Almanac Art: Kate Birrell’s original artwork for The Tigers Almanac 2019 is up for auction

Kate Birrell’s original artwork for The Tigers Almanac 2019 is up for auction. Bids close on Friday 20 December.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v New Zealand: First Test – The Perth Blog

The First Test against New Zealand in Perth gets underway later today. Time for a new blog to allow you to keep us up to date with your take on the flow of the game.

‘Enigmatic Carey, a star of the Depression era…’ by KB Hill

Bert Carey was a mercurial sportsman from up Wangaratta way in the Depression era, performing extraordinary feats on the footy and cricket fields. KB Hill tells the tale.

The Odd Friday Lunch (Dec 13): With special guest Simon Madden

Great to have Simon Madden as our guest at the next Odd Friday/Almanac Lunch. Book now.

“Talking Sideways” – by Reg Dodd & Malcolm McKinnon

“Talking Sideways”, a new book by Reg Dodd & Malcolm McKinnon is a story about Aboriginal life, of living and growing up around Finniss Springs in South Australia’s arid north.

Almanac Cricket – R G D Willis, former England captain dies aged 70

The Almanac community pays tribute to former England captain Bob Willis who has died aged 70.

So what’s in The Tigers Almanac 2019?

Here’s what’s in The Tigers Almanac 2019. (This post includes the Table of Contents) Order your copies now for delivery from Dec 12.

Support the Almanac on Almanac Five Day: $5 on the fifth.

Happy Almanac Five Day (for Dec 5). It would help enormously if you made a $5 contribution towards ensuring the Almanac is sustained.

Almanac Politics: Say it ain’t so Joe!

What did we ever do to Joe Biden?

Almanac Party: The Tigers Almanac 2019 Launch and Festive Season Drinks (Dec 17)

Party. To launch The Tigers Almanac 2019. Dec 17. All welcome.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: Second Test – The Adelaide Blog

Australia are on a roll, whist Pakistan try to pick up the pieces. Will the pink ball make a difference in Adelaide? Feel free to join the discussion as the Second Test begins.

‘Asho’s still ploughing out the runs……’ by KB Hill

Wayne Ashton was a run-scoring machine even as a young bloke and, over the years, amassed both runs and premierships in country Victoria. KB Hill tells the tale.

The Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch (Nov 29): Gilbert McAdam and Ronnie Burns

A double barrel Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch with Gilbert McAdam & Ronnie Burns this Friday (29th). Should be a beauty!

Almanac History – November 27 is quite a day in the calendar of sport and music

The Almanac takes you down Memory Lane to see what happened in the worlds of cricket and rock music on this date. It’s a journey from bright lights to mayhem.

Australia v Pakistan – Second Test: Writer’s call up

The Second Test of the summer is upon us. Keen to pen a few words about the action? We welcome nominations.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: First Test – The ‘Gabba Blog

The 2019/20 Summer of Test cricket gets underway this morning at the ‘Gabba and the Almanac continues its practice of giving you the opportunity to add your comments via our rolling blog as play unfolds.

‘Danny recalls the night he clinched the belt….’ by KB Hill

KB Hill tells the tale of Danny Carey, a likeable larrikin of a lad whose many sporting talents weren’t always fulfilled. He was, however, the Heavyweight Champion of the Riverina at one stage.

Almanac Flashback – Anson Cameron’s Footy Almanac 2009 launch speech (remember this?)

Remember this? Anson Cameron may have shot the Cisco Kid but he knocked everyone over with this classic speech to launch The Footy Almanac in 2009 (A Geelong year).

And here’s the cover of The Tigers’ Almanac 2019

Announcing the cover of The Tigers Almanac 2019. You can order now. The best gift for a Tigers fan since the 2017 edition (also available).

Kieran Modra: The Almanac pays tribute to an Australian Paralympian icon

The Footy Almanac remembers and pays tribute to Kieran Modra, Paralympian icon, who died in a road accident yesterday.