The Reclink Community Cup: Melbourne (June 24) and beyond

Did anyone make it to the Reclink Community Cup in Melbourne this year? We’d love to hear of your experience – even in a comment at the end of this post. And dates for other Community Cup events around Australia are included in this post.

Streets of our Town: All hail the Community Cup!

With the Reclink Community Cup (Melbourne) on this Sunday at Victoria Park, we revisit John Harms’s report on the Community Cup of 2017.

The Brisbane Reclink Community Cup 2017 – Brisbane Lines v Rocking Horses: Thrusting your name before the selectors?

Jamie Simmons went to the Community Cup in Brisbane (which is sponsored by Blundstone). He had an excellent afternoon – and he has come up with a cunning plan. [More great lines and Lines from Igor – JTH].

The photos are with permission. Thanks to Evo. But I would like to acknowledge specific photographers – if anyone can assist. JTH

Almanac Local Footy: Com Cup Runneth Over

Paul Spinks made it down to Elsternwick Park last week to watch the Community Cup and managed to resurface with some photographic evidence.

Special weekend when all your teams get up

Bit of a special weekend of footy for me, but without doubt the highlight  was the win for community footy on Sunday, but more of that later. It’s not often that all your footy teams win on the weekend, but that’s what happened.  Being a bit of a footy tragic, I have followed many teams [Read more]

Sydney Reclink Community Cup

 

Now THAT’S entertainment!

  by Andrew Fithall Solved! I now get it! Finally I understand why the AFL keeps scheduling such crap pre-game and half-time entertainment. They don’t have sufficient confidence in the quality of their own product that they can put on the same program something that might compete with the actual game in providing a benefit [Read more]

Paul Kelly, Footy and the Almanac

Paul Kelly is God – got it.  Or at least the Australian version of God.  For me.  My Australian God.  Of course I have American gods – Dylan and Springsteen.  And a Brazilian God – Paolo Coelho. Enough already.  So I am a polytheist, and these are the people who remind me about what is [Read more]

Rockdogs blow Megahertz off the dial

by Andrew Fithall Solved! I now get it! Finally I understand why the AFL keeps scheduling such crap pre-game and half-time entertainment. They don’t have sufficient confidence in the quality of their own product that they can put on the same program something that might compete with the actual game in providing a benefit to [Read more]

Magahertz v Rockdogs is on again

Maybe it is just the networks I tap into, but I reckon this year’s Community Cup has created more anticipation than in previous years. An event which started in 1997 as a fundraiser for the Sacred Heart Mission, is now a major sporting and social event, with the beneficiary being Reclink. As given on their [Read more]

Community Cup 2010

In the tradition of last year’s ring-in appearance by Rupert Betheras, this year’s captain of the Rockdogs will be none other than Dan Sultan, star of screen and microphone. For more information on the Community Cup, including details of how to get there,  follow the link below: http://www.communitycup.org.au/

Community Cup: Espy Rockdogs Pie Night

Hi All, Yes, my old band, The Nubiles, are reforming for one show only as part of the Fabulous Community Cup. Dust off your rocking pants and come down to support a very good cause. Hope to see you there. For more information visit the Espy website.  http://www.espy.com.au John Weldon