The Womens Footy Almanac 2018: Fine writing

Follow the links for a sample of some of media items about The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 since its recent release.

Finals Week 2 – Sal’s Preview: Stop Making Cents

Sal considers the form footywise, and horsewise for the coming weekend.

AFL 1998 – Twenty Years On: Richmond Tigers (9th)

Richmond’s 1998 side was chock full of characters. Seen any of them lately?

The Odd Friday Lunch – Friday 21 September: Silvio Foschini

The next Odd Friday Lunch features Silvio Foschini enlightening all with stories of his footy career especially how he forced rules changes with his case of Restraint of Trade against the then VFL.

Almanac Rugby League: 2018 NRL Finals Week 2 and NRLW Round 2

Week 2 of the NRL Finals, the semi-finals kick off tonight together with Round 2 of the inaugural NRLW round-robin. We try to pick some winners.

Collingwood v GWS – Preview: A footy love triangle

Nick Johnston grew up barracking for Collingwood and then went to work as media manager for the Giants. He loves both clubs. The dreaded day is upon him: they play each other in a final. What to do? [Terrific piece which shows the depth of feeling people working in professional sport retain – JTH]

Art Exhibition – Jim Pavlidis: Footy 

Renowned football artist, Jim Pavlidis is holding an exhibition of his art from September 13 until September 27 in Fitzroy. The exhibition opens tonight at Printmaker Gallery, 227 Brunswick St, Fitzroy from 6pm. All welcome.

Darebin Falcons FREE Girls Footy Clinic – Mon 24 Sep

Junior girls aged 12-18 of all levels of footy experience are welcome to come to the Falcons’ FREE footy clinic on September 24 at Preston City Oval.

Finals Week 1 – West Coast v Collingwood: Eagles too strong in epic encounter

Rory from Perth gives the latetest report from the Floreat Pica society, looking at Collingwood’s qualifying final loss against the Eagles.

Yvette Wroby on The Marngrook Footy Show! 

For those who missed it, Yvette Wroby was on The Marngrook Footy Show last night talking about the recently released Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 and the Passion and Pain exhibition which opens today at Glen Eira City Council Town Hall.

Almanac Golf – Golf Capital: Bradley rolls new number one Rose, Evian for final major of 2018

The latest from the world of golf from Hamish Neal including the end to the Bryson DeChambeau show on the PGA Tour as Keegan Bradley snapped a six-year drought to win the third-leg of the Fed Ex Cup playoffs.

AFL 1998 – Twenty Years On: Port Adelaide (10th)

Port Adelaide weren’t immediately successful, but there were plenty of future flag winners in their 1998 list. Who are they now?

The Fitzroy FC Player Wrap

It’s been a great season for Fitzroy so far writes King George! III Let’s cap it off with a couple of Grand Final victories this Saturday at Trevor Barker Oval. In the lead-up, here’s his tribute to the players in 2018. [With much affection and celebration – JTH]

Almanac Soccer: Best Scotland line-up of the last 30 (ish) years – Your thoughts?

James Grapsas is the author of the new eBook A Modern History of Scotland International Football Matches, which was profiled in these pages last week. He wonders who Almanackers would select in their best modern Scotland line-up, using the last 30 years as the frame of reference.

AFL 1998 – Twenty Years On: Carlton Blues (11th)

Carlton were on the cusp of something big in 1998. It didn’t last long, did it? Who are these blokes now?

Almanac Cricket Dinner (Oct 11): Bernard Whimpress on his new book about Joe Darling

Bernard Whimpress will be discussing his new book on early Australian captain Joe Darling on the 11th October. The Almanac is hosting. Details within.

AFL post-season: Who is ready for a superdraft?

What’s the deal with your club’s 2018 post-season? Dave Brown looks at draft pick values to work it out

Almanac Sports Science: Acquisition and application of sporting skills

Read former NFL All Star, David Stiff’s articulate and thought provoking comments about the acquisition of skills and their application in game situations.

Finals Week 1 – Richmond v Hawthorn: It’s only the Beginning

It might only be the beginning of the finals series but Joe De Petro has plenty to be optimistic about early for his premiership-defending Tigers.

Almanac Music – Lazy Lester: The Same Thing Could Happen To You

Peter Crossing pays tribute to blues man Leslie ‘Lazy Lester’ Johnson who passed a short while ago at 85 years young.