Memoir: And how much cricket did you play?

When asked if he had played much cricket, Bernard Whimpress would normally reply, ‘not a lot.’ But as Bernard is an author, historian and former curator of the Adelaide Oval Museum, that wasn’t really the whole story.

I’m in one. Now to win it.

  Earned a ticket to the big dance. Imperial Football Club sent four teams up to Mannum on a hot windy 27 degree day and each team earned themselves a ticket to the big dance at Meningie on 17 September. The Under 15s after having the week off did the job against Mypolonga and won [Read more]

Chasing the Bush Premiership VII

A 53 point half time lead would be translated to a win right?  Last Saturday was one of the most bizarre games of football I’ve ever played in. Despite my shaky form, I stayed in the senior side for another week.  After getting over the top side seven days earlier, we were due to battle [Read more]

Chasing that elusive premiership

CHASING THE ELUSIVE BUSH PREMIERSHIP It’s been a while since I’ve written an update and it’s not because things are going badly and I’ve cracked the sads but more to do with the fact I get pretty busy these days. The Imperial Football Club is sitting pretty in both grades at the moment with a [Read more]

Chasing the Bush Premiership V

After sitting 2-0 on top of the ladder the Imperials went into their 3rd round clash against the reigning premiers and other Murray Bridge side, Ramblers, full of confidence.  We had some key outs but the general feeling was there was enough depth to cover that and we’d give a good account. I was named [Read more]

Chasing the Bush Premiership- Pt. 4

It’s been a while since I updated Almanackers about my pursuits for the Imperial Footy Club and for those that care I thought I’d get off my arse and update my half a dozen or so fans about where my chase for a premiership stands.  Truth is I’ve started a new job and been telling [Read more]