Search Results for: Bill Wootton

Almanac (Ashes) Poetry: ‘Jonny’s walk’ – Bill Wootton

Ruse Faulkner (Bill Wootton) offers a poetic comment on the Bairstow incident and what has followed.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Ernie’ – Bill Wootton

Bill Wootton pays tribute to the late Ernie Hug, the former Collingwood player with huge hands.

Almanac Haiku: ‘The Ump’ – Bill Wootton

We need them. Bill Wootton’s haiku offers insight into umpiring.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Tim’s Pain’ – Bill Wootton

Bill Wootton presents his thoughts of the Tim Paine controversy in verse.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Gerona Street Blues’ – Bill Wootton

Bill Wootton’s poem ‘Gerona Street Blues’ reflects upon life in Keilor during an earlier time.

Almanac Poetry: ‘the live sherrin’ – Bill Wootton

Bill Wootton on that most animated of inanimate objects, the footy.

Almanac Poetry: ‘Warnie’ – Bill Wootton

Bill Wootton pays tribute to the great Shane Warne in verse.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry: ‘Opportunity’ – Bill Wootton

Bill Wootton’s footy poem ‘Opportunity’ reflects a split second decision that should have won Collingwood the Anzac Day clash against Essendon in 1995.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry: Ted’s legacy

What price a Ted Whitten footy card from the Scanlens collection? Bill Wootton thinks back to his treasure trove and how they parted ways.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry: The footy

Ah, the pleasure of that first leather football in the hands of a young boy! Bill Wootton remembers it well.

Almanac (Footy) Poetry: Fred Swift

Fred Swift captained Richmond’s premiership team in 1967, his last quarter goal-square mark a precursor of Leo Barry many years later. But was he over the goal-line? Bill Wootton captures it all in verse.

2022 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai: kids screaming on the trampoline

Haiku Bob shares the entries to his 11th annual Grand Final Haiku Kukai. Cats, birds, Swans, blood, Sweden and lawnmowers, among other things, feature in this collection of verse to mark the 2022 season’s big day.

Almanac Poetry: 2020 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai – smoke and lasers

Haiku Bob’s annual AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai has been another great success. Check out the results.

Nursing Six Packs to their Chests – The 2019 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai

Check out some of the fabulous responses to Haiku Bob’s 2019 AFL Grand Final Haiku Kukai.

Crio’s Racing: One Season Closes and the New One Awaits

It’s the final day of the racing season and Crio journeys to Caulfield for the Bletchingly Stakes and then adjourns to the MCG Blockbuster. Sunday second helpings for the Grand National Steeple?