Round 23 – Sydney v St Kilda: Love is in the air!

An emotional day for Jan Courtin with many tears shed by her and fellow Swans supporters as they farewelled some of Sydney’s favourite sons in their final game with a great win over the Saints in their Round 23 match at the SCG.

Round 23 – Sydney v St Kilda: Pride, and the time to say goodbye (you couldn’t write this script any better).

The Swans farewell their retiring legends in true style with a big win over the Saints in their Round 23 match at the SCG.

Round 12 – Sydney v West Coast Eagles: Winning the best teacher!

Keiran Croker continues to love the way his developing Swans are playing at the moment as they account for the Eagles at the SCG in their Round 12 encounter.

Round 10 – Sydney v Collingwood: The Marn Grook Game

Keiran Croker reports from the Sir Doug Nicholls Round 10 Marn Grook Game between the Swans and Pies in Sydney, and although a little disaapointed by the result he sees a bright future for the Sydney Swans.

Round 23- Sal’s preview: And now the end is near….

The curtain is about to fall on the last round of the Home and Away season as Sal presents his thoughts for the upcoming games.

2018, Bondi to Blacktown, tickets for the zone please

Piloting his Triumph Sprint from the SCG to the city’s West, Earl O’Neill ponders a Swans team in decline as the Giants, being coached from the bench, add some spark to their season.

Who can challenge Richmond this year?

As the ladder begins to take shape, the form of certain teams highlights the limited amount of outfits capable of taking out the 2018 flag. With Richmond appearing as ominous as ever after a barnstorming run to the top of the ladder, the main question to arise is which teams are actually able to match them and perhaps clinch a premiership off them come Grand Final day. Sean considers the options.

Round 8: Sal’s thoughts and selections for this round of footy

Sal expects a number of unpredictable games to select winners from this round, and with the predicted weather conditions that have not been seen this year will make selections even more difficult. 

Round 5 – Sydney v Adelaide: Beware!

Keiran Croker had good reason to be wary before the game as the Crows bounced back with intent against his Swans!

Round 4 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: That was a tough one (what a relief!)

Diana Dors, Marianne Faithful and Bette Davis! What have they got to do with the Sydney Swans? Almanacker Jan explains all.

All your Round 4 Footy tips, racing tips, and some thoughts about the Tribunal

All the footy and racing tips you need, and more from Sal to help you select your winners this weekend.

Sydney Swans Season Preview: An Old Dog’s New Tricks

Joe is upbeat as he previews the prospects of the Sydney Swans for the coming AFL season.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: It’s all about to start for the four (or is it six?) Pies’ teams

Cam Hooke is a Canberra-based Collingwood fan(atic) around whom a wonderful email group has formed. After he contacted John Harms just to say g’day, he started to include him on that list. JTH received the weekly missive which was so informative that he asked Cam if it could be published on the Almanac site. Over the last few years Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life has been much-loved by Pies’ fans.

This is the first one of 2018…

Paul Keating, Mr Brightside and Bobby Ewing: For the true believers – Richmond 2017

Whatever your views on Paul Keating, the man did have some damm good lines. So, like his comment just after his unlikely election win against John Hewson, the Tigers win was one for the true believers, writes Sean Curtain, and the sweetest victory of all.

Round 20 – Geelong v Sydney: Finding what you’re looking for

Mathilde de Hauteclocque heads off on her annual Geelong pilgrimage. Along the way she looks for God in the sky, the Clowder on The Terrace and wisdom in a bluestone bar. She considers pressure and re-entry and wards off disappointment, however briefly.

Round 16 – Sydney v Gold Coast: Finding balance on the tightrope

Craig Dodson watched the game at home surrounded by two sons in Bulldogs jumpers. The Swans had another impressive win and look to be surging towards a finals spot.

Round 14 Preview – One for the Master

The great man Gary Ablett celebrates his 300th AFL game this weekend, Geelong returns to Kardinia Park and Richmond v Carlton has a lot of importance behind it. Sal covers all this and more in his Round 14 preview.

Round 12 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Here Come the Swans

Daniel Saunders believes the doubters need to be wary of a Sydney team that has the potential to make it to the finals in 2017.

Round 5 – Sydney v GWS: Onwards to Round 6 please

Tom’s becoming increasingly frustrated with the Swans after expecting a better effort from them this week. Like all true supporters, he’s hoping things will improve for Round 6.

Coaching The Coaches – Mark Williams

Wesley Hull looks at the work premiership winning coach Mark Williams is doing at the 2017 National AFL Male Kickstart & All Nations Championships.