Almanac Footy Teams: A team of Jeffs/Geoffs

Hallelujah! Some decent Jeffs/Geoffs have donned an AFL/VFL guernsey over the years. Anyone “jeffed” and left out of the team? Phil Dimitriadis has come up with a cracker!

Almanac Footy Teams: A team of brothers

Greig Norman has picked a team of brothers – as a starting point. So many brothers have played footy. Suggestions?

Almanac Footy Teams – Where for art thou Ian?: A team of Ians

A team of Ians you say! Don’t be a blockhead, hit me with your rhythm stick and drum out your Ians says Almanacker Phil.

Almanac Footy Teams – Max !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How about a team of Maxes 99? Smart move 96! Here is Glen’s team.

Almanac Teams: Royals

Now this is a creative team which Glen explains beautifully in his intro – a team with a ‘Royal’ theme.

Almanac Teams – The Last of the Bruces?

At the suggestion of Almanacker and Collingwood fellow-traveller, Damian Balassone, Phil Dimitriadis was given the challenge of coming up with a team of Bruces, and here it is.

Almanac Teams: The Brightest Brians

“Welease Bwian!” Or at least, release a team of Brians. Phil Dimitriadis looks at the many lives of footballing Brians.

Almanac Teams: Why have we killed the Bills?

Phil Dimitriadis wonders what happened to all the Bills? Do you have the answer? And do you reckon he’s missed anyone?

Almanac Teams: Where have all the Garys gone?

Gary Ablett Jnr and Gary Rohan may be the last Garys to play Australian Rules footy at the highest level. The name is on the verge of extinction and that is a shame reports Phil Dimitriadis. Phil has come with a team of Garys to acknowledge all the Garys that have played our great game. [This is such a good article we’ve published it twice – and we’ll keep both on the home page as we have comments on both – JTH]

Almanac Teams: A Team of Garys

What has happened to all the Garys? Phil Dimitriadis remembers some of the finest.

A team that flew the coop, soaring high in the sky

Glen has called upon our fair feathered friends to come up with a footy team of an avian theme. Have any flown the coop and missed the team?

Celebrating a feast of Saint Davids

As a thankyou gesture, Gigs names a Saints team of Davids in honour of Almanacker David Downer.

Almanac Footy- A Team Of Hyphens

Glen wondered how many hyphenated players have played AFL/VFL? However he thought he’d compile a list of those players he’s cognisant of.

Almanac Teams: Rangas

Dan has come up a team of redheads, but can they play footy? Have your say!

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.