Almanac Footy: Colac Youth Club Under 16 Premiers 1965 and 1966

Col Ritchie remembers a couple of footy premierships he played in with the Colac Youth Club Under 16s in 1965 and 1966, featuring some team photos of the lads who won.

Almanac Fashion: Colac ‘Ready-To-Wear’

This week, in his regular Friday column, KD discusses his idea for a new fashion line, mainly inspired by Colac and Picasso.

Almanac Life: ‘Chilla’ Porter, Colac, and childhood memories

The death of Olympian ‘Chilla’ Porter rekindled many memories for Peter Fuller of the Melbourne Olympics and growing up in rural Victoria around that time.

Almanac Memoir: The late Herald

Andrew Gaylard revives memories of a Colac weekend in the 1960s, where the tempo was set by the Saturday afternoon VFL footy, and the late edition of the Herald was a particular treat.

AFL Preseason – Geelong v Essendon: AFL meets Colac

It was a celebration of footy in Colac as the Dons snuck home against Geelong.

Rock Triv Shows Entertaining Colac and Raising Money for Charity

Luke Reynolds tells us how Colac has been celebrating with Rock Triv – a unique community fund raiser that combines fun, music and fund raising for charities.

Melbourne Test – Day 2: Down from the bush

Luke Reynolds has the quintessential down-from-the-bush cricket experience.

AFL Round 12- Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Past players and new arrivals

As Luke Reynolds waits for the arrival of a new Collingwood supporter (today), he watches his Pies on the couch and is much happier with this 34-point win over Footscray than last week’s 83-point win over Melbourne. (All the best today, Luke, from all at the Knackery.)

Off-Season Odyssey Part 7: Alcohol und Footyball

  This Odyssey is turning me into an alcoholic. Each stop, old teammates badger me: “We haven’t seen you in years! And you don’t want to have a drink with us?!” So we kick, then drink, as if a little run around has earned it. Each stop I pick up a few more good memories [Read more]