Almanac Book Review – ‘Merger’ (Part 1: Background)

In response to William Westerman’s ‘Merger’, Callum Quirk has taken a fine-toothed comb to the events of Fitzroy in 1996 and the environment in which they occurred. First up he sets the scene at a macro level, by looking at the emerging philosophical trends.

Almanac (Footy) Book Review: ‘Larrikins and Legends’ by Dan Eddy

Raging Bull has enjoyed the story of Carlton’s domination (despite internal conflicts) from 1979-82, and the larrikins and legends who played hard and partied hard.

Almanac Books: ‘1989 – The Great Grand Final’

The 1989 Grand Final between Hawthorn and Geelong was one the great Grand Finals of all time. Raging Bull adds his thoughts about the game.

Almanac Footy: FIDA Seagulls

Callum Quirk reflects on his significant time spent playing for Willy in the FIDA competition, with triumphant highs and lowly lows.

Almanac Footy: The Federation Cup: Collingwood v Carlton.

Callum Quirk recalls the time in 2001 when he was a poster boy for a TAC campaign, their sponsorship of the Collingwood FC, and tossing the coin before the bounce of the ball at the Federation Cup game between Collingwood and Carlton.