What can be done with a footy? Where are the limits? Adam Muyt on a chance encounter at the bottleshop – with a sassy footy creative; pushing boundaries.
After a weekend of coaching U-13 girl’s footy, Sasha Lennon took a break on a rainy Sunday afternoon to listen to the pros.
Round 1 sees Collingwood take on the reigning premiers Western Bulldogs. Cam Hooke previews the big clash and wraps up the action in the AFLW and netball.
Hamish Neal with his Round 3 NRL review. He considers the upsets, the return of Billy Slater and the peculiar use of interchange, noting too that Tigers coach Jason Taylor has been given the boot.
Classy piece from Seadog about heading to Manuka in Canberra with his daughter Audrey.
Pat White has rolled the dice and won. He booked a trip to India to see the Fourth Test with only a glimmer of hope that the series would still be alive. But the valiant combative Australians have surpassed all expectations and he will see what has become one of the most significant Test Matches in recent years. He arrived in India on the weekend. [We’re itching to follow your reports Pat – Ed]
Fletcher Roberts is only 23 years old but already has a premiership under his belt with the Western Bulldogs. He stood up in the key finals matches in 2016 and he looks to step up again in 2017.
2016 proved to be another great year for Geelong but a disappointing preliminary final loss to Sydney put them and their coach Chris Scott on the pressure cooker. Phil Spinks asks whether a season review was needed like the one in 2006.
A new AFL season means another year of Auskick. Craig Dodson begins the Auskick journey with his son Jack.
Looking forward to tomorrow night in Hawthorn. Thanks to Boroondarra Library for the invitation. Always good to talk about M.J. Payne. And about writing generally.
Get involved in the Footy Almanac Supercoach League.
Robyn had an incredibly sad and odd day at the footy as her Lions drew with Carlton.
Melbourne did exactly what they needed to do to keep their Grand Final chances alive with a massive win over Fremantle. While they fell short of the final stage, Cat Jones is impressed with the Demons’ inaugural season.
Les Everett gives us the wrap-up of the opening round in the WAFL.
Alan Stewart had most of the ground covered as he watched Adelaide claim their spot in the AFL Women’s Grand Final.
The sweat, smoke, and cold misery of thousands of defeated fist-fighters never seems to leave the suspended air of Melbourne’s Festival Hall. Even though the venue’s famous boxing ring has been disassembled for tonight’s show, the hall’s echo-enhancing walls still reverberate with the tolling clang of the bell. It’s a big, bloodied, booming cavern.
I’m here as a wide-eyed 13 year old anticipating the presence of true rock’n’roll royalty.
Joey D tries his best to indoctrinate his daughter to the AFL Women’s competition.
More observations from Villers-Bretenneux by Citrus Bob.
The Indian cricket fandom have taken to social media to attack Steve Smith over images that appeared to show him mocking Kohli. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the case but that hasn’t stopped social media going into a storm with the #bullythebully hashtag.