Almanac Footy Memoir: Patience wins

Forty-four years of patient waiting it took Anna Pavlou’s dad to witness a Geelong premiership. The heartbreak and pain were finally over as Anna Pavlou reports.

1973 – The VFL Around The Groundsmen

Swish has come across this early 70s tribute to VFL around the grounds radio commentators and asks what it was like on your AM dial?

Almanac Teams: Great Number 4s

A cracking, attacking team of #4s from Phil Dimitriadis.

The Back To The Future Footy Panel

Lou Richards’ funeral yesterday was a beautiful tribute to a footy and media legend. We look back at a classic piece of humour from Phil Dimitriadis. Originally published five years ago.

Great players…Great nicknames

Peter Clark remembers some of the great nicknames of footballers past but wonders why nicknames for current footballers are not as forthcoming. Who can you add to the list?

Era, era on the wall: 1949-1959

The VFL in the 1950s are synonymous with the dominance of the Demons under Norm Smith and their epic rivalry with Collingwood. But the 50s are remembered fondly out at Barkly Street and are notable also for the emergence of a kid from the Mornington Peninsula, who would dominate the goal square at Windy Hill…

Carlton phobia? What phobia?

Carlton vs. Geelong Round 9 2011, Friday May 20th – The end of the phobia… Most people, young or old, large or small, have things that they fear, so much so that they avoid them at all costs. One phobia that I’m happy to share is my fear of the Carlton Football Club when they [Read more]

Bobby Davis Photo Tribute

Alex Wadelton has placed a black arm hoop to this famous image, in way of tribute to The Geelong Flyer.

Vale Bobby Davis

John Harms pays tribute to the great Bob Davis.