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Issues for Royals and a reminder for Tigers by Les Everett

Les reviews Round 5 in the WAFL, and wonders at the relevance of the East Perth FC.

Almanac WAFL: Royals to meet Thunder in WAFL elimination final

Les Everett reviews the final round in the WAFL home and away season: Next week Peel vs East Perth and South Fremantle vs West Perth

VAFA Premier B: Fitzroy v Old Scotch

Phil Hill bemoans the lack of possession and structure in the Roy Boys loss against Old Scotch.

Almanac WAFL: Royals, Thunder reign in WAFL

Amid terrible conditions, Les Everett wraps up a quiet weekend of WAFL.

Almanac WAFL: A WALF Royal revival by Les Everett

Round 15 in the WAFL and Les delivers his regular round up with illustrations due to a wiped memory card [Excellent reproductions – Ed]

A Fitzroy Life

John Harms loves living in The People’s Republic. Here he describes a thoroughly Fitzroy weekend which featured Geoff Blainey, a win to the Roys and a lightning carnival for the juniors.

Rotary Lunch: John Harms, Alicia Sometimes and Nicole Hayes at Brunswick St. Oval (May 28)

Come one, come all, to the Brunswick Street Oval for lunch this Saturday (May 28). John Harms will chat with Alicia Sometimes and Nicole Hayes – editors of the book “From the Outer: footy like you’ve never heard it.” [Bookings are open – Ed].

WAFL Round 4: Royals and Swans get a win

Round 4 of the WAFL season has tightened… everyone has a win. Les Everett reports.

Fitzroy Rotary Pick 1 Round 12

Update on the Fitzroy Rotary tipping comp.

Crio’s Racing: Royal Ascot 2015

The wonderful Ascot meeting begins tonight (Australian time).
Here’s a really good preview taken from the site.

WAFL Round 19: Bulldogs win derby; Lions end Royal run

All good things must come an end for the 10 game winning streak of Les Everett’s East Perth Royals. The final four is now settled, with Subiaco and East Perth looking a cut above the rest.

WAFL Round 11: Royals go to the top, Lions return to form, Sharks stay in the four

Les covers Round 11 of WAFL games. It’s East Perth on top from Swan Districts. Former AFL players and relations are bobbing up.

In The Beginning Of The Royboy Bail-Out Was The End Of The Word Love.

I remember everything and that is unforgivable when you love the Fitzroy Football Club with every molecule and gum-guard. I have always adored them in their absence and write them back to life at every single chance. When the blessed can-rattlers came out like ghouls bearing bent two bob bits I knew the jig was [Read more]

A search for two women of Fitzroy

The Fremantle Dockers had one of their finest times before and after round 22 of 1996. It was a sad time. Fitzroy played their last AFL game against Fremantle on 1 September. The AFL didn’t do much to mark the occasion but the Dockers, in just their second season, realised its importance. They helped a [Read more]

Reflections on a royal wedding and other miscalculations

by Jim Young (author of Any Old Eleven) Thirty years ago, before plastic was invented, the first thing you had to do in a foreign country was make sure your banking arrangements were in order.  In London that meant a trip to The Strand, where the local representatives of all Australia’s banks huddled under the [Read more]

Almanac Book Review: ‘Line and Length – A History of the Geelong Cricket Club’

Roy Hay reviews a new book detailing the history of the Geelong Cricket Club

Almanac Soccer: Harry Souttar and the back-to-front Socceroos

It’s rare for a central-defender to feature among the goal-scorers but Australia’s Harry Souttar has a phenomenal record in recent times writes Roy Hay.

Almanac Book Review: ‘The One Indiscretion of His Life’ by Gideon Haigh

The inimitable Roy Hay has reviewed Gideon Haigh’s latest book which looks at the life and times of William ‘Barlow’ Carkeek.

Almanac Book Reviews: ‘Green and Golden Boots: Australia’s Overseas Golden Boot Winners’ – Jason Goldsmith

Roy Hay reviews the new soccer book by Jason Goldsmith, ‘Green and Golden Boots: Australia’s Overseas Golden Boot Winners’, a book that reflects upon Australian soccer players who were leading goal scorers for their overseas league.

Almanac Book Review: ‘Australian Soccer from the Beginning’ – Ted Simmons OAM

Ted Simmons OAM has always been the go to person for those seeking historical information about Australian Soccer. This historical information he gathered over many decades is now recorded in his book, ”Australian Soccer from the Beginning’ which has been reviewed here by Roy Hay.