The best Crows team that never was

While footy continues to bore Citrus Bob Utber, he has found the time to select a best ever Adelaide side that never got the chance to grace the field together.

Almanac Cricket: Sir Everton Weekes – a tribute

Bob Utber is one of the lucky few who got to watch the West Indies’ three W’s tour Australia in 1951-52. Although the late Sir Everton Weekes may not have flourished down under, he still left his mark on Aussie crowds.

Round 2 – Geelong v Hawthorn: The ancients rise

That rarest of things at present, a match report from inside the game! ‘Citrus’ Bob Utber was on the spot to see the Cats do a number on the Hawks.

Bugger Boris!: A cricket team of initials

Citrus Bob Utber can’t help himself! He has come up with another cricket team to keep everyone guessing; this time, a team of initials!

Three icons

Citrus Bob shares the stories of three individuals who played big roles in sport and society around Mildura and beyond. In memory of Tony Osler, Brian Weightman and Michael Bowden.

An Australian Cricket Team for the Pandemic

Citrus Bob Utber has thrown down a cricket challenge to Almanackers. Can you identify the players from the clues?

Round 1 – Adelaide v Sydney: Running on empty

Petrol was cheap, Mel’s cakes were welcome, but the footy was very ordinary indeed according to Citrus Bob Utber. Bob reports from Adelaide for the Round 1 clash between Adelaide and Sydney.

Almanac Cricket: Media Release from the England and Wales Cricket Board regarding ‘The Hundred’

The Poms have announced a new cricket format they are implementing during their coming summer season. This, and other announcements from the ECB have been made available by Citrus Bob Utber.

Sing the Song

Citrus Bob is not happy! Why? Lousy singing by winning teams of their theme song after a victory is just not up to scratch and has got on his goat!

Villers-Bretonneux remembers once again: School supports bushfire efforts

What a fantastic message from the students of the Victoria School, Villers-Bretonneux, France for sharing information of their efforts in supporting victims of the Australian bushfires. [Thanks Citrus Bob – Ed]

Australia v New Zealand – Second Test, Day 4: Another masterclass from Australia

Tom Blundell makes a wonderful ton for New Zealand but it’s not enough to stave off defeat as the Aussies handsomely win the Second Test at the MCG reports Citrus Bob Utber.

Australia v New Zealand – Second Test, Day 3: Unbeatable lead set up

Australia is in a commanding position on Day 3 at the MCG in the Second Test between Australia v New Zealand reports Citrus Bob Utber.

Australia v New Zealand – Second Test, Day 2: Cricket the big winner at the MCG

A thoroughly enjoyable day of cricket reports Citrus Bob Utber on Day 2 of the Second Test Australia v New Zealand with cricket and sportsmanship shining brightly.

Australia v New Zealand – Second Test: Day 1 MCG

Citrus Bob Utber reports the Aussies are holding the upper hand on Day 1 of the Second Test at the MCG between Aust v NZ.

Has the Big Bash lost its bash?

Grumpy Old Man Citrus Bob Utber is not happy! Why? The Big Bash of course! Check out his story.

Australia v New Zealand: First Test, Day 4: All Over Red Rover

Citrus Bob wraps up his take on the First Test in Perth, with thoughts on the WACA and what to expect at the MCG for Boxing Day.

Australia v New Zealand – First Test, Day 3: The screws are tightened

Citrus Bob Utber braves the heat again in Perth as the Australian put themselves into a very strong position.

Australia v New Zealand – First Test, Day 2: Captain Paine does the trick

Citrus Bob Utber watches Tim Paine keep the Kiwis in the field on a day of 40 degree heat, preparing for an evening onslaught. Mitch Starc rises to the challenge.

Australia v New Zealand – First Test: Day 1 Report from Perth

A hot steamy day did not spoil a solid day of Test cricket for Citrus Bob Utber as Marnus Labuschagne dominates with the bat for the Aussies.

Australia v Pakistan: Second Test, Day 4 – And now the end is near (Apologies to Frankie S)!

Australia cruises to victory defeating Pakistan in the Second Test by an innings and 48 runs as reported by Citrus Bob Utber from the Adelaide Oval.