Almanac Lunch – May 19: ‘The Footy Jumper Book’ Launch (BOOKED OUT)

Join us for lunch with Swan McKay at the North Fitzroy Arms as he launches ‘The Footy Jumper Book’ by Tim Rath and Andrew Gigacz.

Almanac Books: Introducing…The Footy Jumper Book

Andrew Gigacz and his mate Tim Rath have released the first volume of ‘The Footy Jumper Book’. Gigs provided this insight into Vol. I with a follow-up second edition already in the pipeline.

Round 21 – Western Bulldogs v GWS: Youth, teamwork and matching – My birthday extravaganza

Mark O’Sullivan flew down to Melbourne on his birthday to watch his Giants in action. Not only did he enjoy the win, he took in plenty of Melbourne’s culture and food.

Round 23 – Brisbane Lions v Western Bulldogs: Family and Footscray

The parallels between the Gigacz family and the travails of the Western Bulldogs over the course of a year. Ups and downs and hope on the horizon…

A couple of snippets from The Footy Almanac 2014

Late nights are made easier for The Footy Almanac 2014 editors by some very fine writing, as John Harms explains.

Gigs Ladder Comp Round 18 Update – Parallel universes

Wondering how things might look in the Ladder comp if Essendon is stripped of their points and relegated to 18th on the ladder? Wonder no more – Gigs is on to it.

Gigs Ladder Comp Round 7 update – It’s all in the family

Almanacker tacker, Theo Harms, is leading all and sundry in the World Famous Ladder Ladder competition, run by your host, Andrew Gigacz. How are you placed? Check it out.

AFL Round 5 – Western Bulldogs v Geelong: Geelong is Making Waves (or A Genial Gigs Knew Moves)

I had planned to attend this game in person but THE BEST LAID PLANS are an anagram of “HANDBALLS IT STEEP” and late on Saturday afternoon I found myself camped under an unexpectedly steep handball. The pack came crashing down on me and my plans.

Footy Almanac – of and by the fans

Join Gigs on a nostalgic journey through the history of the Footy Almanac.