Five things you may have forgotten (or don’t know) about Shannon Hurn

A timely and tongue-in-cheek refresher about the sometimes under-the-radar Eagles backline marvel Shannon Hurn from John Gordon.

Almanac (Cricket) Books: ‘George Giffen – A Biography’ by Bernard Whimpress

Historian Bernard Whimpress introduces his recently-released biography of the great nineteenth century South Australian and Australian cricketer (and more than handy footballer) George Giffen.

An Unexpected Saturday Sporting Experience

While his knees are shot, Malcolm Ashwood isn’t one to stand by when the Payneham CC is in need.
The club legend returned to the field of play as a substitute fielder on Saturday, cultimating in Rulebook leading the club song.

Photo Gallery – Local Cricket: Brinkworth/Koolunga v Lower North

Peter Argent caught the semi-finals of the Stanley Cricket Association between Brinkworth/Koolunga and Lower North. Eighteen year-old quick Isaac Moller was in good form and gave his all.

Cricket Returns to S.A as Weekly Heat Cycle Breaks

Extreme heat has played havoc with competition cricket throughout South Australia in February. Top shelf Almanac supporter Brett Dutschke is a senior meteorologist at climate service Weatherzone and has some outstanding news for cricket-loving Croweaters.

Inside the closed head injury

The serious head injury to cricketer Phil Hughes has shocked everyone and sparked a range of responses. David Wilson has previously shared his experience with serious head injury in a car accident (he counts his recovery as the “luckiest of the lucky”) and offers some personal, clinical and philosophical insights into the journey.