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Phil Dimitriadis and Hannah Kuhar featured recently on the US podcast, New Books in Sports, as part of the popular program’s summer series. The pair gave a US audience an insight into the evolving Junior Almanac and its importance as an outlet for budding writers.
Start a grey Monday morning with some colour thanks to our new contributing artist, Kate Birrell.
Paddy Grindlay finds it a little difficult to listen to the footy while playing kick-to-kick with his little brother.
Is there anything purer than a five year old’s fluked drop kick?
Hawks fan Hannah Kuhar had her heart set on covalent bonding on a quiet Sunday afternoon but there was little chance of that happening after a quick glance at the half time score.
An entertaining piece by emerging writer Paddy Grindlay on the breakout game of Richmond’s Brandon Ellis. He’s changing the number on his jumper now.
Young Cody Lane develops a serious sense of satisfaction as his Hawks do the job against the premiers.
Paddy Grindlay lives in a family where the parents have seen it all before, whereas the kids live in Richmond-hope. On a chilly night in Kyneton they hope for the best.
Young Cody Lane is impressed with The Danger Man, but even more impressed with his Hawkers and is looking forward to the big match this week at the MCG.
The last time the Bombers started a season 5-0 was 2000, says a hopeful Max Wiggins.
Cody Lane asks, what more does Grant Birchall have to do to get attention?
Making her Almanac debut, young Molly Lennon provides a very accurate description of Hawthorn’s big win.
Patrick Grindlay was caught between mum’s garden and dad’s happy place in 1980, as he watched the Tigers fall prey to the Magpies.
With no Foxtel, young Max Wiggins was forced to camp in his room with a crackling radio. Even then, Essendon’s class was obvious, he says.
Early misgivings turned into feelings of elation for Max Wiggins.
Max Wiggins ends up sore from his junior tennis tournament – but not as sore as the Demons.
I’m not sure who has the worse culture, Rising Reporter Dom Favata asks, the Melbourne Football Club or the Australian Cricket Team? He answers it by noting that Melbourne now have a lower percentage than Shane Watson’s batting average.
Young Michael Fomiatti can’t believe that the Hawks are still suffering from Kennett’s curse.
Kate O’Donnell is counting her medals as she reports on a successful weekend at the Special Olympics.
It was a big weekend of mixed fortunes for Max Wiggins – Essendon played their first game of the season and he had his tennis grand final the following day.