Almanac (Footy) History: Syd Jackson in Canberra

Plenty of footy fans have shared their love this week for Carlton premiership player, Wongi man and Indigenous team of the century member Syd Jackson – Laurie Laffan adds that years after Syd hung up the boots for the Blues, he played a role in ACT footy.

Almanac Review 1988: Football 200 – Celebration of the Footy Nation

Reprised for Australia Day 2017, Swish has all the details of the ten team Bicentennial Carnival, held in Adelaide. Chock full of 80s superstars, bush legends and obscure Ammos.

The Book of Heckles

Calling all Uni of Canberra “Wombats” fans – circa the 1980’s. David Mitchell is on a quest to locate a copy of the Wombat’s Holy Grail – the “Book of Heckles”. Raiders of the Lost (f)Ark?