The 2018 Grantland Rice Cup

Earl O’Neill on newspapers, websites and sports journalism, plus his thoughts on the upcoming Round of AFL matches.

Tim Lane – reflections 2004

Matt Watson celebrates Tim Lane’s career in sports broadcasting. Best all rounder since Davo? Let us know your opinion.

True Blood: The Jake Stevens Interview

Jake ‘Cobba’ Stevens loves life and footy. He reflects on how he became a Swans fan, his world travels and how he’d like to study journalism in an interview with Phil Dimitriadis. PD: Hi Jake and welcome to the Junior Footy Almanac. First questions: Why do you love footy and how did you become a [Read more]

Danni Eid: The Interview

Danielle Eid is studying psychology at LaTrobe University in Melbourne. She can lay claim to being the Almanac’s most effervescent contributor. She speaks to Phil Dimitriadis about her love for the Magpies, sports writing, multiculturalism and muzzas.   PD: Hi Danni and welcome to the Junior Footy Almanac. Why do you love footy and what [Read more]

Stripes of survival

It was THE DAY, we the Sport Reporting students were going to temporarily take the place of journalists in a presser. The coach in question was Michael Malthouse. The room was set up so well you’d think it was the real deal, from the microphones on the table, to the glass of water. My mission [Read more]