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1971 SANFL Grand Final – North Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Swampies Outfoxed

Mark ‘Swish’ Schwerdt takes us back to Adelaide, circa 1971, via the Grand Final Budget of that year. (Make sure you stick around until the end- Ed).

Almanac Footy History – On The Bench (Seat)

Would you buy a new or pre-loved vehicle from one of these blokes?

Almanac Music: Top Albums, EPs and gigs of 2018

What are your favourite albums and gigs for 2018? Luke Reynolds lists his standouts for 2018.

The Eagles Almanac Launch – photos

Some photos taken at the launch of The Eagles Almanac at the North Fitzroy Arms on Wednesday night.

“Don’t burn down the studio” – The Coodabeen Champions and Channel 7’s 1986 Football Marathon

Memories! In this nicely researched piece, Richard Prentice takes us back to the first (and only) Coodabeens takeover of the pre-VFL Grand Final ‘Football Marathon’ in 1986.

The Ashes – Fourth Test, Day 4: A Spot of Gardening

Citrus Bob Utber reports on the truncated Day 4, with some news on the Richie trivia front and another tricky question.

Elizabeth High 1977 – Class 12.2: Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again?

It’s now 40 years since Swish and his cohorts from Elizabeth High faced their Matriculation year. How’d they turn out?

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 15: Eaton, Cheatin’, Unbeaten (was that Keg?)

Everyone is allowed an off week. Gordon Agars was making a habit of it back in 1986. Here’s his perfunctory assessment of Round 15, including a Keg sighting.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 12: Sechs on Legs

The Lutherans were kaput, The Ones won but the Glamour Side were put off by some lippy Catholics. Gordon Agars sent also young Gucci around the teams for the 1986 Round 12 AUFC report.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 11: Fey St Peters

Gordon Agars was the unfortunate victim of vandalism at the Queen’s Head this week. It didn’t stop him from filing this bumper recap of AUFC Round 11, 1986.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 10: Revolutionary

Where did Gordon Agars spend his grant money after preparing his Round 10 1986 AUFC match reports?

25 Years of Crowfania

Swish recounts a quarter century of Crow memories.

South Australia v Victoria State of Origin 1984 – Tuesday Night Lights

Written on “Back to the Future Day”, Mark ‘Swish’ Schwerdt heads back to the past. The night South Australian football was changed irreversibly. 1984 specifically, when South Australia took on the Big V in a State-of-Origin match, played at Football Park. Just before the lure of the VFL/AFL proved too much for many of the SANFL’s best. The Football Budget? Don’t ask.

Round 10 – Carlton v Adelaide: Melbourne by foot, Part 1

Part 1 of Dave Brown’s trip to Melbourne on the weekend.

AFL Round 23 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: All Over

Luke Reynolds looks at the Magpies final thrust at a finals birth and watches hard-nut Luke Ball give it one last crack.

Dudley Street Doggies

Old-timer Clem is a Bulldogs fan who resides in Dudley St. Mark “Swish” Schwerdt tells old Clem’s story. “Fancy beating bloody Sydney”. Not even Clem could have tipped the Doggie’s resurgence.

My First SANFL Match – Centrals v Woodville – 29/7/1967 (an Adelaide Time Capsule)

Some excerpts from a July 1967 “Football Budget”. Which just so happened to be the first match which “Swish” Schwerdt ever attended. The Adelaide of his childhood is revealed.

2002 – The Almost (Where’s SA and Tas?) All Australian SSA Team – All Bound for Mornington

Cloke. T, Swallow. A and Deledio. B together in the same team would be a pretty awesome combination, and one that would have 17 other list managers green with envy. In the latest Almost All-Australian Team ‘Swish’ Schwerdt revisits the 2002 All-Australian Schoolboys side.

New Wave – My Favourite Compilation Album

‘Swish’ Schwerdt has had enough of the faux artsy crap that’s been masquerading as music writing on this site. He goes straight for the groin with his favourite compilation cassette (google it kids) of the Ramones, New York Dolls and the Runaways (sigh – Ed.)

Dice Cricket – Stats Entertainment

As a child, did you ever play dice cricket? “Swish” Schwerdt did, and he took it to extremes…