Round 4 – Essendon v Geelong: The Country Game Preview

Round 4 is the Country Round. Peter Clark looks at the connection between the game and the bush with a spotlight on those Geelong and Essendon players who have come from the country (some of whom are in the Wool Teams). Peter asks you to remember great matches between these two clubs and for the names of players who wore both jumpers.

Wool and footy in Burra: more noms for the SA team

John Harms has been to a wool sundowner at Burra in South Australia, where he met the local wool fraternity (nice hands). He gathered some new nominations for the South Australian team.

Almanac Event – Friday May 1: A chat with David Fyfe and others. All welcome.

Come and join the fun on Friday May 1. Nat Fyfe’s father David, the original Peter from Peterborough and a few more will be there for a chat. Read on for more info.

Wool Team: Talking footy and wool with the Coodabeens

John Harms recently joined The Coodabeens Champions to talk about the Almanac’s on-going search to name the Greatest-Ever Wool footy team

Wool Team: Nominations from Victoria (includes classic Tom Hawkins farm video)

The noms for the Victorian Wool Team are out. See who they are, and add your suggestions. Now how do we pick the team?
Does inventing the game (with a little help from his friends) make you a certainty (and skipper?) – Tom Wills
Does being Secretary of the National Wool Committee who coordinated the sale of wool to England during WWII get you a guernsey?
Does being able to class 4500 ewes in a day get you in?
Does winning the first Brownlow get you in?