Speedy Croweaters get the job done: by Les Everett

Speed was the essence in the SANFL’s victory over the WAFL in their interstate game in Perth reports Almanac WA correspondent, Les Everett.

Almanac Art – Kate Birrell: Street Rhythm Exhibition 21 May (opening night function) – 9th June

“Street Rhythm” is an exciting new exhibition of Kate Birrell’s recent paintings. The exhibition will be held at Chapel off Chapel, Prahran from 21st May to 9th June. Join Kate for Opening Night from 6.00pm to 8pm on Tuesday 21st May.

Almanac Footy Teams – Political Football

Who’d you vote for? Andrew Gaylard has come with a footy team of leaders who have been either Prime Minister or President of their country.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 8 Review & Round 9 Preview

Cam Hooke wraps up for the True Believers the Round 8 Collingwood game against the Blues, and previews the Pies Round 9 game against the Saints.

The polling booth near the cricket ground

Dog legs, racing, cold beer and fraternising with the enemy were all part of Roger Lowrey’s stint while handing out how to vote cards during the SA State Elections in 1985.

Riverina Wool Team Inspires Selection of NSW Greatest Team

Rod Gillett has been involved in the selection of the NSW Greatest Team of All Time. It was announced today (May 9, 2019) in Sydney. Take a look!

VFA/VFL – The Burgers v The Boroughs: Red and blue deja vu

Mic Rees sees a moving tribute to legendary Coburg stalwart Ian Liversidge before watching his Port Melbourne side taken on the locals. His visit to Coburg City Oval takes him back to one of the VFA’s memorable grand finals- when Port came back from oblivion to snatch victory against Coburg in1980. [Super evocation of past and present – JTH]

Footy fans: Yoshi in a social media limelight

A chance encounter with a fellow Sainter has Yoshi enjoying a moment of social media fame.

WAFL Round 5 – Subi make it 27 in a row

Les Everett looks at Round 5 in the WAFL, where Subiaco maintained their incredible run.

Dan McCarthy – Inspired by the racing game by KB Hill

KB Hill talks to Dan McCarthy, who was schooled in the football cradle of Assumption College, but really made his name as a successful horse trainer.

Round Seven: The Centesima Rerum Venalium Cup

Earl O’Neill takes a percentage view of the form lines after round 7.

Footy Poetry: Mongrel Punt Proverb

Proverbially succinct advice from Damian Balassone.

Floreat Pica: The Magpie Faithful – a morning with the legendary Peter McKenna

Ramon Dobb spent a morning in Magpie Heaven, as he attended he attended a CFC Past Players event featuring legendary Pie spearhead Peter McKenna.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 6 review; Round 7 preview

Cam Hooke could do without some of the stress, but he will always take the four points. He analyses the Anzac Day thriller, and looks ahead to the big clash with Port.

Osaka Dingoes’ IMPACT Anzac Day Cup 2019

Anzac Day footy also featured in Japan. Yoshi’s Osaka Dingoes participated in the IMPACT Anzac Day Cup, played between teams from Japan and China.

Almanac (Footy) Memoir: Angela Savage on Friday Review

Angela Savage offers a heartfelt remembrance of the Boys from old Fitzroy and her departed Grandfather. (Courtesy of Brian Nankervis).

WAFL Round 4: Lions and Demons step away

Words and pictures from Les Everett on the Anzac round just played in the WAFL, and he lists the extended squad for the interstate game against the SANFL.

Round 6 – Sydney v GWS: Optimistic outlook

The home ground disadvantage continued for Mathilde de Hauteclocque’s Swans, but amid the rubble there is always time to stop and smell the camellias.

Round 6 – Sydney v GWS: “Why do you bother?”

Jan Courtin ventures up the highway from her new home of Melbourne to the SCG. When asked “Why do you bother?” supporting the Swans in the lowest times, she knows that as a die-hard fan win, lose or draw; it’s worth it.

Ultimate Wool Teams: Vic, Riverina, WA and SA

In this week’s Footy Record a (provisional) National Wool Team will be announced. It’s picked from these four regional squads.