Almanac Cricket: Vale Colin McDonald AM

Colin McDonald, the courageous Australian opening batsman of the 1950s and 60s, has died aged 92 – a good innings! The Footy Almanac offers this tribute.

Almanac Cricket – The all-time Australian men’s MCG XI: dodging the snorefest

It’s one thing to get the runs on the board on a flat deck, quite another when the game is in the balance. Dave Brown looks at the best men’s performances at the MCG over the years

Junior Almanac: Champions of Scotch College, Melbourne

Scotch College in Melbourne has produced many famous sportsmen. One of them is Cyril Rioli.

The Almanac (Manning Clark) Cricket Dinner – Thursday July 16 at the RMH

The Lord’s test is one of the special sporting occasions. If you are stuck in Melbourne, but want to mark the event in style then come along to the annual Almanac cricket dinner, on Thursday, July 16 at 6.30pm at the Royal Melbourne Hotel. The night will feature a chat with one of the grand elder statesmen of Australian cricket, Colin McDonald.