Almanac Footy History: Round 1, 1919

A remarkable time, Round 1, 100 years ago, Glen reviews the VFL games from that season’s opening games.

Almanac Horseracing – The Corowa Cup: Country racing, a great day out!

The Corowa Cup proved country racing at its best, as Glen Davis reports, with a fistful of dollars in his hands!

Almanac Teams: The Three Cs

Glen! gets into the chorus of creative and crazy Almanac Teams with this crowd consisting of “Three Cs” – Cyril, Cedric and Cecil.

Almanac Teams: Footballing Wallys

We keep coming up with special teams, especially those with names from yesteryear. Today, Glen picks a team of Wallys.

Almanac Teams – a team of VFL Arthurs

Cor blimey! A team of Arfas? Glen has come up with a team of Arthurs, anyone left out?

Almanac Footy Teams – Max !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How about a team of Maxes 99? Smart move 96! Here is Glen’s team.

Almanac Teams: Royals

Now this is a creative team which Glen explains beautifully in his intro – a team with a ‘Royal’ theme.

Australia Day, cricket?

Glen! discusses the issue of Australia Day by looking at its celebration during Adelaide Test matches. He invites a conversation around the concept of Australia Day.

A team that flew the coop, soaring high in the sky

Glen has called upon our fair feathered friends to come up with a footy team of an avian theme. Have any flown the coop and missed the team?

Almanac Footy- A Team Of Hyphens

Glen wondered how many hyphenated players have played AFL/VFL? However he thought he’d compile a list of those players he’s cognisant of.

Almanac Cricket: Boxing Day Test at the ‘G 50 years ago.

Ever wondered about the tradition of Test cricket played at the MCG on Boxing Day? Glen! provides an overview of its history.

Yea. It’s Cup Day !

Victoria’s keenest country racing enthusiast Glen! was at the Yea Picnics on the weekend – and he has a hrse running at Tatura tomorrow (Tuesday). [What’s the horse Glen? – Ed]

Almanac Teams: A cricketing team. Naturally.

Glen’s been thinking about a team of cricket naturals, reflecting the myriad examples of nature on our planet. What do you think of the team he has come up?

Almanac Cricket: Pastures Of Plenty

To Glen’s understanding there have been 26 Australian Test cricketers who were not born in Australia. He has come up with his best 11? What do you think?

Almanac Cricket: An Australian side from L

Glen! is on the (cricket) ball early today starting a run of themed cricket teams. He begins with a team of Ls to mark the debut of Marnus Labuschagne. One selection might send you scurrying to your Wisden.

Peter Norman Week 2018

As we come up to Peter Norman week (Oct 9 -Oct 16), Glen! revisits the story of the man that stood tall with Tommy Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Mexico Olympics.

Almanac Cricket – Basil D’Oliveira: 50 years ago

Glen! takes us back 50 years in cricket history to the lead up to England’s 1968 tour of South Africa and what it meant for South African born Basil D’Oliveira whose cricket career was severely impacted under apartheid.

Blues in Echuca

From blues music to bare knuckle boxing (and a little mention of footy), Glen! takes us through some history of Echuca and surrounds.

July 4 1968 – Global protests and suburban footy

Glen looks back fifty years to a time of political upheaval and couches some footy against it for good measure

Almanac Racing: Riverina Racing

Glen capped off his holidays with a trip to the Corowa races.