Thursday @ The Almanac

Footy’s Back!

Footy Tipping: Join our 2019 AFL tipping competition HERE.

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Almanac Event in Perth – March 28. Windsor Hotel. All welcome. Details HERE.

 

AFL Round 1

Carlton v Richmond
Collingwood v Geelong
Melbourne v Port Adelaide
Adelaide v Hawthorn
Brisbane v West Coast Eagles
Western Bulldogs v Sydney
St Kilda v Gold Coast Suns
Greater Western Sydney v Essendon
Fremantle v North Melbourne

 

AFLW Preliminary Finals

Carlton v Fremantle
Adelaide v Geelong

 

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Almanac Footy Tipping in 2019

We have two tipping comps for the 2019 AFL season: the standard tipping comp where you pick the winner of each game, and the ever-intriguing, time-honoured AFL Tip the Top 8 competition. Join now. All welcome. Spread the word.

2019 – Round 1: Picked your tips for the season opener?

Season 2019 starts Thursday night, with the opening game between Carlton and Richmond. Have Carlton improved, and will Richmond have a fire in their belly to revenge last season’s fade out? We’ll soon find out! Bring it on!

A Culture of Respect

La Trobe University Football Club have developed a document of Culture of Respect reflecting the ethos, guiding beliefs and ideals for all their members to embrace. Footy Almanac shares this inspiring document with you.

AFLW Round 7 – Fremantle v North Melbourne: And so to the finals

Les Everett reports from the west on Fremantle’s convincing victory against the Roos in the last round of the AFLW season and their march to the finals.

The Almanac Oracle Challenge, 2019

Want to be the Almanac Oracle for 2019? Edward P Olsen has come up with a cracker of a concept. Correctly predict the questions presented by him, and you may be the lucky recipient of the AO come season end.

Three coins in a fountain, three Cols in a room!

Col, Col, and Col were all in the same room together! This gathering of Cols is a extremely rare event as Col explains.

Oval named after La Trobe sporting legend

Tony Sheehan, a Distinguished Alumni at La Trobe University, was officially honoured last week with the naming of The Tony Sheehan Oval during the opening of La Trobe’s new Sports Park Pavilion.

AFLW Preliminary Finals – Crunch time!

Penultimate games of the AFLW 2019 season 2019 so who will go onto play in the Grand Final? Two cracking games will decide the outcome.

The Rooster crows at 40

A day in the life of Igor as he visits Melbourne to meet up with The Rooster to watch her Blues take on his Lions at Princes Park. [Epic – JTH]

Almanac Rugby League – Jason Taumalolo: Wrecking Ball

We’re giving rugby league a bit off a plug at the Almanac today. Our video highlight features our Player of the Round from last weekend’s matches, Jason Taumalolo from the North Queensland Cowboys.

Predictions

The Rhymer is primed for Round 1 of the new season with his latest offering, ‘Predictions’.

AFLW Round 7 – GWS v Geelong: Fumbling into Finals

GWS ended their AFLW season in great style, but Sean Mortell asks why they didn’t show the same ruthless streak when their season was on the line.

Almanac Rugby League – NRL Round 1 fallout

What can just one round of the new season tell us? Perhaps more than we might expect but, come September, we just might end up with egg on our faces!

‘Old Champ Shows Her Class…….’ – KB Hill

Michelle Hill may well be the greatest player in the history of the Wangaratta Lawn Tennis Club. KB Hill makes a compelling case in his latest portrait of a local sporting legend.

Moz The Magnificent: A reprised tribute to an injured hero

Neil Anderson reprises his penned tribute to injured Doggies hero, Dale Morris. A Bulldogs win was the perfect tribute to the man they call Moz as he reached his 250 game milestone against North Melbourne, Round 19, 2018.

Almanac Footy Teams – Ken-oath they were good!: A Team of Kens

No Barbies here, just Kens! Phil Dimitriadis excells himself once again with a fabulous team of footy Kens.

AFLW Round 7 – Melbourne v Adelaide: This is finals (Almost).

Caspar McLeod describes a tough match for the Demons against a brilliant Adelaide Crows side.

JLT Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v St Kilda: Running towards footy

Yoshi tries to juggle training for the Osaka Dingoes with watching his Saints play the Doggies.

Almanac Snooker: Ronnie O’Sullivan’s thousandth century break

Always worth watching Ronnie. Check this out.

Almanac Lunch – 2019 Footy Almanac Launch

Footy season 2019 was launched for The Footy Almanac today at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel with former WCE premiership player, Sam Butler as the guest speaker.