The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 12 – Sydney v Collingwood: Two vastly different tales

Matt O’Connor and Cameron Noakes faced another Collingwood v Sydney instalment at a local bar in 2007. Despite going in as favourites, the Pies ran away with an unexpected win.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: WCC, WCS and NRL Trials

Hamish Neal’s rugby league wrap returns for 2017 with a comprehensive rundown of the pre-season.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Finals Week Three

Hamish Neal on the players and stats that matter, ahead of NRL Grand Final 2016: Melbourne v Cronulla.

Almanac Rugby League – Five Metre Gap: NRL Round 19, 2016

Hamish Neal with NRL Round 19; Cronulla are now up to 14 wins on the trot.

Round 16 – Sydney v Hawthorn: Brown and Gold Billionaires

Year 10/11 student Vivienne Williams makes her Almanac debut with a beauty of Round 16, when she travelled to Sydney to watch her Hawks. “…Tonight it’s we who are the Bondi Billionaires!” [Great writing Vivienne – Ed]

Round 16 – Fearless: Let’s face it: ANZ Stadium is nothing but a bad joke (and kudos to Brent Harvey).

Fearless by name, Fearless by nature, our man gives Homebush a nice old whack and pays tribute to Brent Harvey on a well-deserved milestone

Round 16 – Sydney v Hawthorn: ‘Sooner of later one of us must know.’

With a little help from Bob Dylan, Tom Bally vents his frustration at Sydney’s effort against the Hawks on Saturday night. With the Eagles looming, questions are being asked of the Swans.

Rugby – Super 15: The Tah’s are Blooming.

Waratahs win in a tough fought contest against the Crusaders in front of a small crowd at Stadium Australia (ANZ stadium) to go top of the Australian Conference in this years Super 15 Rugby season.

Au revoir, ANZ Stadium

Joe Moore, fresh from his trip south, responds to the decision to drop Homebush as a Swans venue withdancing in the aisles (or memories of, at least).

AFL Round 23: Sydney v Richmond – reasons to believe

For Swans fan Ian Latham ANZ Stadium is like an old glass of tonic water on a train to Cairns; flat and spiritless with an unstable surface. Fortunately the Swans Round23 game against the Tigers had a lot more fizz in it.

AFL Round 23 – Sydney v Richmond: The one we had to lose?

Tom Bally watches his Swans dish up an appalling, yet somewhat expected result against a hungrier Tigers outfit.

AFL Round 23 – Sydney v Richmond: A box full of surprises

Haje Halabi is unpacking. But a surf and a night with the Tigers dominate priorities. What could be inside that last box..?

AFL Finals Week 2 – Sydney v Carlton: A blue road trip

Tony Reed rode the rollercoaster that was Carlton’s season all the way to the end.

AFL Round 23 – Sydney v Hawthorn: Venue: 10, Transport: 1.

Here’s an unlikely topic: Glenda Ellis compares the Sydney crowd with her home crowd at the Gabba and winds up eating donuts with a new friend.

AFL Round 20 – Sydney v Collingwood: Sports Triathlon (leg 1)

Cloke’s inaccuracy continues to plague the Pies, while the Swans seem too big, especially up forward – both issues will need to be rectified if both teams want to go all the way in September.

AFL Round 1 – GWS Giants v Sydney: From little things

There’s a lot to dislike about ANZ Stadium but a lot to like about the Giants, writes Swans fan Ian Latham.