Almanac Football History: Fitzroy’s Topsy Turvy 1984

Phillip Mendes has an in depth look at the 1984 season from a Fitzroy perspective – a year in the middle of what many consider the great club’s last hurrah in the VFL/AFL.

So close to the Holy Grail: A personal reflection on Fitzroy Football Club’s 1983 season

Philip Mendes was in his second year at uni in 1983, the year Fitzroy made a genuine play for the flag. Here he recounts the season, game by game, quoting the analysis of the experts of the day, and giving his own commentary. [Fantastic memories – JTH]

Almanac Teams: The Greatest Number 3s

Phil Dimitriadis returns to proper footy teams. What do you think of his team of 3s?

For the love of Collingwood, it’s time Ed

It’s time says Jeff! Time for Eddie to go! The greatest shame is that by lingering on, clinging to that prime car spot outside the Holden Centre, Jeff can’t get away from the word ‘selfish’.

Round 16 – Collingwood v Essendon: Crook in the Guts

“2017 has gone down the toilet for Collingwood. But that crook in the guts feeling will linger for a long while.” Luke Reynolds simply can not wait for season 2017 to be over for his Magpies and changes to be made.

Solving the Case of the Roys Ring-In Premiership Trophy

Mystery solved! The case of the Fitzroy Premiership that wasn’t! Read all about it!

Roy Boy Legends – 1970 – 1996

Philp Mendes tugs at the heartstrings of old Roy Boys fans with his greatest Fitzroy Team from 1970 – 1996.

[Note: Chruistmas news is the Fitzroy Football Club in the Ammos is to be celebrated with a weekly Almanac column next year. If you’d like to be a contributor please contact [email protected])]