” ‘Nana’ guides Spiders to footy ‘Nirvana’ ” by KB Hill

KB Hill brings us another reflection from almost a century ago with the tale of Ray ‘Nana’ Baker and the Corowa Spiders.

The Artful Defender by KB Hill

Defenders aren’t traditionally the most popular heroes on-field, but some are exceptional – like Jim Sandral who played in one of the greatest of all time sides, Melbourne 1956. KB Hill shares his story from Corowa to getting lifts with Norm Smith to training and back again.

My Mother

Footscray have lost a loyal fan in this tribute by Glen! to his mother.

Melbourne Cup Day 2015: Corowa style.

Any day when you leave the track with more money than when you arrived, is a good day. Glen had a good day at Corowa.

Almanac Racing – They’re racing in Corowa on 7/7

One of many racing enthusiasts here at the Almanac, Glen headed north to Corowa for some Riverina thoroughbred action.

Five Corowa races, two protests, one OA

Glen D enjoys an afternoon at the Corowa races but needed a win in Adelaide to save the day.

A day at the COROWA races

Maryanne and I scooted up the Hume on Saturday morning, for the first Corowa race meet for 2012. Early start; 11-35. Met up with relatives in the members and prepared for good day. A 7 race card in glorious summer weather, top temperature being 35. Quite cool for Corowa in January.

Corowa and Rutherglen provide a team of handy recruits

This is a side of players from Corowa, Ruthergen, and /or Corowa-Rutherglen who played at the highest level, AFL/VFL. I have left out a numnber of players from the area who did not play for the above listed clubs, including Ross Henshaw and Justin Koschitzke. Any how here we go. B: Stan Hiskins South Melbourne, [Read more]