Peter Baulderstone thinks that no club is better suited to Good Friday footy than Carlton. The answers to all the Blue’s problems were contained in Monty Python’s “Life of Bryce”.
Dennis Gedling relives a great Quarter Final between Brazil and France from the searing heat of Mexico ’86.
A little banter from Matt Quatermaine, The People’s Elbow, Steve Baker and their special guest Damian Callinan.
Some previews from the experts at TattsBet.
On a sunny day in Perth David Zampatti watched the Dockers smash Essendon, and Aaron Sandilands pick up the bathroom basin. (Think Cuckoo’s Nest)
Sal Ciardulli has the best odds on Brent ‘The Cuff’ Macaffer, the Just Shot Blues and a Dundeel for the weekend.
Step right up. Easter Monday’s clash between the Hawks and the Cats under the big top promises all the fun of the fair. [slightly bizarre and other worldly but I think I get it - Ed]
Sasha Lennon and family head to Metricon where he kids have to listen to some serious reminiscing until (thankfully for them) the game starts and the Hawks are mighty again.
Let Mathilde de Hauteclocque explain. If your team is losing it is more important that you forget than remember, because it is only by forgetting that you can remember how to win.
Rotterdam may not have the reputation or international pull of cities such as London, New York and Paris, but as a marathon-city it has a fine reputation. Andy Fuller reports on a crowd-pleasing event where music meets sponsors meets philanthropy, celebrating individuality and solidarity.
Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 60-Croatia Finally Have Their Moment to Shine (1998)
Dennis Gedling tells how the ‘bloodstained chessboards’ of Croatia were the surprise successes of the 98 World Cup.
Catherine Durkin saw a couple of games last weekend – and can hardly believe the contrast. They set her thinking.
I’m moving up the track in the wrong direction. I start at the finish. At the end rather than the beginning. As I begin my slow jog, the white strings that line the full length of each lane rise gradually from ground level to their eventual height of almost a metre. They are fed through [Read more]
Haiku Bob on Friday night’s rain-soaked game
[G'day to UQCC readers and thanks to I. Elks for diverting newsletter readers to the footyalmanac website. Hope all is well at St Lucia]
Chris Harms, whose bowling action was highlighted in a recent piece by John Harms, replies to his cousin.
Fearless reports on a round that saw 7000 vulcans attend StarTrek Oval and a win-less Melbourne finally sort out their structural issues – but Jumping Jack was once again nowhere to be found.
In this weeks wrap-up, Earl O’Neill introduces you to your new favourite band and ponders why so many good players have forgotten how to play.
While all around him are losing their heads, John Butler is keeping his. A calm, objective analysis of Carlton’s performance on Saturday and what led to it.
A Latrobe seminar involving Mick Malthouse and a chance conversation with Mark Stevens have Danni Eid thinking. [Thoughtful piece - Ed]