Almanac Rugby League – An evening with Billy Slater

John Harms on an evening at East Coburg CC with Billy Slater.

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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 (appeared?) on ABCTV's Offsiders. He can be contacted [email protected] He is married to The Handicapper and has three school-age kids - Theo, Anna, Evie. He might not be the worst putter in the world but he's in the worst four. His ambition was to lunch for Australia but it clashed with his other ambition - to shoot his age.


  1. I know very little about rugby league. A mate of mine has become a Member of the Storm and wants to take me to a game or two this year. I’m really keen to go. Especially to watch Slater.

  2. Great story, thanks John.

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