Gabba Test, Australia v India – Day Three : The Generation Gap

Bob Utber lays claim to being the Almanac’s official ‘Grumpy Old Man’. Why is the Big Bash attracting 30,000 people to the Adelaide Oval, while just 9,000 people turn up to a day’s Test cricket at the Gabba?

Gabba Test, Australia v India – Day Two: The Old and the New – A Mixed Media Day of Cricket Updates

Sean Curtain charts both the progress of both live cricket media coverage and day two’s play at the Gabba.

Gabba Test, Australia v India – Day Two : Labu Who?

Bob Utber’s wrap of the second day’s action at the Gabba. Another great day of test cricket, with the honours evenly shared.

Brisbane Test, Australia v India – Day One: Initiation of heat!

It was the subtle beginning of a new era: Jill Scanlon reports on a day of attrition at the Gabba.

AFL Round 22 – Brisbane v Fremantle: Tupperware or tribute to Ash?

Glenda Ellis, when handed the great conundrum, turned her back on a Tupperware party. Come on; it’s the Lions’ last home game of the year.

AFL Round 18 – Review: A bloke walked into a Sydney bar…

Ever seen the bar stopped. JTH has seen beauty do it. And while at the Royal Exhibition Hotel in Sydney on Saturday he was part of a textbook example of it.

Tell us where and when you have seen it happen.

AFL Round 7 – Brisbane v Sydney: A True Clubman

The famous Bloods culture is built on the actions and choices of people. Joe Moore celebrates the work of Sydney’s reigning best Clubman in his 200th game.

Gabba Test – Day 2: The beauty of Test cricket

Australia 295 (BJ Haddin 94) & 0/65 v England 136 (MG Johnson 4/61, RJ Harris 3/28) A stunning hour of play where Australia took 6 English wickets for just 9 runs has turned a Test match and maybe a series on its head. At 2/82 England had work to do but were seemingly in control [Read more]

Gabba Test – Day 1: Australia fall short

John Harms watches the Poms dismantle the Australian top order in Brisbane.

AFL Round 16 – Brisbane v North Melbourne: Be The Man

Bill Ellis says P. Hanley is happy to Be The Man

AFL Round 10 – Brisbane vs Collingwood: A decade is a long time in footy

It’s been a long time between Friday night games at the Gabba and Beth Newman was desperate for a win over the Pies. However, not even the mystical three-peat jumper could save her Lions.

AFL Round 5 – Brisbane v Melbourne: Honourable Honours

Melbourne fan Geoff Woolcock and friends wanted an honourable loss from their team at the Gabba, but what margin constitutes an honourable loss?

AFL Round 5 – Brisbane v Melbourne: A brief history lesson

Mike Krzyzewski, coach of the Duke basketball team wrote: “A season is a lifetime”. I reckon today’s game is a potted history of the Melbourne footy club.

AFL Round 2 – Brisbane vs Adelaide: There’s only one P Dangerfield

Some players follow the script, Dangerfield is one who writes it, says Ben Footner.

First Test – Day 5: Clarke’s rubber

Round 1 of test cricket’s championship bout took a rather odd, scenic route that ultimately saw the Aussies confound the hastily convened critics (I was one) and emerge a moral points victor.

A Day At The Footy – Brisbane vs Melbourne

I parked the car in a no-name suburban street and as I walked quickly towards the Chermside Bus Station, I realised this was the first moment I’d had to myself for the day. A moment to reflect then on what the next few hours might bring. The Brisbane Lions versus the Melbourne Demons at the [Read more]

Setting the Bar High

In this Olympic year, thoughts go to many and varied events across those two weeks of that competition which comes around once every four years: events that would be given barely a second thought by any of us at any other time. My thoughts seem to have wandered to the field event of high jump. [Read more]

Don’t Kill The Keeper

DON’T KILL THE KEEPER by Wally Wright     If I had to choose one word that best-described my experience at Sunday’s ODI at the Gabba between Australia and India, it would be CONFUSING.   My confusion began shortly after I arrived at the Cricketers’ Club around midday. Looking for some sustenance, I gravitated towards [Read more]