Almanac Moments: When Ron Barassi came to lunch

Ron Barassi brought a party to lunch one day, to hear Anson Cameron. It was a ripper afternoon.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Finals Week 3 – Go Pies

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life is confident the Pies can make their way through to the Grand Final by defeating the Giants in their Preliminary Final match.

NRL Finals Week 2: The Road to the Finals – Part 2

Matt O’Hanlon casts a very thorough eye over the two NRL semi-finals this weekend, applying the principles of horse-racing and the superior logic of the MOH mind.

Finals Week 2: AFL Footy Fixture 2023 – 1st and 2nd Semi Finals

Find out who plays where and when in Week 2 of the AFL 2023 Final series.

Finals Week 3 – Results

Check out the results of Week 3 of the AFL 2023 final matches.

AFLW 2023: Preliminary Finals – Results

Check out the results of AFLW 2023 season for the Preliminary Finals.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Review – Finals Week 1: 1st Qualifying Final

Collingwood advance to a preliminary final as Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life reports on their win over Melbourne in the 1st Qualifying Final.

NRL Week 1 Finals: The Road to the Finals – Part One

Matthew O’Hanlon has put together his thoughts for the lead up to Week 1 of the NRL Finals.

Almanac Music: Jimmy Buffett – a reflection

Like many, the announcement of Jimmy Buffett’s death was a surprise and shock. Daryl Schramm remembers his introduction to the music of Jimmy Buffett.

Finals Week 1 – AFL Fixture Finals 2023: Qualifying and Elimination Finals

The AFL season 2023 Finals commence with the Qualifying and Elimination round of matches – check who, where, and when theta’s are playing.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 24 Review / Finals Week 1 Preview

Collingwood win the minor premiership and now for the finals! Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life and true believers are in a positive frame of mind.

Balcony Banter: Cotch and Jack(s) – thanks for everything!

Dave Campbell took his mother to see the farewell match for Cotch and Jack. Read his Balcony Banter article here.

” ‘Big Emmy’…a ruck colossus of his era…” by KB Hill

Emmy De Fazio is an OMFNL Hall of Famer. KB Hill caught up with the former ruckman recently.

Almanac Footy History: Italo Cesari – Dromana’s Illustrious Footballer & Soldier

Historian Roger Spaull uncovers the fascinating life of Italo Cesari. The former Dromana FC footballer took part in the famous Pioneer Exhibition Match – the first game of Australia Rules to be played on foreign soil – in 1916, which provided the blueprint for modern Anzac Day football.

Almanac Rugby League – Book Release: ‘Rugby League in New Zealand: a people’s history

Glen Dwyer from the Newtown Jets brings to our attention a new book about rugby league win New Zealand, ‘Rugby League in New Zealand: a people’s history’ by Ryan Bodman.

Almanac (Barossa) Lunch: Neil Balme and Anson Cameron (Aug 25)

Neil Balme and Anson Cameron will be our guests for lunch at the Tanunda Club on August 25.

Round 24 – AFL 2023 Footy Fixture

It’s the last round of the home and away footy so who makes the final 8? Check out who, where, and when your team is playing for Round 24.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 23 Review/Round 24 Preview

The Pies came up short against their fellow top two aspirants, Brisbane. Cam Hooke looks at the fallout and what to expect from a final clash with old enemy Essendon before the finals.

Book Release: Tom Wills by Greg de Moore

Greg de Moore’s authoritative and highly captivating biography of Tom Wills has been out for a few months. The updated edition includes new research and addresses the most troubling questions surrounding the man himself.

‘Brad Murray…reflecting on the highs and lows of football…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill talks with Brad Murray, a Myrtleford icon, about Brad’s wide-ranging experiences in footy.