Almanac Flashback – AFL Grand Final 2009: A surreal premiership

Ten years ago Geelong took out the 2009 AFL Premiership, and to all concerned it was quite surreal reported Don Walters! Check out another Footy Almanac Flashback and find out why.

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]

The View from the Summit

Above all, Richmond has reminded Stainless why he fell in love with footy in the first place. It’s something you do and watch for fun. His Tigers are bringing him a lot of joy!

A hard rain’s gonna fall!

Bomber bombs, Bombers overshoot runway, it can all get a little too much for Col but he will still be there cheering for his team against the Hawks.

Importance of open communication

Yoshi discusses the value of open and frank communication.

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.

The 2017 Alan Turing Cup – Round Twelve

Earl O’Neill encountered a DeLorean and went back to 2005 for this Round 12 preview. This is trip back in time worth taking.

Round 14 – St Kilda v Geelong: GroundCat Day

Paul Spinks ponders if Pivotonian Phil will predict a prosperous pointy end to the season for Geelong or a Winter of discontent.

The 2014 ‘Mopsy’ Fraser Cup – Round Twenty One

Earl O’Neill celebrates his Monaros big win over the hapless Demons, and muses on the future of Mark Thompson and the endlessly recycled trivia of the footy media (Almanac excepted).

AFL Round 18 – Western Bulldogs v Essendon: Confident Carlisle Dominates Dogs

Confidence was all that Jake Carlisle needed to become a matchwinner… and repay Bomber Thompson’s faith in him, writes Jackson Clark.

O Coach, My Leader

With much discussion about finding the “right” coach for Melbourne, David Wilson asks: What actually is the job of a coach?

Bomber Return

  Essendon versus Geelong – 7.10pm, Saturday, 2 July – Docklands Stadium   by Phil Dimitriadis Geelong fans were treated with contempt by Mark Thompson last year. The brooding surliness and lack of respect he showed extracted understandable displays of righteous anger from the Cat’s faithful. Yet he coached them to a drought-breaking premiership and [Read more]

Cats Could Do With An Overhaul

by Angus Nicholls     I’m pretty much a Holden man. Don’t know if I was born this way or was somehow subliminally groomed by the General during my formative years. What’s more it doesn’t matter given that we’re talking about the General’s mortal enemy and the Greatest Footy Club on Earth.   Co-located in [Read more]