Almanac Lunch: Ben Robbins (July 21)


Join us for lunch and a chat with Ben Robbins, who started life in the bush, played footy around Australia, including 92 AFL games, and is now a local family man (he can be spotted with his son Charlie at the Roys Under 9s). He is completing postgrad work in Psychology and enjoying his role at North Melbourne FC.


I am looking forward to hearing Ben’s story and his insights. He is terrific company.


When:   Friday, July 21.  12.30 for 1pm
Where:  North Fitzroy Arms, corner of Reid and Rae Streets, Fitzroy North
$40 for three course – drinks at bar prices

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About John Harms

JTH is a writer, publisher, speaker, historian. He is publisher and contributing editor of The Footy Almanac and He has written columns and features for numerous publications. His books include Confessions of a Thirteenth Man, Memoirs of a Mug Punter, Loose Men Everywhere, Play On, The Pearl: Steve Renouf's Story and Life As I Know It (with Michelle Payne). He appears on ABCTV's Offsiders. He can be contacted [email protected] He is married to The Handicapper and has three kids - Theo13, Anna11, Evie10. He might not be the worst putter in the world but he's in the worst three. His ambition is to lunch for Australia.


  1. E.regnans says

    See you there.

  2. Yvette Wroby says

    thanks John. In the diary.

  3. E.regnans says

    Beautiful day for it.

  4. Keiran Croker says

    I’ll wander over for lunch. Should be good!

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