Almanac Football History: An ordinary meeting of the VFA in 1892

And you thought behavioural awareness officers were extreme…

Stab Punt Jim Johnson dug up this relic from the 1890s: a report of a general meeting of the VFA. Read on to see how the conduct of uncouth spectators was tackled in the 19th Century!

Almanac Cricket: What is Not Cricket and What is Not Not cricket?

Stab Punt Jim reflects on cricket, the lessons learned as a young boy and how the ethics of the game can be determined through one simple question: ‘Is it cricket?’

Almanac Memoir: Seeing Lou Richards as a young fella

Jim Johnson tells the story of the efforts to which his family went to see Collingwood and Lou Richards at Vic Park in the late `40s.