Almanac Rugby: Bledisloe in the Perth sunshine

It’s another clean sweep for the All Blacks defeating the Wallabies in the Bledisloe Cup played in Perth as Brian The Ruminator reports.

Almanac Footy – WAFL: Ins and outs, winners and losers

Les Everett reports on last weekend’s WAFL action and gets behind the lens as well.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 2 Finals – West Coast v Collingwood: Stressing from afar

In what became a famous night for Collingwood, Matt O’Connor rode every bump of the 2007 Semi Final against the Eagles from his Thornbury home.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – West Coast v Essendon: A final memory

It was a watershed day out west in 2007 when Nathan Hollier watched the Eagles finish their home and away campaign. The story wasn’t on them, as the great Kevin Sheedy and James Hird both farewelled adoring fans.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 20 – West Coast v Richmond: An honourable loss for the depleted Tigers

It was a hard night in 2007 for Tim Adam, who had to explain to his son why the Tigers were underperforming. Despite this, a late surge meant Richmond didn’t do too badly against the reigning premiers.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Fremantle v Essendon: The Dockers’ redemption run

It was hard to know what to expect from an underperforming Fremantle in 2007. Les Everett nervously watched as the Dockers faced off against Kevin Sheedy and his Bombers.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – West Coast v Fremantle: A purple parade

Nathan Hollier was caught in the midst of a 2007 Western derby. When the Dockers stormed home to create a fierce contest, the entire state came alive.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Fremantle v Geelong: Who’s to blame for the purple fade?

Once again Geelong smacked their opposition in 2007 – Les Everett was left worrying what went wrong for the humbled Dockers.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – West Coast v Sydney: A suspicious Cousins

In another famous Grand Final rematch, Rod Gillett only had the returning Ben Cousins on his mind as the Brownlow Medallist led the Eagles to a close victory over the Swans in 2007.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Fremantle v North Melbourne: Brother Connolly dishes out punishment

Following Fremantle’s close loss to the Kangaroos in 2007, Les Everett brought the Dockers back to school to face an angry Chris Connolly.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 12 – West Coast v St Kilda: Pulling one out of the hat for Robert

Watching from an idyllic local pub in Broome, John Harms witnessed a tight clash in 2007 between the Eagles and the Saints. When the game was on the line, St Kilda managed to get the job done for milestone man Robert Harvey.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 11 – Fremantle v Richmond: Tigers gallant in a tight defeat

Unlucky so far in season 2007, Richmond travelled to Subiaco looking to secure a breakthrough win. Les Everett reports on the high-scoring match.

Almanac Cricket History – Australia v New Zealand at Perth

Australia and New Zealand have clashed in Perth seven times over the past forty years. With the next encounter looming, Ian Hauser looks back over Australia v New Zealand Tests played in the West.

Almanac Rugby League – State of Origin 2: A downpour of rain and tries

With a format that, in theory, could prove repetitive, State of Origin continues to deliver the drama and quality to capture the imagination of much of the nation. Sean Mortell reports on the dominant Blues effort in Perth.

The Ashes 2017/18 – Third Test, the WACA: Call For Writers

We’re looking for writers to help us cover the third Ashes Test in Perth, which will be the final Test at the WACA. Let us know in the comments

Australia v South Africa – Perth Test Day 3: Belief?

After a long day in the field, Smokie wonders whether the Australian players truly believe they can win

Australia v South Africa – Perth Test: Saffas slow out of the blocks

John Butler’s view on the first day of the Perth Test, where lack of resolve and test cricket nous has left South Africa in a bit of a hole.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Chun breaks major record, playoff finale time in Atlanta

Hamish Neal continues his weekly Golf summary with News, Opinions and player performance notes.

WAFL: Peel make a big move

Les Everett with the news that Peel Thunder saw off East Perth at Leederville Oval, shoring up a finals place. Get your WAFL words (and picture) here.

WAFL five still alive

Les Everett’s words (and pictures) from Perth, where four rounds remain in the WAFL home and away season. Can East Fremantle make the top five?