Almanac Teams: An innings cut short

In a thoughtful response to an earlier Phil Dimitriadis piece, Glen! compiles a team of cricketers who had their careers cut short by tragedy or misfortune.

Moon Landing – A Football(in)g Space

Glen! takes us to the moon and back as he contemplates 50 years since the first Moon landing. For old times’ sake, he also reminds us of what was happening in the VFL that week. (Ah, memories… – Ed.!)

Almanac Teams: The Red Cats (from Geelong)

Glen! was a Cats supporter for 30 years. He has selected a team of Geelong redheads from that era, but is keen for readers to uncover a few more, especially from before his time.

Almanac Teams: The Last Noel

Have we seen the last Noel in AFL footy? Glen! is undeterred. Here’s his team of Noels.

Almanac Teams: Norm, be in it!

Remember Life Be In It! And norm. Well Glen! has picked a team of Norms.

Almanac Teams: Terry from the Footy Almanac

Terry’s the name. Not Ted. Nor is it Terrence – that’s better left for actors. Ted is a footy name with a fine tradition, and Glen! is the man to do it justice. Read his team of Teds, then offer your own suggestions.

VFL Round 1: Williamstown v Port Melbourne – Rekindling old rivalries in the sunset

It’s been a few years since Glen! has seen Port Melbourne in the VFA/VFL; he made a return to watch on as Williamstown played picturesque host to a contest between two doyens of the Victorian game in Round 1.

Almanac Teams: Harolds

Glen! returns to Almanac Teams with his own side made up of players with the moniker of Harold, with focus on famed Preston hardman, Harold Martin. Almanackers, let us know of any other Harolds who were unlucky to miss – particularly if they played after 1968!

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]