Hard as Cement

Rod Gillett profiles the much-traveled football career of Laurie Pendrick, who represented both NSW and Queensland, and had an influence on the early careers of both Wayne Carey and Jason Dunstall.

Almanac Football: 1993 Revisited

Stainless takes a fascinating trip down memory lane as he recalls the 1993 AFL season. [With a nod to the Brettig-Collins-Gill podcast – Ed]

Almanac Teams: Citrus Bob’s All-Time Top 20 Players

Not wanting to miss out on the act, Citrus Bob Utber has come up with his top 20 players of all time. He should know what he is talking about.

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.

September Specialists

Phil Dimitriadis has selected his team of finals champions. Over to you for your thoughts.

The Rise of Spo-Co

Nick McGay runs us through the good, okay and crap of spo-co (sports comedy) shows. What category does he put The Footy Show in? Roy & HG? The Games? Add your thoughts.

Era, era on the wall; 1987-1999

Jeff Dowsing continues his series on the eras of VFL/AFL footy with a look a 1987-99.

Introducing Interchanger; Player Management Made Easy

Almanacker Murray Bird and his team have developed INTERCHANGER; Player management technology that is currently being used by 10 AFL clubs is now available for your club or sports group. Read more…

Top 15 VFL/AFL Full-Forwards of the Last 40 years: 1975-2014

Controversial, fearless, well-informed and exhaustive. Philip Mendes and Lucas Lewit-Mendes list their greatest full-forwards of the ‘modern’ VFL/AFL era.

Do We Go For Three?

ILuvHawkThugs shares with us the simple reasoning behind the choice of Lewis for his son’s name “…Omen disguised as superstition, parading as luck, in an act of folly.”

Someone forgot to tell Santa

It was all set up and ready to go. Christmas in July with a big round of blockbuster clashes and we supporters were ready and waiting to cash in on the presents and the thought we’d be getting two christmases in the one year. The only problem was someone forgot to tell Santa.