The Ashes 2015 – First Test, Day 2: If I Have A Son I Might Just Call Him Devereux…or Shane

MV Younger reviews the second day’s play of the First Test, which he thinks could have belonged to Steve Smith.

Round 14 – Richmond v GWS: The simplicity after the complexity

Tigers supporter, Chris Daley, watched the Tigers have a scrappy win against the Giants with his family on Saturday. Then found out a few days later that some players were born in the moment and have never left.

Round 15 Preview

David previews 3 games which have the most interest in Round 15.

The Ashes 2015 – First Test: Banter, Insight and Memory

Test talk. Hit us with your insights and memories.

Round 14 – Richmond v GWS: The Jetlag Game

Stephen Alomes’ possibly-delayed-by-jetlag report on a grey day at the G.

Torture with a sprinkle of youth: Ashes 2015 Day One Review

Sean Mortell reviews Day 1 of the 1st Ashes test in Cardiff. In particular, Sean points out that the Aussies may not be as invincible as everyone thought.

Confessions of an Adelaide Boy

Jamie Mason has changed his view of the Adelaide Crows. In this fine debut piece, he explains why. [A moving tribute – Ed]

State of Origin – Game 3: Jubilant Queensland (the whole state)

“They won the mental game . They won the physical game. They won the skills game. They passed the magical 50 points mark.” A brilliant reflection on the history of Queensland sport from JJ Leahy, inspired by the magnificent performance of JT, Cam Smith and…well, all of them really.

Fitzroy Rotary Pick One Update: Round 14

The latest Fitzroy Rotary info from Peter Hille.

Footys4All: Connor Evans at the Oceania Wrestling Championships

Footys4All ambassador: Connor Evans

Cardiff Test – England v Australia, Day 1: Cymryd eich eiliadau (take your moments)

A life, a game, is comprised of moments.

Cardiff Test – England v Australia, Day One: Dizzy’s done us in!

Ashes Test cricket is back. Watching Yorkshiremen pile on the afternoon runs, Joe Moore has cause to wonder about the influence of our beloved JN Gillespie.

Round 15 Preview – Tackling a few issues?

Sal previews Round 15 of the AFL. While tackling a few issues that are currently in the AFL.

Life and Death

Matt Zurbo reflects.

Round 15 – Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: On tour

The Collingwood Life takes Cam Hooke to Thailand (can anyone enlighten him on how to watch the game on a Thursday afternoon in Phuket?). Here’s his preview of the Port fixture.

Eve, destruction….

Cranky Pete delivers some quality cricket poetry on the opening day of The Ashes.
*Warning- not suitable for devotees of “Nearly Brearley”.

Almanac Music: Stereo fun at Newport Folk Festival

Smokie Dawson and his Stereo Stories colleagues kept the laughs coming during a 45 minute bracket at the Newport Folk Festival in Melbourne on Sunday 5 July.

Almanac Racing – low key big day on massive weekend

“Finals Day” is a tribute to the VRC’s programming and a card worthy of scrutiny. Alas, that’s unlikely given the weather and sporting alternatives. But, a winner’s a winner and Crio’s ready to multi-task (if he can only get the remote!).

Almanac Cricket – Ashes 2015: The Ashes 101

Stephen Fry explains the origins of The Ashes for the novices discovering Australia and England’s rivalry on the cricket pitch.

Round 14 – Essendon v St Kilda: It’s raining goals, hallelujah

Yvette Wroby mixes the sadness of the loss of Phil Walsh with the joy of the fellowship she finds in the St Kilda supporting fraternity. And with a record-breaking win over the Dons, there was much joy and singing to be had at the Docklands.