Almanac Cricket: Pomborneit Cricket Club November Review

Catch up on all the latest happenings at the Pomborneit Cricket Club with the Bulls November review.

A Tribute to Lindy Burns

The “other” Luke from Colac shares some memories of ABC radio superstar, Lindy Burns, as she winds up the current phase of her broadcast career after well over a decade of capturing the hearts and minds of Victorians via the wireless.

Bailey Smith: Dedicated and driven young gun

Luke Reynolds recently had the privilege to speak to Bailey Smith, captain of the Sandringham Dragons TAC Cup team, 2018 Under 18 All-Australian and touted as a possible top ten draft pick.

Almanac Cricket: Pomborneit Cricket Club October Review

The Pomborneit Bulls are off to a solid start in the 2018/19 season. All the highlights and happenings from October are listed here. #gopombobulls

A walk through History on the Collingwood Footy Tour

The fates finally coalesced for Luke Reynolds as he and his family spent an engrossing couple of hours walking the Collingwood Footy Tour, seven months after a gifted opportunity and 176 years in the making.

Preliminary Final – Richmond v Collingwood: USA, USA, USA

The Reynolds crew had lost their voices by the second quarter but it had been worth it – the Pies were well and truly in control. Luke is still recovering.

Second Semi-Final – Collingwood v GWS: Knitted in Black & White

Son Josh’s Fathers’ Day gift has achieved lucky charm status in the Luke Reynolds household. There was a lot for Luke to like about Collingwood’s first finals win since 2012.

Round 16 – Essendon v Collingwood: Side By Sidebottom

Relocated from his usual seat for a big clash with Essendon with middle child Josh in tow, it was the reassuring presence of 200-game Pie legend Steele Sidebottom and a professional performance from his teammates that grounded Luke Reynolds.

Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Beating the Dees in The Big Freeze (Floreat Pica Society)

This week’s Floreat Pica Society report comes from Luke Reynolds, who enjoyed the Queen’s Birthday clash far more in 2018 than he did in 2017.

Round 11 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Hurstbridge hordes and mature aged debutants

With Auskick and VFL as entree, Luke Reynolds took his youngsters to watch an in-form Magpies as they accounted for Fremantle.

Round 5 – Collingwood v Essendon: A Day To Be Thankful

Luke Reynolds is thankful on ANZAC Day. Thankful for the servicemen and women, for freedom, for being able to share in 7-year-old Josh’s first ANZAC Day game experience and thankful for a Collingwood win.

Round 3 – Carlton v Collingwood: The Man Of Steele

It is a struggle almost as eternal as time itself: the battle between good and evil. Luke Reynolds was on hand to witness the defeat of the dark side.

Round 2 – Collingwood v GWS: Nothing Else Matters

Luke Reynolds reports (from his great seats in the Ponsford precinct) on a game of almosts for his beloved Collingwood.

BBL Stars v Thunder, WBBL Stars v Renegades – Sixes, Super Overs and Shane Watson

Luke Reynolds made it a family night out to the BBL on Saturday where he found the curtain-raiser, a WBBL derby between the Stars and the Renegades to be the highlight of the on-field action. (Great family happy snaps too Luke! KS)

Australia v England – 2nd ODI: Selection Spin

Luke Reynolds reports on another ordinary performance from the Australians, but a rock-solid performance from the visiting Englishmen.

The Departure of Uncle Gerard

Over the years, Gerard Whateley has become a part of the Reynolds family. So when Luke Reynolds heard that he is moving on from the ABC it came as quite a shock!

Almanac Music: Best Gigs of 2017

Luke Reynolds looks at the favourite gigs he attended in 2017, which included a number through country Victoria.

Almanac Music – Best Albums and EPs of 2017

Just in time for Christmas – Luke Reynolds brings his annual review of music highlights. Albums, artists, stories; with an Australia/ New Zealand leaning. [Do you have any to add? -Ed]

Almanac Beer: Prickly Moses is up and about

The Footy Almanac and Prickly Moses are delighted to announce a partnership for the AFL Finals series leading up to the Otway Oktoberfest. Luke Reynolds, who is one of the brewers at Prickly Moses, tells the story. [And explains how you can win tickets to the Otway Oktoberfest]

Bangladesh v Australia – 1st Test, Day 1: More Subcontinental Blues For Warner

Luke Reynolds reports on an engrossing first day of the Bangladesh v Australia Test in Mirpur.