Almanac Footy: A Team for all seasons

Citrus Bob Utber presents his footy team for all seasons made up of players he has watched play over the past seventy years.

Almanac Teams: All Well(man) and Good(es); 44 Obscure (1980- )

Some interesting names in Rodney Boyd’s second side of Number 44s since 1980, including a recent nomad-cum-AA flag-winner with the Cats, a former politician and a finals debutante.

Back in Time – Part 3: More of the Bombers

More clippings from Pamela Sherpa’s Bombers scrapbook from the 80s.

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]

Michael Tuck in short sleeves?

Peter Sweeney looks at the 1987 Grand Final where Michael Tuck wore a short sleeve jumper for a half of footy. A fascinating tale.

In the tree tops with the ruckmen

Carolyn Spooner finds a perfect relationship between the very best of football’s big men and, thanks to a trusty copy of Shrubs and trees for Australian gardens, many particularly characterised Australian trees.

The Pollie XVIII – when politics and sport do mix

Football has a proud history of providing politicians for the parliaments of Australia. But we need a full forward – can you help?