Almanac Cycling: Chapeau Jack

Australian Cyclist Jack Bobridge has retired, Dave Parker pays tribute to an extraordinary career.

What Jobe Watson should tell the AFL Commission in his submission

DaveP thinks he’s Jobe Watson and presents his case to the AFL Commission as to why he should keep the 2012 Brownlow Medal.

Almanac Interview: Citrus Bob Utber talks about his grandson Paddy Dangerfield

Congratulations to Patrick Dangerfield on his winning the Brownlow Medal. Here we re-publish this 2015 David Parker interview with much-loved Knacker Citrus Bob Utber – who has some insights into Paddy Dangerfield (his grandson).

Almanac Paralympics: A Question of Elite

The Rio 2016 Paralympics are over and DaveP questions why the respective sports and the athletes are not considered Elite.

AFL Finals: 2005 Omens indicate a Swans Flag

In a time of Finals expectation, DaveP looks for omens to calm the nerves.

Almanac People: Shaun Burgoyne wants greater protection for Sam Mitchell

The recent statement from Hawthorn’s S. Burgoyne imploring better protection for S. Mitchell reminds DaveP of a scene in Catch 22.

Almanac Books: Jan Courtin’s Love affair with the Swans

There was a great deal of love in Sydney today with the launch of Jan Courtin’s book at the SCG. Published in full is Jan’s speech, words that all footy supporters can relate to.

Almanac Olympics: An Olympic Spirit and Kangaroo Diplomacy

DaveP has returned from Rio, no Zika, no muggings and no idea what time it is, to present his final Olympic chapter.

Almanac Olympics: What you don’t see on TV

Our man in Rio DaveP shares some of his Olympic moments.

Almanac Olympics: An Olympic Cycle – The Journey

Our man in Rio, DaveP has been following the Australian Men’s Team Pursuit squad for three years leading into Rio2016, watch an extract of his forthcoming documentary as they race for Gold.

Almanac Olympics – The Global Watering Hole

Our Man in Rio DaveP, provides the inside word as to what is really happening there 2016. [You have us DaveP – JTH]

Almanac Cycling: Rio Selection

Not everyone gets selected, David Parker observes Olympic selection in the Track Cycling Team for Rio 2016.

Muhammad Ali and Parkinson, the Interviews

In a tribute to Muhammad Ali, here is a selection of interviews conducted by Michael Parkinson

Almanac Film: The Drop Kick Eulogy

Drop Kick Eulogy is a great insight into the forgotten art as told by a couple of Football legends from Rupanyup.

Almanac Country Football: The Footballer – Rupanyup Rumour 1954

David Parker has recently discovered a 1954 copy of The Footballer, the Official Organ of the Wimmera League. Enjoy this cracking read of Rupanyup Rumours.

Round 8 – Richmond v Sydney: Lights will guide you home

Richmond’s after the siren win against Sydney was difficult for Swans fan David however in perspective it was a good night.

Collingwood’s new recruit

Collingwood has a new recruit to deal with, A Schadenfreude and opposition fans love him.

Eddie Had Stadium Knocked out for Collingwood Conspiracy

David P sees the real reasons behind Eddie’s Stadium proposal

Almanac Cycling: World Championship Men’s Team Pursuit take it to Team GB

In one of the greatest Team Pursuit Finals, David Parker provides some perspective.

Blondes have more fun

David P has put together a team of blondes, do you have others to add?