Almanac Teams: Arrivals and Departures (Geelong)

You might find these players at the dawn of their careers or the twilight just before dark at Kardinia Park; it’s Rodney Boyd’s Geelong Arrivals and Departures side.

Round 22 – Collingwood v Geelong: Waltzing the Matildas at the ‘G with Pies and Cats

Citrus Bob Utber was at the MCG to watch his beloved Cats fall short against the Pies in their Round 22 match but The Matildas more than compensated with their fantastic win against France.

Round 15 – Geelong v Melbourne: From the study in Nhill

It was (literally) a school night for teacher Marcus Holt so he couldn’t make the trip to Kardinia Park. Instead, he watched from his study in Nhill ‘with’ a couple of mates. [Spot on – Ed]

Round 15 – Geelong v Melbourne: Soggy moggies find a way to win

Roger Lowrey braves the elements on a cold, wet night in Geelong to watch his Cats score a decisive win over the Demons.

Round 4 – Geelong v Hawthorn: Turn it Up!

Jeremy Cameron turns it on to provide Geelong with a much needed first win of the season to the relief of Dips O’Donnell and other Geelong fans.

Round 10 – Geelong v Port Adelaide: Port wilt to Pussy Pressure

Port Adelaide could have made more of their early dominance in a match where the Cats came storming home writes Nick Kossatch.

Round 13 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: A good game of football

John Harms finally got to see some live footy and was treated to an open, entertaining contest between two pretty good footy teams.

Round 12 – Sydney v GWS: The Battle of the Bridge, Perth Edition

Caspar McLeod is very happy with Sydney’s ‘Battle of the Bridge’ win over GWS in their Round 12 clash in Perth.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: Shock and awe

Unfortunately for Earl O’Neill his Monaros were left stranded on the track as the Tigers raced away to win the 2019 AFL Grand Final.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: The yellow of poise, the black of power

Footy Records, the crowded throng, and soaking up the atmosphere were all a part of Sean Mortell’s Grand Final Day.

The 2019 Brett Deledio Cup.

Earl O’Neill is rapt his Monaros will compete against the Tigers next weekend for the 2019 AFL Premiership Cup.

Finals Week 1 – Preview

Sean Mortell previews Finals Week 1 making his predictions who he believes the winners will be.

Round 21 – GWS v Hawthorn: Records Tumble

Multiple records tumbled, along with the snow, at the Giants v Hawthorn match in Canberra – both on and off the field. The observant Edward P Olsen ensures that we appreciate their full array, even if not all of them will find a place in the official records.

Round 18 – GWS v Collingwood: Dipping into despair

Despairing game of football for Sean Mortell and fellow Collingwood supporters after their Round 18 loss to GWS as his report shows.

Balcony Banter Round 17 – Richmond v GWS: Winter Days

Almanac regular Joe De Petro saw his Tigers take on the Giants at the MCG on a dreary winter’s afternoon.

Round 12 – Adelaide v GWS: Orange for a night

Bomber supporter Caspar McLeod needed the Giants to knock the Crows down a peg on Saturday night to boost his Dons’ September chances. To his chagrin, help was not to be forthcoming.

Round Seven: The Centesima Rerum Venalium Cup

Earl O’Neill takes a percentage view of the form lines after round 7.

Round 3 – GWS v Richmond: Still feeling it

John Green’s fandom will be forever coloured by the 2017 flag delivered to the Punt Rd faithful – no matter the trials that await, he’ll never forget that Richmond could again do the improbable and climb the mountain. He’s still feeling it! [Club might have been happier with a riff on “Don’t hold back” – Ed.]

The Almanac Oracle Challenge, 2019

Want to be the Almanac Oracle for 2019? Edward P Olsen has come up with a cracker of a concept. Correctly predict the questions presented by him, and you may be the lucky recipient of the AO come season end.

Round 21 – GWS v Adelaide: Junior and the Meat Tray

In this increasingly fractious world of dilemma and doubt, is there anything better for the soul than winning a meat tray asks Mickey Randall. And, what about a team of Juniors?