AFLW Round 5 – Melbourne v Brisbane Lions: I need vitamins for heart failure

Ebony McKenna was a nervous wreck watching her Dees go up against Grand Final favourites Brisbane last night, but Melbourne fought the Lions until the final siren to keep their 2018 season alive.

Almanac Rugby League – Race for the Paul Barriere: Week 5, Australia set to defend titles, England edge Tonga in classic

Hamish Neal reports on the men’s and women’s Rugby League World Cups. Australia will play England in the men’s and New Zealand in the women’s this coming weekend.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 5: Aussies Ease to Victory, But the Fire for the Urn Burns

And so it came to pass that Australia romped home by 10 wickets. But don’t worry – Callum O’Connor can see plenty to look forward to in this Ashes series.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 1: Farm Animals

Jack Banister reflects on the performance of the English on day one of the Ashes, where the touring side showed they might have more goats than bunnies in their batting line-up.

The Pies’ most memorable wins over Brisbane (and Fitzroy) in the past 50 years

Steve Fahey looks at his most memorable Collingwood wins against Brisbane/Fitzroy. Will this weekend’s game be another classic?

Round 7 – Sydney v Brisbane: Bouncing Back

Where has this form been? Daniel Saunders reckons the Swans are back – so, look out!

AFLM Round 3 – St Kilda v Brisbane: Four points without the glory

Yvette Wroby took her time to absorb last Sunday’s game. How come a victory felt like something else? The highlight, as ever, was champion Nick Riewoldt’s return game.

Round 14 – Richmond v Brisbane: Happy Days

Rather than head to the G with his father and brother, Paddy Grindlay stays home with mum to cook eclairs and listen to the Tigers win on the radio

Round 2 – Brisbane v North Melbourne: Old Stagers

On a sun-kissed Queensland day, Smokie Dawson stands in a rare, sun-kissed moment of sheer elation as his Rooboys go 2-0.

Who’s versing? Brisbane

Alex Darling puts Brisbane’s woes to verse

Royal Horse Bazaar’s thoroughbred pedigree

With the incredible Melbourne Cup all the buzz, Harold Peacock brings up the equine roots of Brisbane’s economy.

No ticket no worries

After a slow start, Matt Watson has now attended many Grand Finals in many and varied guises. Bt this year he will be watching from a pub somewhere in Melbourne.

The centre of AFL in 2015

Mike on the centre of the AFL in 2015 and the result will suprise

The spectre of the polo club

The Brisbane Polo Club yesterday went the way of A.B. Paterson’s Geebung counterparts, falling off their ponies to become spectres of the past, when the club officially wound up after having sold its home of a quarter of a century, the notable Naldham House. While the poetic polo club of ‘Banjo’ Paterson fame and their opponents [Read more]

Round 7 – Brisbane v Port Adelaide: I Flew In, Brisbane Flew Up and Port Crashed and Burned

Power supporter Chris Michaels’ first trip to the Gabba in 10+ years ends in disappointment as his Power go down to the Lions.

Round 1: Collingwood v Brisbane: Replays can’t live up to the real thing

Sean Mortell caps off a week of preparations for the start of the 2015 season by watching his Mighty Magpies roll the Lions at the ‘Gabba: “As 7:00 rolled around I dominated the Mortell household remote…”

Footy Town in The Gap

Sasha Lennon celebrates The Gap Dragons’ footy club and the success of the annual round robin intra-club kids competition. He also thanks the Footy Almanac for getting behind the event.

AFL Round 2 – Brisbane v Geelong: The Glass Menagerie

Hamish Townsend journeys to foreign lands (a corporate box at the Gabba) to induct his daughters into the love of the Cats.

Brisbane Launch and Cricket Chat with Francis Leach and Gideon Haigh

The lucky people of Brisbane can meet up with John Harms, Gideon Haigh, Francis Leach and other Almanackers at the Red Brick Hotel near the Gabba this Wednesday evening. Copies of the new Footy Almanac book for the 2013 season will be on sale on the night. We have all your Christmas shopping and drinking needs catered for in the one event.

AFL Round 23 – Geelong v Brisbane: Catland

To be in the finals is a great thing, writes Cath Sullivan.