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Cold Morning; Best Seat

Kate Birrell braves the cold, Sunday morning, junior footy circuit (from the safety of her old car) and adds a brilliant sketch of the game for good measure.

Local Ground

Kate Birrell is part of a dob in the park which the kids turn into far more than kick to kick. And a red moon for the walk home. [What Haiku Bob would give for a red moon – Ed]

Long Weekend

Kate Birrell kicks back on the deck for a gloriously technicolour weekend of backyard cricket.

Scoring: A Parent’s Duty

Kate Birrell delights with another glorious watercolour sketch, and a story of learning to score her son’s junior cricket. Something to smile about on a Monday.

Kokky in the Back Yard

Another beauty from Kate Birrell. What’s better? The painting or the story? The story or the painting? You decide.

What do you want on your Toast?

A summer-time treat from the Almanac’s artist-in-residence Kate Birrell. A tasty treat. Pretty as a picture.

Cold Night

Another Kate Birrell gem captures a chill evening on the cricket field in watercolours and words. “Maaarvellous”.

The Carnival is Over

Can’t wait for your copy of the new Almanac book – just to get your hands on Kate Birrell’s glorious cover painting? Fear not, Kate has tided us over with her beautifully poetic vision of the needy, the greedy and the seedy on their way home from Flemington.

The Footy Almanac 2013 cover art

This year, The Footy Almanac cover has been painted by Melbourne artist (and Almanac contributor) Kate Birrell who has captured Luke Hodge and his driving left foot. Here’s a bit about Kate, and a bit from Kate, expressing her love of the everyday. (Kate’s original painting is up for auction – Ed)

Guineas Day; and a Pineapple for Dinner

The season has changed and a wet winter has become a windy spring. The stampede of galloping hooves pass unnoticed by the fielder at deep fine leg. It’s a good day for Kate Birrell as traces of Caulfield meet the peace of the local cricket.

Almanac Art (pen and ink): Free Footies

Kate Birrell takes 3 boys on a footy odyssey to Fed Square, where they learn the value of patience, honesty and the Fremantle team song. Will her sacrifice be rewarded with a Hawks victory tomorrow?

Almanac art (pen and ink): Lunchtime Footy

Kate Birrell’s young lad opened up about a game of lunchtime footy to his mum. It’s a story with a sad ending.

Art (pen and ink): Missed Game

Kate Birrell’s young man missed a cliffhanger with his mates because of a two degree morning. Sometimes you learn life’s lessons the hard way.

Red socks

Start a grey Monday morning with some colour thanks to our new contributing artist, Kate Birrell.

Almanac Art

We have revamped our artists’ page. Have a look. Birrell, Howson, Pavlidis, Williams, Heil – quite a team!

Almanac Art – The Art of Football: a visualisation

A look at a selection of the brilliant works featured in the ongoing exhibition “The Art of Football.”

Almanac Art: ‘The Art of Football’ exhibition – opening night review

Kasey Symons was honoured to be at the opening night of ‘The Art of Football’ in Mildura, the latest exhibition featuring works of footy art curated by Bob Utber.

Art Exhibition: Aussie Rules – Passion and Pain Exhibition

A new art exhibition, Aussie Rules – Passion and Pain, opens Thursday 13 September at Glen Eira City Council Gallery featuring many works that encapsulate the love we have for our great game.

Round 17: St Kilda v Richmond- Not the upset Yoshi was hoping for

Footy loving Japanese correspondent Yoshi has been in town for a footy holiday and to attend his first ever AFL match. Although his Saints were disappointing, he has had a wonderful time here as his report indicates.

Cyril Rioli retires

Today the Hawthorn Football Club have announced that Cyril Rioli has played his last game for the Hawks.