The Hawks beat the Cats in a vicious second half knockout…. and with finals so close, will the Cats be able to pick themselves off the canvas?
There’s a gem at every footy club. For the Wandal Bulls, it’s masseuse Tuck.
“Run…. Hawthorn, run…. kick those goals…. ’till the game is won….”
The black and whites pull off a win against the team in orange, white and… charcoal…?
The Unknown Sports Lover responds to the Cronulla deal and does not sugar-coat the situation. Your thoughts? On the concept of the deal? On the terms of the deal? On what should ave happened?
AFL Round 22 – Hawthorn v Geelong: When Big Bang Theory Met Intelligent Design … All while they were livin’ in the 70’s.
One-eyed Gregor Lewis sees cause and effect in the latest Hawks v Cats home & away fixture. Bigger things await. But can the Hawks remember who they are? Can these Cats make them forget?
Tom Riordan had food for thought watching the best team in the comp take apart his Dogs. Unexpectedly good seats, too.
Yvette Wroby’s Saints boys were in Melbourne for the last time this season, and she runs the ruler over their future prospects.
There wasn’t much to talk about in his Eagles desultory win over the struggling Demons, so Peter Baulderstone thought he would focus on a man close to both clubs in Neale Daniher.
The cleverest, funniest piece you will read on the Almanac or anywhere this footy season. Tony Robb channels Bob Dylan to sing the Blues about his Blues and take the piss out of Mick.
Andrew Gigs Gigacz’ father passed away at 5am this morning. Here is Gigs’ tribute. [Gigs has been a dedicated contributor to the Almanac community over many years. Our thoughts are with you Gigs – JTH]
Susie Giese journeys across Western Victoria all afternoon in her job as a sports photographer, then its off to Kardinia Park to see her Cats take on their despised rivals the Fremantle Dockers.
The Wrap comes up with a new angle on improving the Great Game and offers his insights into the crucially finals-shaping Round XXII.
Sal chases a dollar at the footy and the races and prays for the good fortune of the Friars in their fight to stay in Div 1.
Magpie fan Cam Hookes understates his case in previewing the GWS – Collingwood game. Injuries? The Pies have had a few. Poor games lately? The Pies have had a few. A win for the Pies? Comprehensively, with a bit of a push.
Wayde Petersen shares memories and pix of his father and the Plenty Rovers (now Mernda) footy club. Saturday is Mernda’s last game at the old Schotter Street ground before moving to new facilities next season. Wayde would like plenty of people to come down for the farewell.
Clocks, petals, a door. Haiku Bob tries to make sense of another Collingwood loss.
‘Great’ is a cheap adjective these days, but Mahela Jayawardene was truly a great Test batsman. And pretty handy in shorter forms of the game too. Luke Reynolds summarises a brilliant career.