Round 1 1962 – Footscray v Hawthorn: An angry lady, Teddy Whitten and my first game!

Some fond childhood memories of angry supporters, Teddy Whitten, his dad, as Col Ritchie remembers his first ever VFL game, Round 1 1962, the Bulldogs and the Hawks.

FAL Round 1: Scores and Ladder

Remarkably there were two draws in the opening round of the FAL season

Round 1 – Hawthorn v Brisbane: A Lions perspective

Sam Evans makes his Almanac debut, albeit under trying and unprecedented circumstances. Sam’s Lions couldn’t muster their usual heroics against the Hawks, but there was still plenty to take out of the match.

Almanac Life: Kids and the language instinct

The kids were talking about words today.

1981 Revisited: Introduction

With time on his hands, Sam Steele reflects on current events and its effects on footy, and considers another time of upheaval for the sport, 1981.

Goodbye from your Arctic Correspondent signing off for now….until I’m Home in Bris Vegas

With heartfelt sentiments Richard Marlow says goodbye to the Arctic and ponders the future as he attempts to get back home to Oz before he is locked out! Bon voyage Richard!

FAL Round 1: Saturday afternoon footy (final)

Final scores for the four FAL matches this afternoon.

Almanac Punting: The weather (late mail)

Need a dabble. Well weather markets are very popular at the moment, and JTH has stumbled across some good mail.

Round 14, 2009 – St Kilda v Geelong: What a game (revisited)

Channel 7 recently screened St Kilda v Geelong, from Round 14, 2009. What a game! Read all the Almanac articles about that game here. [Leave a comment about what you saw last night in that replay – Ed]

Balcony Banter – The next great comeback story

Check out the latest instalment of Balcony Banter with a story by Emma La Mari about the frustrations of a footy follower in these new unprecedented times.

FAL Round 1: Cathedral Crows v Centennial Swans (Final)

Cathedral Crows and Centennial Swans have played an entertaining game in Adelaide.

Almanac (Family and Footy) History: At the end of the day, everyone just wants to come home.

Every week when Fitzroy plays the season proper – home and away, in the heat of battle or on the training track – a man mountain clad in club gear can be seen cheering them on. That man’s name is David Leydon and his family, like no other, represents the face of Fitzroy old and new. Beautifully written by Gabby Murphy, this is their story.

FAL Round 1: Broady Grommets v Alberton Magpies (final)

Join us for live coverage of the match between the Grommets and the Magpies from 5pm today (March 27). Final.

Remembering Mighty Mick Martyn

Matt Watson presents an in-depth account of former Roo, Mick Martyn’s mighty footy career, a career expanding over 16 seasons and 300 AFL games.

FAL: The Footy Almanac League is under way

The Footy Almanac League started yesterday.

From the Outer – Watching football in the 80s: by Garrie Hutchinson

Garrie Hutchinson has an offer for Almanac readers, he’s selling copies of “From the Outer: Watching Football in the 80s” for a special price. Check out the details here.

An Impossible Evening – The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Final

Peter Cahill was always a fan of the traditional, longer forms of cricket. All that changed when he attended the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Final earlier this month.

FAL Round 1: Same Old Brickmakers’ v Sail & Anchor Hearties (Final)

Keep up to date with the scores from Same Olds v Hearties in the FAL. Match ompleted. And you wouldn’t believe it.

Kenny Rogers and me

Mickey Randall goes down memory lane to catalogue Kenny Rogers’ presence in his life. It’s a charming tale of belated appreciation.

FAL Round 1: Barkly Bulldogs defeated by Retreat Wobblers (Final)

Barkly Bulldogs play Retreat Wobblers this afternoon from just after 4pm. Keep up to date with progress scores here.