Junior Almanac

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Welcome to the Junior Almanac.

We’d love to publish your stories – about anything.


School Visits – The Almanac community includes many established writers, artists, musicians, comedians, thinkers, historians, journalists, broadcasters, film-makers, a mathematician or two, spin doctors, a couple of meteorologists and many others. You are welcome to dip into this pool of talent and pluck out someone to visit your school or organisation. To find out more click here.

Round 21 Mega Post

Both South Australian teams had strong wins on the weekend with Adelaide seemingly locking in top spot. Aidan Hammond also had a big win of his own with his Walkerville Footy Club.

Round 20 Mega Post

Showdown 43 was a one-sided contest with Adelaide demolishing Port Adelaide in a match that further solidified the Crows premiership favourites status.

Round 19 Mega Post

Aidan Hammond has had a big week and has sent us his Round 19 mega-report. Sounds like he had a pretty good game against Salisbury.

Junior Almanac Netball – Under 13E Parkville comp Round 1 – Brunswick NC Penguins: Hurricane

Here’s a story of Round 1 for the mighty Under 13E Brunswick Netball Club Penguins. Written by Steph Wilson (11y.o., Goal Defence,Wing Defence, David’s daughter). It’s her first piece for the Almanac.

Almanac Junior Footy – Kew Rovers v Fitzroy Under 10-3: The story of a terrific Roys win in pictures

Fitzroy Under 10-3        10.15.75 Kew Rovers 1.3.9.   Here’s how the game unfolded – through the lens of Charlotte White’s camera. SEE THE FULL GALLERY    

A report of Richmond Centrals v Fitzroy Under 10-3 in haiku

Look out Haiku Bob. Roys’ Under 10-3’s coach Yabby Symons reports on her side’s stirring effort against Richmond Centrals in haiku.

Round 17 Mega Post

Another week, another two wins for the teams from South Australia. Aidan Hammond has his thoughts on Adelaide, Port Adelaide and just who is favourite to win the premiership.

Round 16 Mega Post

South Australia had an impressive weekend with two comfortable wins for the Crows and Power. Aidan Hammond also got another win with his local team Walkerville Football Club.

Round 15 Mega Post

Junior Adelaide correspondent Aidan Hammond covers all things SA with the Crows, Port and his Walkerville team. Aidan also gives us his premiership favourites and Brownlow Medal count.

Round 14 Mega Post

Junior Adelaide Correspondent Aidan Hammond delivers a comprehensive look at the two South Australian teams’ games, his own club game and his premiership favourites. [This is an impressive piece by our young gun writer – MNQ]