The Summer that Time Forgot

Peter Baulderstone takes advantage of the Almanac’s recent disappearance from cyber-space to suggest that sports history should really have ceased last September. You know it makes sense.

AFL Round 2 – Geelong v North Melbourne: Blue and White Night

North Melbourne fan Rob Chanter set the alarm for 11pm in his Canadian home to watch his team take on the Cats. He liked what he saw…initially.

AFL Round 1 – Melbourne v Port Adelaide: A splash of Teal on Tatau Island

After spreading the gospel of the glory of the Power to workmates, Dan Hansen caught the first banana boat from the PNG island of Tatau to Simberi Island gold mine to listen to the game. (He showed more dedication there than all of the Melbourne players.)