Round 1 – Adelaide v Sydney: The touch of the unknown

Mathilde de Hauteclocque watches her Swans whilst striving to come to terms with a very different season. A year on, the Swans are contending for the flag once more – still, perhaps, in front of nowt but seagulls. (This piece was originally published in March 2020 – Eds.)

Almanac Cricket: Should I go to the cricket on Tuesday?

With all that is still currently in play concerning the Covid-19 virus, and in light of the now annual debate that surrounds Australia Day, Michael Viljoen wrestles with what might otherwise be a straightforward question – should he go to the cricket on Tuesday?

Local Footy: Football in the time of Corona

Covid-19 presents many challenges for local teams trying to resurrect their seasons. RoyPav1996 provides a snapshot from Brunswick St.

The 2020 Louis Pasteur Cup – Round 2

First with the most, Stop Privatisation Of Footy Productions brings you all the Pro Aussie Rules news you need – until our next column.

Round 1 – Hawthorn v Brisbane: A Lions perspective

Sam Evans makes his Almanac debut, albeit under trying and unprecedented circumstances. Sam’s Lions couldn’t muster their usual heroics against the Hawks, but there was still plenty to take out of the match.

Round 1 – Hawthorn v Brisbane: 12 Monkeys?

Sasha Lennon was able to put aside the end of the world as we know it to watch the Hawks get over a slightly off-pace Lions.
Where we go from here is up in the air…

About time the inevitable happened!

Jan Courtin did manage to watch her Swans win and it did feel great…but in the larger scheme of things, she’s surprised we forged ahead as far as we did with footy in 2020.

Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: The AFL stops for no-one

Gill should have be watching Richmond unfurl their second premiership flag in three years at the MCG. Instead, like everyone one else, Gill had to watch the game on TV as her report explains.

Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: Nando’s, Tigers, other things, and the Season For Beanies

In unprecedented times, a new footy season starts, some things remain the same but this year it’s so different as Paddy Grindlay explains.