Almanac Teams: Noteworthy Nines (1980- )

Rodney Boyd rounds the turn into double digits with his team of interesting players to sport the Number 9 guernsey since 1980.

Almanac Teams: The Debatable Eights (1980- )

It’s Monday and that means Rodney Boyd is back to share his weekly side, this one made up of the more ‘interesting’ players who wore Number 8 in the past 40 years or so.

Almanac Teams: The (not-so) Magnificent Seven (1980- )

From myopic sharpshooters to cross-code game winners, there’s plenty in Rodney Boyd’s team of more obscure Number 7s since 1980 this week.

Almanac Teams: Seventh Heaven (1980- )

We forge ahead with Rodney Boyd’s series of teams; this week’s side has the best Number 7s to don the jumper since 1980(ish) and a first time selection of two players from the same team.

Almanac Teams: Hit for Six (1980- )

Rodney Boyd moves from Number 5 to 6 this week; this side has a few players called on to play extra roles during a game.

Almanac Teams: The (not quite so) Famous Fives (1980- )

Back onto the more obscure names this week, Rodney Boyd’s team for the bearers of Number 5 has some excellent footballers who’ve done interesting things.

Almanac Teams: Mambo Number 5s (1980- )

The best players to wear the Number 5 jumper since 1980? Rodney Boyd makes his selection and invites your contributions.

Almanac Teams: More Fours (1980- )

Rodney Boyd follows up his best ever team of players who wore Number 4 with a slightly more obscure selection to play in the same number.

Almanac Teams: Fab Fours (1980- )

It’s an unlucky number in some cultures, but Rodney Boyd’s team of the best Number 4s is so packed with talent, you’d think it more than lucky to be given the jumper.

Almanac Teams: A Real Bushrangers’ Australian Rules “Twenty”

This week, KD supplies an Australian Rules bushrangers’ “Twenty”, made up of actual bushrangers. You know it’s a strong side when ‘Bold Jack’ Donohue, ‘The Wild Colonial Boy’, just scrapes in on a half-back flank!

Almanac Teams: The best bunioned left footers on the non-preferred

Tony Newport, with a funny team of a sort. Perhaps we take this as a comment on AFL footy writing in the silly season? (You be the judge – Ed).

Almanac Teams: Three’s a charm (1980-)

In his last team for 2020, Rodney Boyd turns his attention to some of the more ‘out-there’ selections in the Number 3 jumper since 1980.

Almanac Teams: Three cheers (1980-)

They’re always open for discussion, but this week’s team of the best Number 3s by Rodney Boyd has a controversial selection plonked on the pine.

Almanac Teams: In Two Minds (1980-)

We’ve had his top side in Number 2s, now Rodney Boyd shares his cult heroes and generally interesting names who played wearing the number in the past 40 years.

Almanac Teams: The Terrific 2s (1980-)

The schoolyard refrain ‘First is the worst, second is the best’ might not be entirely scientific in its reasoning, but Rodney Boyd has put forward another team based on the best players he’s seen in the Number 2 which could very well take it up to his Number 1s.

Almanac Teams: Number 1 sometimes in name only (1980-)

For a second week Rodney Boyd looks at players who wore Number 1, but this side is sourced from the more obscure members of the club.

Almanac Teams: Number 1 Hits (1980-)

Hot on the heels of his last ‘Return to Sender’ side, Rodney Boyd shares his picks for the best team to have worn Number 1 on their backs since 1980.

Almanac Teams: Return to sender

Here’s a new Almanac Team from Rodney Boyd, it’s his best list of players who returned to a former club (from the 1980s onward). [A surprisingly long list of fine players! Ed.]

Almanac Teams: An African Australian AFL Team

Damian Balassone has been researching a team made up of African Australian footballers who have played at least one AFL game. It’s an exciting combination.

Name that team

Have you ever wished there was a name generator to produce some wonderful footy monikers? Wish no longer, as Andrew Gigacz has found and produced some teams consisting of humorous fake players.