Crio is off to picturesque Dunkeld this weekend for their cup meeting in the shadow of the Grampians. But he has cast an eye over the Sandown fields for the traditional Zipping Classic benefit for the ‘not quite carnival’ types. Tips please.
Great night to be had at the East Coburg Cricket Club on 2nd December with Test legend Dean Jones as guest speaker. Contact George Georgiou and let him know you’ll be coming along.
Dennis reports on a busy Round 5 of A League action.
Come and see sport and art fight it out at The Ian Potter Museum of Art. Wednesday Nov 12. Details in this post.
Remember those sportspeople whose strut, clothing, hairstyle or attitude set them apart? But whose performances on the field were not so… exceptional? Crio wonders whether Glenn Maxwell is merely the latest in a long line.
James Hird is back in court again. E.Regnans reckons he’s a gift that keeps on giving (for QC’s and outraged writers).
Michael Gallus takes us behind prison walls to share the great work Footys4all is doing to bring sport and hope to prisoners. Is ‘over the fence and out’ strictly enforced behind razor wire?
Callum O’Connor’s Lower Plenty Thirds win in a canter with some helpful batting tips from Peppa Pig that that set up a match winning opening stand.
Who is this mystery man? [Thebarton Oval, early 1980s]
All the weekend’s matches from the Top End as young dynamos and some old AFL stars make starring performances [Includes an appearance from arguably the silkiest Aboriginal player to pull on a pair of boots – Ed.]
E. Regnans shares some historical research he found in a history of the North Hobart Football Club. How the twig was bent in the 19th century shapes the bough of today’s monolithic AFL oak.
The tragic death of a young soccer supporter has caused much discussion about fan culture in Indonesia.
Yoshi Imagawa thinks that taking on the Blues in New Zealand will be good for his Saints, and good for football.
Young Brio took the reins and tipped us into a winner on Cup day. Crio returns to try to outdo his young rival and deliver the good oil on the Stakes.
The carnival is not over for Sal Ciardulli, who analyses the Flemington form to find us a Stakes Day winner or three.
In the momentous week in which the Wanderers conquered Asia, Dennis Gedling presents his good, bad and ugly.
John Harms celebrates Nathan Lyon’s wonderful summer by looking at the things all off-spinners deal with every waking moment.
Late scratchings, a heavy track and a testing head wind don’t deter the Lower Plenty Thirds. Callum O’Connor says that if you can’t bowl them out, you can always run them out. (Should we pass this on to Boof? – Ed.)