1972 SANFL Grand Final – North Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Same Again Thanks

It’s fifty years since North Adelaide completed back-to-back SANFL flags. Swish takes a look at the 1972 Grand Final Footy Budget and provides some observations from the Roosters’ acclaimed win in the Champions of Australia a fortnight later.

Round 15 – Geelong v Richmond: Will Jack Henry become the new folk hero?

In a crackerjack match, Jack Henry became Geelong’s latest hero by kicking the last goal of the game to give the Cats a thrilling three point victory over the Tigers reports Citrus Bob Utber.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 15 – Review / Round 16 – Preview

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life reviews Collingwood’s Round 15 win against GWS, and previews their upcoming match against Gold Coast.

Round 15 – Carlton v Fremantle: Rock and Roll Football

A rollicking ride from Shane Thomas as he riffs on the fans who aren’t singing the Blues for Carlton anymore. It might be a long way to the top, but there’s plenty of sausage rolls along the way!

Almanac Teams: Jonestown, Best of Number 38 (1980- )

Keeping up with the Joneses over the back fence is a tough enough ask, but how would your side go in keeping up with the backline in this team? Rodney Boyd’s best of Number 38 features some minor Morris involvement too…

Almanac Footy Life: The Disenchantment of Jimmy Krakouer

Jim Krakouer was a gifted and sensational footballer, and at times a controversial one. With a life regularly afflicted by poor decision making and their resulting consequences, Ian Wilson examines many aspects of Krakauer’s footy career and life.

A Season in the Country: 1975 in the Wimmera and Farrer Leagues – Episode 10

We are now at Episode 10 of Peter Clark’s informative series ‘A Season in the Country: 1975 in the Wimmera and Farrer Leagues’. This week Peter features the Murtoa v Jeparit match and the exploits of Peter ‘Dickie’ Morrison.

Round 15 – AFL 2022 Footy Fixture

Round 15 is upon us so check out where, when, and who your team will be playing this week.

Almanac Philosophy: The Muse is musing on joy

If only the joy of life and sport was knocked out of innocent young players. The Muse tells us about his young neighbour James.

Round 14 – St Kilda v Essendon: Saints bomb out

Col had a fab night at the footy with his daughter, her partner, and his two grandsons, as the Bombers produced their best effort for the season to defeat the Saints in their Round 14 clash.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 15 – Preview

‘Collingwood is coming…’ according to Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life as he previews their Round 15 match against GWS.

Almanac Footy – WAFL Round 9: Ladder shuffle

Steady as she goes for the Falcons as West Coast show there might be some life in their WAFL side yet – Les Everett has the details of Round 9.

Almanac(k) Cricket: The Getting of Wisden

Tomes of the legendary Wisden have found a home at Mark Duffett’s place in exchange for some fine reds…it seems like a cracking deal!

Streets of our Town: All hail the Community Cup!

With the Reclink Community Cup (Melbourne) on Sunday at Victoria Park, we revisit John Harms’s report on the Community Cup of 2017.

‘A present from grandpa’ by Tony Wilson

Tony’s son Jack went through the Hawthorn banner recently with heroes around him…and grandpa. The journey to get there was as worthy as the event and one we think you should check out. [Is the newsletter’s name from a mint commercial ~20 years back? Ed.]

Almanac Teams: Lappin up the Tranquilli-ty; Obscure 37s (1980- )

The second of Rodney Boyd’s Number 37 sides features Mark of the Year winners, Australian Football Hall of Fame Legends and infamous Number 1 draftees.

Almanac Footy: What your club needs.

The Old Dog casts his eye over most of the AFL teams to determine the players they need to make them a premiership threat.

Round 13 – Collingwood v Melbourne: Winter’s here

The Old Dog is multi-tasking on a winter’s night, splitting the firewood and watching the footy replay on his computer. He presents his report of the Queen’s Birthday clash that saw Collingwood record an excellent win over Melbourne.

Almanac WAFL: Round 8 – Sharks Back on Top

WA correspondent Les Everett summarises the results of Round 8 of the WAFL season and the trajectory of the clubs as we head into the 9th round this weekend.

Almanac Footy: The Legend of Gil

Smokie Dawson recalls the legend of the ‘player’ with the name of Gil Spencer at the Williamstown CY’s U19s nearly forty years ago.

Round 14 – AFL 2022 Footy Fixture

Round 14 commences from tonight; find out who, where, and when your team is playing this weekend.