Almanac Poetry: A greeting from Bruce Dawe

John Harms has just received a beaut greeting card from Bruce Dawe. Here’s why.

Almanac Book Review: Mister Football reviews The Doggies Almanac at The Roar

Well, we’d have to be happy with this review. Thanks Mister Football.

Blinds Deaf and Clueless. Four things you will never see?

Don’t want to be adjudged out Timed Out, Handling the Ball, Hitting the Ball Twice or Obstructing the Field while batting? Local cricket umpire Phil Hill explains some of these lesser known Laws of Cricket.

Australia’s All-Rounder Obsession: The alternative options

The number six spot in the Australian Test side has undergone plenty of change. Scana weighs into the debate with a few alternative options for the position.

Cricket in Hell

P. Pete resurrects an old piece he wrote about cricket, first published in his book Viv Tufnell: the book before the sequel.

Tennis anyone?

Worried about the lack of interest at his local tennis club, Joeya shares his opinions and predictions for the upcoming Australian Open.

BBL06 – The Other Elephant In The Room

Kent Winzer follows Thursday’s BBL clash between the Renegades and Hobart, as the Hurricanes, thanks to a record-breaking century from Ben McDermott, win it at the death.

Women’s Footy: 25 players to watch out for in the inaugural season

With the women’s footy league starting up in a few weeks time Alex Docherty profiles 25 players we are going to see a lot of during this first season.

Almanac Film Review: SOLD

Neil Drysdale reviews the confronting film SOLD which exposes human trafficking as a worldwide problem and an issue that governments have a responsibility to tackle individually and collectively.

Presenting…The Doggies Almanac 2016

It was such a brilliant season we just had to celebrate the Bulldogs magnificent premiership. Presenting…….The Doggies Almanac. Read about this special extra edition of the Almanac and order your copy here.

Almanac Soccer – A-League 1,000: The Chasing Edition

Hamish Neal previews the exciting round 15 matches this weekend including the top four battle between Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Thomas and Matsuyama go 1-2 again, European Tour set to return for 2017

Hamish Neal wraps up all of last week’s happenings on the golf circuit.

Almanac Soccer: Nine times zero equals 48. A look at Fifa’s World Cup decision

Hamish Neal analyses the move to have 48 countries play in the finals of the World Cup.

Almanac Racing – Woolamai’s no picnic for Racing’s innovators

We dis racing authorities for lacking initiative and then, of course, pounce on any issues that arise when a new enterprise gets wobbly. But the decision to offer full TAB coverage for the Woolamai picnics was FWD, notwithstanding the positives of coverage given to arguably the most vibrant segment of the local game. Sadly we [Read more]

Almanac (World Cup) Soccer: Et Tu Gianni?

Dennis Gedling has some thoughts on the expansion of the finals of the World Cup to include 48 teams.

Almanac FA Cup: Pilgrims’ Progress – to the Replay

Blueboy, the lad from Tavistock, tells the tale of a mighty FA Cup performance from the club of his boyhood, Plymouth Argyle – The Pilgrims. [Outstanding – JTH]

Almanac Summer: Bombs!

Ker-splonk!

Send us your summer photo and we’ll post it.

Inspiring story of Amanda Farrugia

Yoshi starts 2017 in ripping form with a story from the AFLW.

Quick quiz: 50 (+ 1) cricket questions to ponder during a drinks break

It’s Big Issues Time, Summer Edition, with thanks to Sean Curtain. Have a crack.

Almanac Spelling: The top ten phonetic spellings from a prep student in 2016 (all from Evie aged 5)

You have to love the creative five year old mind.