Almanac Cricket: Forget the Grammys. Introducing… the Hammys!

Old cricketers never die, they just tear something. Inspired by the Grammys, Andrew Gigacz proposes the Hammy Awards. He cites himself as a prime nominee. All nominations welcome.

The Eagles Almanac Launch – photos

Some photos taken at the launch of The Eagles Almanac at the North Fitzroy Arms on Wednesday night.

Grand Final 2016 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Belief

Belief is a strong word, especially when applied to Gigs and fellow Bulldog supporters, it is the belief that their time will come and now they can’t believe it!

The Almanackers: G is for Gedling

G is for the prolific Dennis Gedling and other enthusiasts.

A couple of snippets from The Footy Almanac 2014

Late nights are made easier for The Footy Almanac 2014 editors by some very fine writing, as John Harms explains.

Looking for a win

Facing crisis, Edvard Munch chose oils and gave us The Scream. When Dante explored the ramifications of the Inferno, he turned to poetry. Both used art in times of crisis. Here Gigs follows Dante’s path for his Dogs.

Gigs Ladder Comp Round 18 Update – Parallel universes

Wondering how things might look in the Ladder comp if Essendon is stripped of their points and relegated to 18th on the ladder? Wonder no more – Gigs is on to it.

Gigs Ladder Comp Round 7 update – It’s all in the family

Almanacker tacker, Theo Harms, is leading all and sundry in the World Famous Ladder Ladder competition, run by your host, Andrew Gigacz. How are you placed? Check it out.

AFL Round 5 – Western Bulldogs v Geelong: Geelong is Making Waves (or A Genial Gigs Knew Moves)

I had planned to attend this game in person but THE BEST LAID PLANS are an anagram of “HANDBALLS IT STEEP” and late on Saturday afternoon I found myself camped under an unexpectedly steep handball. The pack came crashing down on me and my plans.

Footy Almanac – of and by the fans

Join Gigs on a nostalgic journey through the history of the Footy Almanac.