Back in Time 1993 – From the Snowy Mountains to the MCG

For Pamela Sherpa it was a long trip to the MCG from the Snowy Mountains for the 1993 Grand Final. But, it was worth it!

Almanac Footy History: Fitzroy’s Fabulous Century

Longtime friend of the Almanac Fitzroy Pete (Carter) has written a book: Fitzroy’s Fabulous Century. Here he explains the origins of his love of Fitzroy, as well as something about the book which is now available. [Do yourself a favour- JTH]

Almanac Football: 1993 Revisited

Stainless takes a fascinating trip down memory lane as he recalls the 1993 AFL season. [With a nod to the Brettig-Collins-Gill podcast – Ed]

Almanac Teams: North and South

North and South.  Polar opposites.  Literally.  But not necessarily figuratively. Over time, South went north and North went south but along the way, there seems to be an inordinate amount of players who represented both clubs.  Hence, here is a team of players who played at least one VFL/AFL game at both North Melbourne and South Melbourne/Sydney. 

Vale “Name A Game”

Adam laments today marks the end of an era for the footy nostalgists and he is not happy. Sports Delivered have officially decided to put an end to their “Name A Game” service, one that has provided home and away, finals and State of Origin matches on VHS and later DVD format since the early 1990’s.

SANFL Blow-ins 1960-1990 Part 2: Central District

Having reviewed the blow-in SANFL coaches in his first article of the series, Swish starts on the playing ranks of the clubs. His beloved Central District Bulldogs is first up. How did they go? Did he miss anyone?

Kick it to Kickett

As the Sydney Swans prepare to start their 2015 season and its pursuit of a sixth premiership this afternoon, Joe Moore remembers the day that an AFL footballer strode into his school and possibly changed his life forever.

Kevin Sheedy: The Face of Football

Lachlan Waterman recounts the victories, regrets and hard luck stories of Kevin Sheedy’s coaching career.

Missing out on a flag

Sasha Lennon wants to profile former players who have missed out on playing in a premiership side and he needs your help.