Almanac Teams: Round 1 debuts since 1980 (Part 2 – 1990 to 2000)

In the second of four parts, Rodney Boyd looks back at the players who made their debut in Round 1 of the VFL/AFL season from 1980 up to 2022. This section features 1990-2000.

Almanac Memories: Che Cockatoo-Collins and Paul Kelly at The Footy Almanac Launch 2009

John Harms remembers a brilliant Adelaide Test Eve Footy Almanac book launch featuring Che Cockatoo-Collins and family and Paul Kelly. [With photos by Richard Arrowsmith]

Independent Schools v Combined High Schools: a curtain-raiser played at Footy Park in 1991. But what happened to these blokes and where are they now?

Great list of footballers. Who are they? And where are they now? Classic from Swish Schwerdt as he challenges us to fill in any detail we might know. If you know who they are, and where they ended up playing their footy, and what they’re doing now, add a comment. (Now with a photo of one of the teams)

The Brownlow winner

We re-visit John Harms’s tribute to Jobe Watson after an unlikely Bombers win one Sunday evening in 2009..

Force For Good

This is a transcript of a seminar called Force For Good held at the National Museum of Australia. It involved Sean Gorman, Che Cockatoo-Collins, and David Headon. I moderated it. It is conversational and hence may lack a little structure (in its form and in its thinking) but it addresses the elements of the topic. [Read more]