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Almanac (Demon) Life: Success is a Journey not a Destination

Geoff Woolcock has lived a Demon life which he chronicles in this timeline.

Round 20 – Melbourne v Gold Coast: Cashing in on the comforts of home

Home, and a sense of belonging, more than made up for the lack of drama as Geoff Woolcock took in the MCG action on Sunday.

Wests Juniors Australian Football Club (WJAFC) 90th Anniversary Keynote

Turning 50, Geoff Woolcock has pulled some thoughts together about the significance of local community and junior footy while reflecting upon his long and distinguished footy career.

Round 21 – Carlton v Melbourne: Sill awaiting the purple patch

Geoff Woolcock is such a Dees man he flies from sunny Brisbane to the MCG (via Docklands) and gets there mid-pummeling. That’s love.

Almanac on ABC Brisbane last Friday (full audio)

Almanac writers Geoff Woolcock and Lee McGowan featured on a panel at the Brisbane Writers’ Festival. Here’s the audio.

AFL Round 21 – Brisbane v GWS Giants: Talent tracking

For one who played the game in such an uncompromising, straightforward manner as Vossy, Geoff Woolcock has always found it intriguing to witness first hand the wild variety of opinions about his coaching prowess in his home city.

AFL Round 5 – Brisbane v Melbourne: Honourable Honours

Melbourne fan Geoff Woolcock and friends wanted an honourable loss from their team at the Gabba, but what margin constitutes an honourable loss?

AFL Round 3 – Melbourne v West Coast: Black humour learning opportunities

Black humour has long been some solace for fans of perennially losing teams, although even here the Dees’ resident online wits lack impact compared to their Tiges and even Doggies counterparts, writes Geoff Woolcock.

The Griffith Review – Our Sporting Life out today (Aug 1)

This is sure to interest those who enjoy some meaty sports writing. It’s out today (Aug 1).

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin: Alternative universe

Geoffrey Woolcock sides with The Pearl – Gallen’s hit had no place on the field, even in the alternative universe that is Origin. He wants to know how you see it.

Book Line-Up

2011   Round 24   Carlton v St. Kilda                               Joseph Walker Port Adelaide v Melbourne                 Julian Morison Western Bulldogs v Fremantle           Tom Riordan Sydney v Brisbane                             Chris Bracher West Coast Eagles v Adelaide           Callum O’Connor Collingwood v Geelong                       Ben Jensen Richmond v North Melbourne            Paul [Read more]


2011 Round 7 Port Adelaide vs. Hawthorn Merryn Sherwood Western Bulldogs vs. Sydney Swans Manuka Oval  David Butler Geelong Cats vs. North Melbourne Skilled Stadium Craig Down Richmond vs. Fremantle MCG Michael Allan Gold Coast Suns vs. Brisbane Lions Tim Pekin Essendon vs. West Coast Eagles  Andrew Else Melbourne vs. Adelaide Crows MCG Steve Healy St. Kilda [Read more]

Gabba lights stay on for Lions mirth hour

By Geoff Woolcock Hailed as the Lions favourite son’s coaching debut, up against the club for whom he’d already purchased guernseys for his kids before Lethal’s resignation saw him turn the removalist trucks around just before leaving for Perth. We were at the Gabbatoir for this blustery dusk opening siren primarily because my oldest son [Read more]

Almanac Books: New and Recent Releases by friends of the Footy Almanac

Looking for something for dad on Father’s Day? We’ve made a list of new and recent books published by authors who are part of the Almanac community – with links to information about each one.

Almanac (Footy) Memoir: Hanging up the boots after 34 years

Roger Collins-Woolcock has hung up the boots after 34 wonderful seasons. This is his tribute to footy. [Well played Roger – JTH]