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Breeders Kill Shelter Animals’ Chance to Have a Life

Deakin Uni journalism student Shannon Cole examines the many issues surrounding pet breeding, animal rescues, and pet adoption.

Volunteer of the Year 2019: Who is Donna Cartwright?

Shannon Cole looks at Donna Cartwright, and the work of her organisation, Mums Supporting Families in Need.

To drive or to walk? That is the question.

Shannon Cole explores getting kids into more exercise by encouraging them to walk to school rather than being driven by their parents.

Dancing Queen

Deakin student Shannon Cole reflects upon her time as a budding childhood dancer until fate intervened as she explains.

On Frankston’s Pantry Plus and their Pluses

Deakin student Shannon Cole is impressed with the Pantry Plus Program that provides food for under resourced people in the community.

Social Media – The New Therapist?

Deakin Uni student Shannon Cole raises some of the concerns young people are now facing through the role of social media in their lives.

The Modelling Industry: How Women’s Lives are Endangered

We encourage Deakin Uni journalism students to publish here at the Footy Almanac. In recent times Shannon Cole wrote about her role as a swimming coach. Here she tackles the subject of modelling.

In What Colours Do You See The World?

Deakin journalism student Shannon Cole and her family came to Australia from South Africa almost 20 years ago. Sooner or later they had to choose which footy teams to follow. Here’s how it worked out.

The Life of a Swimming Teacher: My Experience Throughout my First Year of Teaching

Shannon Cole shares her experiences of becoming a swimming teacher, developing relationships with her students, and the pleasure she receives in fulfilling her role.

The Struggle of Gifted Children

Supporting gifted children and their needs can be a difficult and ongoing issue in many schools. Teacher Clare Ball has developed a program that provides opportunities to extend the abilities of gifted children as Deakin journalism student Shannon Cole reports.

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of the A-League 2014/15 so far

Dennis Gedling runs the rule over the current state of play in the A-League as we approach both the half-way point of the season, and the domestic break for the 2015 Asian Cup. [A power of work here, and well worth the read – Ed]

A-League: Spotlight shines on Euro superstars

Our A-league expert Tom Riordan previews the new season that kicks off on Friday, including his final ladder predictions.

In A-League of its Own 15 (2011/12)

Tom’s weekly outlook on the A-League Melbourne Heart has cemented their place in the finals series for the first time in their short history following a 2-2 draw with Sydney FC. After taking a comfortable 2-0 lead into half time, the home side threw away their advantage by the 80th minute after substitute Shannon Cole [Read more]

In A League of Its Own- Edition 17

Tom’s weekly outlook on the A-League They say that the ladder never lies, and I agree. This season’s A-League is just past midway through, and like in the EPL over their Christmas break, you’ll often find that the table doesn’t change too much from halfway until the end of the season. But this season in [Read more]

In A League Of Its Own 11

Tom’s weekly outlook on the A-League In another week of the A-League, the 5 matches on offer continued a very good theme this season: open, exciting, attacking football with plenty of goals. Not only is there more excitement this year, but the standard is improving every week. The midweek game came to us from the [Read more]

In A League Of Its Own – Issue 3

Tom’s weekly outlook on the A-League Of the ten teams that played in round one of season 2010/11, only one took home the full 3 points. Subsequently, the other four matches resulted in a draw. 16 minutes into the new A-League season and Melbourne Heart’s A-league journey, Central Coast Mariners captain Alex Wilkinson tucked away [Read more]

Two imposters

John Gordon recalls the noted Kipling poem “If” in this tale of sporting woe, joy and where they fit into the bigger picture in the wake of West Coast’s exit from 2019.

Almanac Flashback – Round 21 2009: The Wrap has his say!

Another Footy Flashback to Round 21, 2009 with The Wrap’s analysis of the results of those games. And as he says, “…..if you read it in The Wrap you’ll know it’s not crap.” A cracker of a read!

Fathers’ Day

John Gordon’s debut piece for the Almanac is a touching account of family and football expressed through coach and players on one hand, and in the stands on the other. [Welcome John – thanks for this beaut piece which will definitely get a run in The Eagles’ Almanac – JTH]

Almanac Football: 1993 Revisited

Stainless takes a fascinating trip down memory lane as he recalls the 1993 AFL season. [With a nod to the Brettig-Collins-Gill podcast – Ed]