Almanac Flashback – Round 1 2010: A new dawn, same old Tigers

Ten years is a long time in footy. 2010, Richmond with a new coach, new administration, supporters were hopeful their season was to turn around but they got off to a shocker!

Boxing Day: Predictions v Reality

Here are the headlines. And the real situation. Tony Robb being as acerbic (and insightful) as ever.

Round 13 – Gold Coast v Carlton: The Shoots are Sprouting

Tony Robb casts a keen eye over the recent Carlton efforts and, for once, there is no sign of the Parkin-jugular. Very measured.

The Game Day Experience – what exactly is it?

The game day experience is many things to many people. Let’s try and keep it accessible to everyone says Tony Robb.

AFLW: A season review and a look ahead

Women’s football has come such a long way and its future looks bright. Tony Robb looks back at the inaugural AFLW season and suggests where the women’s game needs to develop to build on an impressive start.

Anyone for Tennis?

A week at the tennis concluding with the tragedy in Bourke Street puts thing in perspective for the Robb family.

Finals Week 1 – It’s Great to be a Neutral Sometimes

With his Blues not featuring in September, Tony Robb enjoyed watching the first week of finals as a neutral. Despite Patrick Cripps’ Tahitian Coral cut infection…

Almanac Olympics: Sayonara Rio

The carnival is over. And as the Olympics ends, Tony Robb gives his review of the Rio games.

Round 16 – Carlton v Adelaide: Men Against Boys

The road to redemption for Carlton hits a big speed hump in the form of the Adelaide Crows.

Priorities of the Jarryd’s – A few observations from afar

Tony Robb provides some thoughts on the AFL’s venture into netball and a few other things along the way.

Round 7 – Collingwood v Carlton: It’s Not Unusual

Tony Robb channels his inner Tom Jones

Round 6 – Carlton v Essendon: Who stinks less

We might be s#@t but we are a better class of s^%t than Essendon

Canberra Day – a celebration of the capital’s home ground and “local” team

Canberra turns 103 today. Manuka Oval has been a constant for 85 of them. Now the second home of the GWS Giants, will Canberra let it grow? Let us hope so

Another Year – Thoughts, wishes and bits of bikes

Tony Robb with the first of the reviews of 2015. Add your thoughts.

Almanac Golf: The Masters’ Apprentice

Peter Senior wins the Masters. Great story but not the result Tony Robb had hoped for, or Australian golf needed.

The People’s Mug

The Melbourne Cup is the people’s race. Tony Robb reminds us why.

Socialist Football League! More Equal for Some?

The competition has never been more equal. Bollocks. Everything about the AFL is compromised with no better example than the draft and trade period.

Tony Robb comes up with an alernative and calls for discussion.

2015 Grand Final – Hawthorn v West Coast: They’re the Mighty Flying Hawks

Like ’em and loathe ’em, there is no denying that Clarko and the Hawks are among the greats. [And doesn’t miss the Eagles on his way through, either. – Ed]

Finals Week 3 – West Coast v North Melbourne: Diabolical! Got it it one Brian

Tony Robb lets off some steam after watching Saturday night’s Preliminary final between North V West Coast. Diabolical was the theme of the evening, as the Brian and Ray show define the term.

Round 17 – Carlton v Hawthorn: Please, just put it out of its misery

Blues supporter Tony Robb discusses how fortunate he was to be at some historical moments in sport and the Blues v Hawks in Round 17 was one of them, for all the wrong reasons.