Round 19 – Carlton v Adelaide: It’s nice to win, but…

Yvette Hollings has enjoyed the wins by her club Carlton of late but she has an issue with the club theme song as she explains.

2019 Cricket World Cup Final – That’s a Draw, Mate!

Michael Viljoen certainly has his thinking cap on this week. Following on from his ‘epic journey of biblical proportions’ earlier in the week, he’s now trying to undo the Gordian knot of how to fairly decide the outcome of a tied ICC World Cup Final. He gives us several options to consider.

Event: The Lord’s Taverners Legends Dinner

The Lord’s Taverners Victoria are holding their 16th Legends of Victorian Cricket Dinner in August. Details here.

The Coodabeen Champions – Kicking Against The Wind on Grand Final Day

After 35 years on radio The Coodabeens Champions are as much a part of the fabric of footy in Melbourne as pies, beer and sauce. Though their national profile might have diminished with the passing of their weekend shows, Champs, Covey, Richo, Billy and Torch have fans right around the country. A serial contributor to the Coodabeens – Swish Schwerdt – made the trek to light tower number two at the MCG for the time honoured Grand Final O/B.

Almanac Cricket: Blind Cricket and the folly of assumptions

A great extract from a speech given by former Sight Impaired Australian Cricketer, Graeme Innes, at the launch of the All Abilities championships held in the Melbourne Cricket Club’s famed Long Room. Assumptions and discrimination hold so many of us back; “we are limited by the soft bigotry of low expectations.”

Round 15 – Richmond v Carlton: Tigers ascendant; Blues concede.

On a cold Melbourne night, perched high atop the Southern Stand, Carlton stalwart Peter Fuller learns the truism of a time-honoured Coodabeens maxim.

2013 – A Season In Song – Round 5: Return to Form

Swish Shwerdt nails one and gets a feeling of deep satisfaction, the like of which he has experienced since circa 1982.

Off Season Odyssey – Part 25: What Makes a Champion?

Matt Zurbo reaches Tamworth, and catches up with Greg Champion.