The Heartbreak of the Stawell Gift

As Easter approaches, David Griffin discusses some Stawell Gift history.

Almanac Boxing: Australian Boxing and the rise of Super Middleweight Zac Dunn

David G sees the emergence of Zac Dunn in the Super Middleweight as a good story for Australian Boxing.

Almanac Boxing: Zac Dunn v Les Sherrington – A view from the fighters

Zac Dunn and Les Sherrington prepare for their fight Saturday night.

The gentleman of Australian Boxing: Scott Brouwer

In this profile of former boxer Scott Brouwer, David G sees him as a contradiction, out of place in the rough and tumble world that is professional boxing in Australia.

Professional athletics, The Stawell Gift and Luke Stevens – Stories untold

David G questions why promotion for Stawell does not include pro running stories like Luke Stevens

Almanac Boxing: Double Trouble – Malvern Town Hall 19th March

Griffo is seeing double at Malvern Town Hall fight night.

Why do we play Sport?

David G is confronted by the trend in bad behaviour at junior sporting events.

Almanac Pro-running: A photo that defines a sport and an athlete

Dave Griffin shares his story on Les Williams, Pro Running and a photo that captures the moment

The NBA, Pro athletics and women, an interesting mix

David G discovers Dante Exum’s twin sister Tierra creating her own name in pro running

Almanac Bowls: Rolling along

Griffo gets excited by the growth opportunities in Lawn Bowls

Almanac Boxing: Barry Michael Fight Night 26th February 2016

David G reports on Barry Michael Fight night

 Thoughts on a couple of Sports.

Friday night musings on professional sport by David G

Almanac Boxing – Murray Thomson Promotion

David G reports on Murray Thomson Fight Night at Doncaster Shoppingtown Hotel

Almanac Boxing: Murray Thomson – A boxing life.

Dave Griffin doesn’t hold the punches in this article about boxing stalwart Murray Thomson

Almanac Athletics: The Ringwood Gift – A quarter mile worth remembering.

David G reports on the Ringwood Gift run over 400m and not the usual 120m distance.

Wangaratta Gift – Bombers history

Essendon players have featured in past Wangaratta Gifts, David Griffin shares the history.

Almanac Pro-running: Maryborough Gift – an Aussie tradition

The Maryborough Gift is certainly time-honoured (since 1857) as David G points out. This year the men’s event was won by Dylan Panizza (son of WAFL legend, Daryl) and the women’s by Eliza Wilson.

Almanac Boxing: Forget Anthony Mundine, Zac Dunn is here!

Griffo predicts 2016 will be a big year in Boxing for Brunswick’s Zac Dunn.

Footy and the Cleo Bachelor – Beauty or the Beast?

David Griffin takes exception to double standards in reporting beauty contests.

US Sport, Cigars and New York City

David Griffin takes a waft of the New York sporting landscape and exhales with a unique experience.