This was first published a few years ago for the 25th anniversary of the 1986 Adelaide Lutheran premiership. Well, five years have rolled on. The 1986 players are getting together with the 1991 premiership players (how many played in both?) this Saturday. Here’s the story of the first quarter. [Forget Gordon Agars – Ed]
Last week it was the banner, this week they experienced the joys of ‘the race’. Joey, skipper for the day, leads the Fitzroy Under 9-S out at the famous Cramer Street ground at Preston. Joey kicked four.
John Harms has been to Troon. [This is today’s newsletter]
John Harms has had life balance issues for a while. He has not paid enough attention to writing about the Geelong Football Club – and his life is poorer for it. Finally, he sits up all night to reflect on the last six weeks of a season with a lot of promise.
The Fitzroy Under 9-S travelled to Heidelberg and learnt what real life is actually like.
So what is From the Members? And how is the Almanac involved?
John Harms loves living in The People’s Republic. Here he describes a thoroughly Fitzroy weekend which featured Geoff Blainey, a win to the Roys and a lightning carnival for the juniors.
I look forward to a Conversation with Geoff Blainey at the North Fitzroy Arms on Friday May 27. Lunch will be served at 1pm. All welcome.
We’ll be talking about more than the Geelong Football Club.
The Fitzroy Under 9-S team took on St Mary’s Greensborough at Alfred Crescent. John Harms watched from the Red Symons Wing while coach Yabby was in the think of things.
Get your copy of Michelle Payne’s great story in time for Mothers’ Day.
John Harms spent Anzac Day at the Brunswick Street Oval. He tells a story of community and football.
Michelle Payne’s story is out now. John Harms has been closely involved in the project.
The Fitzroy Under 9-S team had a wonderful start to their season. Here’s how Yabby Symons and John Harms saw it.
Fair dinkum, it blew down there in Tassie last Sunday. But that didn’t stop the boys playing a cracking game of footy at Blundstone Arena.
Come and be blessed by Percy Jones. This Paddy’s Day at the North Fitzroy Arms. Details here. Includes the launch of John Harms’s Play On.
John Harms leaves home at sunrise for a pilgrimmage to the Bool. He meets quite a few fellow-travellers.
Remember how you felt when G. Ablett chucked it in? And then came back? Did you have a Pyramid account as well?
My wonderful, wonderful uncle, Stan Schulz, died last week and is being buried today at Ropeley in the Lockyer Valley in Queensland. He was a great man – a truly great man. He and Aunty June survived the catastrophic Grantham flood in January 2011. I wrote this story about him.