Almanac Teams: A cricketing team. Naturally.

Glen’s been thinking about a team of cricket naturals, reflecting the myriad examples of nature on our planet. What do you think of the team he has come up?

Almanac Cricket: an Enigmatic Eleven – a team of puzzles trying to find a common solution

A long rain break at the Gabba yesterday gave father and son time to pick an Australian team of enigmas. There were many names from which to choose.

Almanac (Cricket) Teams: My Least Favourite Australian Cricket Side

Phil Hill has picked a side of cricketers who have made him yell at the TV over the years.

Almanac Teams: A Team of What The’s – Le La De Da

Inspired by a suggestion from Mathilde de Hauteclocque, Phil Dimitriadis picks a team of la le de – you’ll get the picture. Translations and other nominations welcome.

Almanac Cricket: Pastures Of Plenty

To Glen’s understanding there have been 26 Australian Test cricketers who were not born in Australia. He has come up with his best 11? What do you think?

Almanac Cricket: An Australian side from L

Glen! is on the (cricket) ball early today starting a run of themed cricket teams. He begins with a team of Ls to mark the debut of Marnus Labuschagne. One selection might send you scurrying to your Wisden.

Almanac Teams: Three-letter surnames

Three, it’s the magic number. Here’s Phil Dimitriadis’ side filled with players whose surnames contain fewer than four letters and more than two. Let us know your suggested additions.

Almanac Teams: The Unluckiest Magpies

Collingwood is in another Grand Final. This is a prospect which fills any knowing Magpie with equal parts anticipation and dread. Phil Dimitriadis taps into his well of Magpie pain to look at the unlucky many who have come up short on that One Day in September.

Round 21 – GWS v Adelaide: Junior and the Meat Tray

In this increasingly fractious world of dilemma and doubt, is there anything better for the soul than winning a meat tray asks Mickey Randall. And, what about a team of Juniors?

Almanac Teams: North and South

North and South.  Polar opposites.  Literally.  But not necessarily figuratively. Over time, South went north and North went south but along the way, there seems to be an inordinate amount of players who represented both clubs.  Hence, here is a team of players who played at least one VFL/AFL game at both North Melbourne and South Melbourne/Sydney. 

Friday the 13th!: A team of number 13’s

A team of number 13’s, what do you think?

Almanac Teams: The True Believers

Count your blessings, for Smokie has selected a team with a decidedly religious flavour.

Almanac Funny Teams – A Team of Top-Notch 12s

Phil Dimitriadis thinks the number 12 is one of the most symbolic numbers in human history. What do you think of his team of No. 12’s?

Almanac Teams – “Writers, from the backline…”

E.regnans goes all literary to come up with his best team ‘This Side of Paradise’.

Almanac Teams: The Peter Frampton Medalists – a team with unfulfilled potential

Selected by our teams’ specialist, Lord Bogan, here’s a team of players who didn’t live up to their early form. Your suggestions?

Almanac Teams: The Mighty Emma-Kates

Jackie Lynch selects a team comprising only Emmas and Kates (and derivatives). [Love it – Ed].

Almanac Teams – Most Disliked

Controversy corner here from Phil Dimitriadis; in a deviation from his recent numerical-based sides here is a team of disliked (to some) players.

Almanac Footy Teams: I’ve been everywhere

Noel McPhee continues our series of footy teams with a team based on Australian towns. Others?

Almanac Teams – Exceptional Elevens

He’s back! After a tsunami of Almanac Teams concepts, Phil Dimitriadis has continued on his numbers theme – this time going up to eleven.

Almanac Teams (and Music): Let There Be Rock!

The Almanac novelty teams rock on, as Glen! selects a team of rock ‘n’ rollers.