Almanac Footy Memoir: Patience wins

Forty-four years of patient waiting it took Anna Pavlou’s dad to witness a Geelong premiership. The heartbreak and pain were finally over as Anna Pavlou reports.

Almanac Footy Teams – AFLX: The Cyclones

Joe De Petro has come up with a cyclonic footy team. Whether it’s severe enough to put the wind up other teams the answer is blowing in the wind!

Almanac Footy Teams – Where for art thou Ian?: A team of Ians

A team of Ians you say! Don’t be a blockhead, hit me with your rhythm stick and drum out your Ians says Almanacker Phil.

Geelong’s Night of Nights: Patrick Dangerfield Wins 2017 ‘Carji’ Greeves Medal

Patrick Dangerfield took ‘Carji’ home last night. Anna Pavlou was on the spot.

In the firing line with the ruck rovers

The role of the ruck-rover is defined by the many wonderful exemplars Carolyn Spooner refers to from teams of the’60’s through to the current day.

Great players…Great nicknames

Peter Clark remembers some of the great nicknames of footballers past but wonders why nicknames for current footballers are not as forthcoming. Who can you add to the list?