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.

Australia v Pakistan – Second Test, Day 3: The Winter Game

On a freezing day in Adelaide Citrus Bob Utber watches the Pakistani tail put up a real fight, before being asked to follow on.

Australia v Pakistan – Second Test, Day 2: Great day for the Aussies!

David Warner crushes the spirit of Pakistan with the second highest Test score by an Australian, 335no! Then the quicks come in for the kill! Citrus Bob reviews an enthralling Day 2 of cricket at the Adelaide Oval.

Australia v Pakistan – Second Test, Day 1: Ho Hum

Citrus Bob dodges the emus and kangaroos as he drives from Mildura to Adelaide to take up his seat for the Second Test. He enjoys a day of classic footwork from two comfortable batsmen. But is it much of a contest?

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: First Test Day 4 at the ‘Gabba

Spirited innings from both Babar and Rizwan were not enough for Pakistan as they finally succumb, losing outright to the Aussies on Day 4 at the ‘Gabba as Citrus Bob reports.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: First Test Day 3 at the ‘Gabba

Hans Solo, Obi-wan-Kenobi, trumpets, and the troopers are all a part of Day 3 at the ‘Gabba as the Aussies plunder the Pakistani bowlers to produce a huge score as Citrus Bob reports.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: First Test Day 2 at the ‘Gabba

The Aussies are headed for a substantial lead in the First Test as they plunder the Pakistani bowlers at the ‘Gabba on Day 2 reports Citrus Bob.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: First Test Day 1 Review

Bob Utber reviews the first day of play Australia v Pakistan in the first test at the ‘Gabba after his long trip to Brisbane.

Almanac Art: Not Another Bloody Football Art Show! Yep!

Come along and help Citrus Bob Utber raise funds to publish his ‘The History of the Lang Lang Football Club’ by checking out the art show at The Howler Brewery in Lang Lang featuring well know artists Shantelle Perry,  Kendra Heil, Kate Birrell, Susan Sutton, and others.

Almanac Flashback: Dangerman is a safe bet for a big future with the Crows

Who knows a player better than their own family? For those who didn’t know, the Almanac’s ‘Citrus’ Bob Utber has inside knowledge of one P. Dangerfield. This piece was originally posted back in 2009. You may find it explains a lot about what has transpired since.

Footy History: Do you now what team this is?

Do you know which footy team this was? Citrus Bob Utber could do with a hand.

Round 14 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: Stab kicks with Citrus Bob Utber

Citrus Bob Utber “stab kicks” from Adelaide as he reports on the Round 14 match between Port Adelaide and Geelong. [Congrats great-grandpa! – Ed]

Round 7 – Melbourne v Hawthorn: Pink Lady Day

Citrus Bob saw a thriller between Melbourne and Hawthorn on what is always a big day for every footy fan touched by the scourge of breast cancer.

Round 3 – Adelaide v Geelong: Cats show their class

Footy is important – but the shocking drought in South Australia is more important, observes our elder statesman Citrus Bob Utber. Things are grim. A Crows win may have added some temporary cheer. Alas, the Cats were too good on the night with Rhys Stanley continuing his good form, and Danger and Tim Kelly in even better form.

Almanac Cricket – South Africa v Sri Lanka, First Test: Don’t tell Citrus Bob Test cricket is dead!

A sleepless night caused Citrus Bob Utber to watch one of the most enthralling and exciting finishes to a cricket match he has ever seen. Read his recount of the last 100 minutes of the South Africa v Sri Lanka First Test match.

Australia v Sri Lanka, Second Test – Day 4: Going through the motions!

Manuka continues to surprise Citrus Bob, its food and eating places please, but will day 4 of the cricket offer any surprises? Unfortunately not as Citrus reports on the demise of the sub-standard Sri Lanka team.

Australia v Sri Lanka, Second Test – Day 3: Citrus turns sour?

Citrus Bob Utber is grumpy, but not really too grumpy. Khawaja and Starc make the slectors’ job even harder as Australia bat the Sri Lankans out of the Test match.

Australia v Sri Lanka, Second Test – Day 2: A smorgasbord!

Citrus Bob is treated to a smorgasbord of brilliant food, and a smorgasbord of runs by the Aussies as he reports on all the action of day 2 at Manuka.

Australia v Sri Lanka, Second Test – Day 1: Aussie ton drought breaks

After early wobbles, Australia’s batsmen rediscovered the art of Test century-making. Citrus Bob Utber was on the spot to report.

Australia v Sri Lanka, First Test – Day 1: Australia in another league

Citrus Bob watching the Test in comfort at home with the weather temperature outside a mild 46 degrees is glad he took this option. From what he has seen in the first day’s play the “ordinary” Australian team is miles ahead of their opposition as he reports.