Almanac Events: Test Eve Drinks and BBQ at the Adelaide Lutheran Footy Clubhouse (Jan 16)

Join in for the time-honoured Almanac Test Eve soiree at the Adelaide Lutheran Footy Club on Jan 16. Special guest Rick Darling. All welcome.

Almanac Dinners: Rick, Mick and Nick

It was a fabulous night at The Tanunda Club SA for the Footy Almanac Dinner with special guest, former Test cricketer Rick Darling, and Mickey Randall was in attendance.

Almanac Life (and the Rick Darling Dinner): Community

Andy Thurlow attended the Almanac dinner for Rick Darling at The Clubhouse in Tanunda last night to find himself in the midst of a very rich community.

Almanac Cricket Dinner with Rick Darling (July 27) – at The Clubhouse, Tanunda

Rick Darling is our guest at dinner at The Clubhouse in Tanunda tonight, Thursday July 27. We’ll enjoy dinner with Rick and then adjourn to the bar for a feast of TV sport – in particular the first day of the Fifth Test and The Matildas second match.

Almanac Dinners: An evening with Rick Darling

Josh Coales had an enjoyable evening at the recent Footy Almanac dinner featuring former Test cricketer Rick Darling.

Almanac Cricket Dinner: Rick Darling at the North Fitzroy Arms (Thursday, June 29)

The Almanac Cricket dinner is on Thursday, June 29 – Day 2 of the Lord’s Test – with special guest Rick Darling as we celebrate his recently released memoir. Enjoy some fine food, a few drinks and Rick’s story-telling and then we’ll take in the Test match.

Almanac Book Review: ‘Bush to Buckingham Palace: Crazy adventures of fun-loving cricketer’ by Rick Darling

Rick Darling’s anecdotal recall of his life in first class cricket, ‘Bush to Buckingham Palace’, makes for enjoyable reading, says our reviewer Ian Hauser.

Almanac Books: ‘Bush to Buckingham Palace: Crazy adventures of fun-loving Test cricketer Rick Darling’

The Footy Almanac is pleased to support the release of Rick Darling’s ‘Bush to Buckingham Palace’ which was launched last night in Adelaide at the Arkaba Hotel.

Almanac Cricket: Wayne Phillips – 159 On Test Debut

Malcolm Rulebook Ashwood pays tribute to the career, life and humour of South Australian left-hander Wayne Phillips, who famously made a brilliant 159 on his Test debut.

Almanac Book Review: Chappell’s Last Stand

Michael Sexton’s latest book, Chappell’s Last Stand, recalls the turbulent events of 1975/76 as Ian Chappell led South Australia to Sheffield Shield success after stepping down as Australian captain.

Round 16 – Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Jakes in Flight

Detours, getting lost and airport parking couldn’t stop Swish and his family making it to Adelaide to watch an impressive Crows outfit demolish the Bulldogs.