The Sports Writers Festival is on tomorrow evening at Fed Square in Melbourne. We’ve got a few passes to give away to Almanackers. Click through for details.
Mulcaster offers his inimitable memories of his younger days. Debts owed to mates and spray-on red satin dresses. For gentlemen “of a certain age”.
Where did your club rank in 2015 if you take their performance at the draft table into account?
Their banner meeting has come just at the right time – Ballarat gets to pay homage to Cup champs Weiry and Michelle and punters will be loading up on them all day. It’s the local highlight on a weekend of many options, including Group One glory in Perth. Tips please!
Swish relives the year his Dogs broke, 1977, via the SANFL Round 1 Budget.
Hamish Neal previews this week’s A-League action.
John Harms describes the weight of a weekend when he is challenged to be honest about what goes on in the human heart. [Yes, it’s complex JTH – Ed]
The WACA Test was a puzzling affair. But Jeff Dowsing has found all the answers.
Matt Zurbo shows that footy training can be varied and fun, even when there are only two of you. Everything you need to know to lock up the B&F next season.
Sean O’Dwyer, the son of former Melbourne, Woodville and Eagles footballer Des, makes his Adelaide district cricket debut for West Torrens. Pics and words from Peter Argent.
Don’t you love it when the marketing tags manage to unintentionally highlight a flaw in the product? Cricket’s a soft target.
I stay loyal to the mighty Saints – Yoshi gives us the Kyoto version of The Run Home.
Award-winning Yarraville writer Nick Gadd takes his daughter for a driving lesson, starting at Bunnings in Altona.
Shannon Gill looks towards the imminent loss of the WACA, seeing it as further evidence of the AFL propping up cricket grounds in Australia.
Share your thoughts and impressions of Mitchell Johnson, who has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket.
Shannon Gill is impressed with the new direction taken by ABC radio this summer. The game has been crying out for fresh voices, prepared to speak up.
The Melbourne launch is on. Details here. All welcome. See you there. Spread the word.
Martin Flanagan in conversation with Bob Murphy at the Wheeler Centre. [This film runs for an hour and is well worth seeing – Ed]
So what are the young cricket crowd saying? [Thinking?] And who is in a cricket crowd? And in cricket terms what is a WASP? Peter Baulderstone had been at the cricket and sends us this comment.