Almanac Golf: We can win this

The first golf team – P. Flynn, Medium Dazza Smith, Jake Norton (of the Wandering Eye) and JTH – to represent The Footy Almanac ventured to Barwon Heads. Here’s what happened. [First published 2012]

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 11 – Adelaide v Geelong: A pure display of brilliance

John Kingsmill covered the highly-awaited Geelong and Adelaide clash in 2007. After witnessing the entertaining spectacle, he praised the talented players on both sides.

“The steam train in the Geelong guernsey….” by  KB Hill

Ray Card knows exactly how Andrew Gaff felt when the fury of the football world came crashing down upon him recently. Forty years ago – in Round 7 1978 -the well-chiselled Geelong defender, with just 15 games under his belt, pole-axed dual Brownlow Medallist Keith Greig. KB Hill tells the story.

Almanac Teams: The Greatest Number 3s

Phil Dimitriadis returns to proper footy teams. What do you think of his team of 3s?

Yoshi on requesting trades because of homesickness

Yoshi presents some thoughts for discussion about players from interstate clubs wanting to be traded back to their home states.

Round 2 – GWS v Gold Coast: My thoughts on Gary Ablett

The guessing game around Gary Ablett’s club of choice for next season is getting big media attention. Yoshi gives us his thoughts

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.

Grand Final Preview: Sal’s predictions, and thoughts about other sports as well.

For all thoughts in football, cricket, rugby, and horseracing, Sal has all the tips for you.

Almanac Book Cover 2016: One Innocent Question (or: The Case for Jimmy Bartel to be on the Almanac’s cover)

Edward Olsen nominates Geelong’s Jimmy Bartel for The 2016 Almanac Book Cover with a compelling story.

Round 19 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: Tonight the lads will fight

Alex Docherty is happy for the milestone Cats, sad for his injured Dogs and proud of the collective Dogs’ efforts.

Round 19 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: What timing and special occasions mean to St Kilda and me

Yoshi showed his skills as at multi-tasking, working hard and supporting the Saints as they took on the Roos.

Round 19 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: Two legends = One perfect night

John Sullivan enjoys the Boris and Jimmy celebrations which consume Kardinia Park on a memorable night for the Geelong Football Club.

Round 19 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: Time Stands Still in Cat country

Boundary Rider celebrates a Geelong night, glorying in the careers of two favourite sons, and happy to be part of a community happy in its own skin and in its own time warp.

Round 11 – Geelong v GWS: The Cats, a Cuppa and the Couch

Sunday morning bliss for Dips, a cuppa and watching the Cats replay when you know the score, oh and also being entertained by Stevie J.

Round 9 – Collingwood v Geelong: I love Melbourne, I love footy

In town for Good Beer Week, Luke Reynolds is able to celebrate a Collingwood win with fellow good beer lovers at GABS instead of drowning his sorrows.

AFL Round 1 – Geelong v Adelaide: Eight Good Hours

Remember back to the start of the 2014 season. What were we thinking back then? JTH headed to Kardinia Park for the Cats’ opener.

AFL Round 16 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: The twilight saga

A rambling post-couch review of Geelong and the Bulldogs.

AFL Round 7 – Geelong v Richmond: Nausea at the G

Sam Steele debates whether the Tigers improved showing against Geelong means their glass is half-full or half-empty. Stainless has been conditioned to respond pessimistically.

AFL Round 1 – Geelong v Adelaide: Old Mate Jimmy

P. Flynn is puzzled by Terrace-references to P.J. Roadhouse and other literary figures while admiring another master in his 250th.

AFL Round 14 – Geelong v Fremantle: Freo will never win the flag – ever (a considered review)

Stephen Cooke takes a swig of the scotch and assesses Fremantle’s premiership prospects.