Almanac (Footy) Poetry: ‘Opportunity’ – Bill Wootton

Bill Wootton’s footy poem ‘Opportunity’ reflects a split second decision that should have won Collingwood the Anzac Day clash against Essendon in 1995.

1981 Revisited – Round 5: Anzac Day ‘All those years ago’

Anzac Day 1981. Sam Steele takes footy fans back to Round 5 in his continuing series, ‘1981 Revisited…’.

The Call of Stoush Anzac Day 1986: by Garrie Hutchinson.

While delving into his archives, Garrie Hutchinson discovered this article he wrote for The Age about the Carlton-Essendon clash at VFL Park on Anzac Day 1986.

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood: Heart-racing footy at its finest

Uni student Sean Mortell has a day off from his job selling Footy Records to take in the Anzac Day clash – and is happy to claim the four points.