Almanac Footy: Mental Health and Wellbeing with Dr Ben Robbins and Dermott Brereton

Former AFL player, Dr Ben Robbins discusses mental health and wellbeing issues in sport with Dermott Brereton on SEN Radio.

FEARLESS 2020 Round 9: After 700+ days, the time comes around for some Majak magic….

FEARLESS 2020 reviews all the Round 9 matches.

Almanac Book Review: 1989 – The Great Grand Final

Roger Lowrey reviews Tony Wilson’s new book 1989: The Great Grand Final. It’s a tough job for a Geelong fan Like Rog, but he shows a fair deal of good grace.

Almanac Virtual: Webinar – ‘1989 The Great Grand Final’ with Harms, Wilson and Yeates

How was Dermie set up? Why was he set up? This and more intriguing questions surrounding the 1989 Grand Final revealed and answered in the Geelong Library webinar featuring John Harms, Tony Wilson, and Mark Yeates and addressed in Tony Wilson’s new book, 1989 The Great Grand Final.

Almanac Local Footy – MCUE v GGGM: Grassroots footy at its best!

Ah, country sport at the local Reserve on a Saturday afternoon! Peter Clark brings us an important clash between two of the Riverina Football Netball League’s amalgamated clubs, MCUE and GGBM. See if you can get your mouth around these two names!

FEARLESS 2019 Round 4 – The times have changed…the Festival of footy Part One

Fearless looks at the game then (the 1990 Grand Final) and now (after four rounds in 2019) and concludes that it’s all about evolution. Have the likes of Alastair Clarkson and Brad Scott worked it out ahead of the rest?

Almanac Teams: Rangas

Dan has come up a team of redheads, but can they play footy? Have your say!

Echoes of Dreamland: on footy and footy writing and 2018

As a teenager, David Wilson (as one of 1200) sang the hymn “Forty Years On” each year at school. Its “echoes of dreamland” live in 2018.
On footy, history, place, story, responsibility. Follow-up!

Almanac Teams – Most Disliked

Controversy corner here from Phil Dimitriadis; in a deviation from his recent numerical-based sides here is a team of disliked (to some) players.

Round 12 – Adelaide v St Kilda: Changing and Hopes

Yoshi makes a connection between his Saints and the UK political situation over the last twenty years.

Oh dear, Dermie

“Dear Dermie, I am a Hawthorn supporter and was one of your greatest fans. Until last week…” Anne Cahill Lambert with an open letter of disappointment to Dermott Brereton.

Almanac Review 1988: Football 200 – Celebration of the Footy Nation

Reprised for Australia Day 2017, Swish has all the details of the ten team Bicentennial Carnival, held in Adelaide. Chock full of 80s superstars, bush legends and obscure Ammos.

Footy Almanac rejection – a writing career in crisis

da mcdonnell senses a stitch-up in the removal of his work from the Almanac website.

Fox Footy Banter … blah blah!

Insight or trivial banter. Commentary of Fox Footy could do with a bit of a lift and Dermie, you’re in the spotlight.

Goodes, AFLPA, Fans, Media – where to from here?

Geordie McMillan takes aim at some of his Hawks’ actions regarding the “Goodes Issue”.

Do We Go For Three?

ILuvHawkThugs shares with us the simple reasoning behind the choice of Lewis for his son’s name “…Omen disguised as superstition, parading as luck, in an act of folly.”

Grass roots and blond tips…footy’s range of play from Akerfeldie to Dermie

Stephen Alomes draws from his new book, Australian Football: The People’s Game 1958-2058, to examine Jason Akermanis and Dermott Brereton’s place in the game – now and then.