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The Ashes – Second Test, Day 4: Heritage Overlay

Citrus Bob Utber took in some of North Adelaide’s architectural heritage en route to Adelaide Oval (how long did he spend at the Queen’s Head?). Here’s his Day 4 summary (the ink is still drying).

The Ashes – Second Test, Day 2: The Home of Cricket?

After putting the Adelaide Oval bandwagon in its place, Citrus Bob Utber promptly files his Day 2 report, filled with accuracy and wisdom.

The Ashes – Second Test, Day 1: Lined Up

Citrus Bob Utber’s Day 1 report from Adelaide is out in time for the visitors to read before their curfew is up.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 5: Wheels officially off.

It was a good game of cricket, until the wheels fell off – the English wheels. Citrus Bob Utber reports on what turned out to be a very easy win to the Australians.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 4: Antony Green Calls It

Citrus Bob Utber has called the First Test (and perhaps the series?), Antony Green-style after a dominant Day 4 for Australia.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 3: Vote 1 SPD Smith

Citrus Bob Utber reports on Day 3 in this absorbing Ashes opener, giving his preferences to the Australian Captain.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 2: Vote 1 Cricket

Citrus Bob Utber casts his Day 2 votes early.

The Art of Football Mark II

Citrus Bob Utber has curated the biggest AFL art exhibition ever. The Art of Football Mark II launches on Wednesday 13th of September. A few Almanackers will have their works featured in the exhibition.

Ten Things I Learnt From Observing Sport Last Week

Citrus Bob Utber had a big week – he became a great grandfather! But it didn’t stop him from keeping a keen eye on the world of sport.

Top 21 indigenous sporting people of all time

In this NAIDOC week, Citrus Bob Utber has named his top 21 indigenous sports stars of all time. What do you think?

Otten Not Forgotten

Andy Otten has had an interrupted career. Citrus Bob Utber has kept an eye on him in recent times.

Round 1 – Fremantle v Geelong: Not So Quiet On The Western Front

Citrus Bob Utber provides a harrowing account of the battle fought at the Western Front (Subiaco) between Geelong and Fremantle.

Almanac Cricket: What next for Australia?

Citrus Bob Utber loves a selection discussion and, after reporting on the entire Test summer, he picks his squad to tour India.

Australia v Pakistan – MCG, Day 5: Confessions of a Test Cricket Predictor

Citrus Bob Utber is a man of predictions. He’s happy to be proven wrong on this occasion in what turns into an absorbing Test match.

Australia v Pakistan – MCG Test, Day 2: Drizzle, Shmizzle.

Citrus Bob Utber, like many at the MCG, is being driven nuts by the rain – but that hasn’t stopped him catching up with friends old and new, and picking an Australian team of players who have animal and bird names.

Australia v Pakistan – Gabba, Day 4: Tropical storms, Pakistani fight and No-Doze.

Citrus Bob Utber experiences the tropical delights of the Brisbane climate and a mighty fine fight from the Pakistani middle order, as they edge their way towards an unlikely victory. It’s just a pity the only locals still awake were those on No-Doze.

Australia v Pakistan – Gabba, Day 3: Pakistan hang in there

Citrus Bob Utber is impressed with the fight of the Pakistani batsmen as they hold Australia out, reasonably well, under the lights at the Gabba.

Australia v Pakistan – Gabba, Day 2: Worser and worser, or worserer?

An inventive Day 2 report from an engaged Citrus Bob Utber as he plucks new terms to describe old things. Fine use of the verb ‘to squack’ and of the comparative of comparatives as he conveys a sense of the strengths of the Australians and the frailties of the fielding and batting frailties of the Pakistanis.

Australia v Pakistan – Gabba, Day 1: Pinky Pool Perfect

Citrus Bob Utber may eschew the lemon dacks for the lime budgy-smugglers as his respect for the pool grows. He reports on the opening day of the Gabba Test when young Renshaw reminded him of The Big Ship.

Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, Day 4: The newbies get the chocolates

Citrus Bob Utber gets the revamped Australians home and analyses the performance of the new chums. [Well played Citrus Bob – JTH]