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Celebrated artist Nick Howson has just taken out a membership for 2019. His art appears on our site. Read more (and contact Nick) HERE.

 

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The Eagles Almanac 2018 tells the story of their premiership season.
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Australia v India – Perth, Day 5: The Australians mop up

Bob Utber enjoys his stroll to The ARK and then watches Australia tidy up the Indian innings for a fine victory.

Pub Review: The Cumberland, Glanville

So, if you’ve a raging thirst, or you want to hear one, then this pub is right there. And, should you wish, you can catch a train. Mickey Randall reviews The Cumberland Hotel in Glanville.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v India Test series: Thank god we met Kohli!

After a day of escalating inter-team on-field antics, things could be, and were, worse

Australia v India – Perth, Day 4: “It’s all happening!”

Citrus Bob reports on another enthralling day of Test cricket as the Aussies edge closer to victory over India.

Australia v India – Perth, Day 3: Brilliant contest

Citrus Bob is captivated by another superb day of Test cricket as the Indians do the best they can to get back into the contest. And should Virat Kohli’s masterful innings have been ended as it was?

Australia v India – Perth, Day 2: Tension in The Ark

Cirus Bob Utber makes his way to The Ark. He describes a brilliant, even day of test cricket, where the Indian skipper led the fightback.

Australia v India – Perth Test, Day1: A nose in front?

Citrus Bob reports from Perth on Day 1 of the Second Test between Australia and India.

Almanac Art: Nick Howson

Nick Howson’s paintings are held in prominent Australian collections. His art is best known for its sporting and historical themes. Check out some of Nick’s art here.

Almanac Cricket – Interview with Jason Sangha

Following Jason Sangha’s thrilling burst onto the Australian domestic cricket scene, Sean Mortell asked the former Australian Under-19 captain and current New South Wales player what it was like to break through and begin to make a name for himself in the cricketing world.

Almanac Cricket: Pomborneit Cricket Club November Review

Catch up on all the latest happenings at the Pomborneit Cricket Club with the Bulls November review.

The Eagles Almanac Launch – photos

Some photos taken at the launch of The Eagles Almanac at the North Fitzroy Arms on Wednesday night.

VAFA Media Awards “Best Online Feature Story” 2018 – Williamstown CYMS AFC: Into The Ammos!

Great news. Smokie Dawson has won the 2018 VAFA media award for “Best online feature story.” We first published it here in May. The story of Williamstown CYMS AFC; a history of the club’s inception into the VAFA. Here it is.

A meditation on this Australia. Australia v India: this near wild heaven

David Wilson leans on R.E.M. in this meditation on Australia, 2018 – the place, the idea, the “vibe” that represented Australian men’s cricket this past week in Adelaide.

Party! Dec 12. The Eagles Almanac Melbourne Launch

Our end of year function – the launch of The Eagles Almanac 2018 and Almanac Christmas Drinks all rolled into one night – will be held on Dec 12 at the North Fitzroy Arms. All welcome. Details in this post. [Free event of course – drinks at pub prices. Comp pub nibblies.]

So what’s in The Eagles Almanac 2018?

So what is in The Eagles’ Almanac 2018?

‘…..SPUD……….’ – KB Hill

There’s no stopping KB Hill. This time he profiles a real character from Wangaratta – Renato Leonardo Patat, better known as ‘Spud’. Comparisons with Nino Culotta aren’t far off the mark!

Australia v India – Adelaide: An investor’s experience

Daryl Schramm spent the Test at the Test, looking for good cricket and signs of an improving trajectory for the Australians as he is off to see the Ashes series in England next year.

Almanac Footy- A Team Of Hyphens

Glen wondered how many hyphenated players have played AFL/VFL? However he thought he’d compile a list of those players he’s cognisant of.

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 5: Pessimistic Optimism

Sean Mortell is expectant and more than a little nervous as he takes his position in front of the TV. He sees the Australians put up a super fight but the Indians claim victory.

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 5: In The End

The series is not over. But Smokie Dawson reckons Australia’s brittle batting line-up will need to improve markedly.