John Harms first met Rocky of Rocky and the Two-Bob Millionaires playing cricket. Here is one of his songs, ‘Time and Tide’.
Two people in the front bar brainstorm; how to help retiree MJ Clarke? [All ideas welcome – Ed].
Glen provides the next leg of his Geelong quaddie, players who kicked on at other clubs, anyone missing?
Joe Moore compares the Swans of recent times to fine architecture and ponders on the renovations that will keep them prominent.
Cam Hooke welcomes the new season with typical optimism. What are your thoughts on his team assessment and game plan?
Alex Darling continues a poetic look at the AFL sides with some Hawks observations
The history of Sunbury Cricket Club on the Yorke Peninsula is one of character and characters as told by Peter Argent
Glen selects a team of Geelong recruits that didn’t cut the mustard
Keep up with the weekend sports results and news.
The angst of a youthful loss is not lost on Dips
David G reports on the Ringwood Gift run over 400m and not the usual 120m distance.
Dan Brettig delivered the Manning Clark Cricket Lecture at the Clyde Hotel last night. Here is the speech (which was followed by a lively q and a on cricket in Australia over the past decade.)
Remember the Melbourne launch of the 2015 Footy Almanac. Here’s the happy band of writers.
Tony Samboras give readers a reminder of the brilliant rugby league career of Andrew Johns
In 2013 Neil Drysdale met with Reverend Fianach Lawry, daughter of Douglas Jardine, and got a very different perspective on the controversial English captain of the Bodyline era.
The beach-house record collection, like the beach-house itself, is virtually a museum. The records are of a vintage that matches the family photos, the well-worn furniture (including Dad’s brown Jason Recliner), the faded curtains, the rusty bikes, the board games.
Alex Darling continues a poetic look at the AFL sides with some Giant observations
An animal reference has once again graced our sporting pages, Aussiegus provides perspective.
All the ins and outs of the off-season has given Hamish Neal a few words to write about in his preview of the 2015/16 A-League season – 1000ish, to be imprecise.
He might have missed the Australia Day deadline, but Swish has all the details of the ten team Bicentennial Carnival, held in Adelaide. Chock full of 80s superstars, bush legends and obscure Ammos.