Almanac (Footy) Life: Tribute to Old Dog on his 700th game of footy

The Old Dog (Matt Zurbo) plays his 700th game of footy this Saturday 5 August. His long time team mate Sean Maxwell pays tribute to one of life’s great human beings and his incredible milestone. [Well played Old Dog – Congratulations from all at the Footy Almanac family! -Ed]

Almanac (Footy) Life: Old Dog to play his 700th game of footy

Congratulations to the Old Dog who plays his 700th game of footy on Saturday 5 August.


After a big day filming a clip for The Monaros, Matt and drummer Jack sit down and contemplate the bigger things in life; their favourite bands and music.

Almanac Music: Matt’s Musical Musings – Have Love, Will Travel

Matt Zurbo revisits the time he presented a radio show, and discusses some of the music the played on his program.

The 2017 Whitney Mercilus Cup

Getting a band back together, the songs are flowing; some commentary about sport, mainly footy in all its forms, are some of the things on Earl’s mind as he takes refuge from the heat.

Off Season Odyssey – Part 12: Aussie Humour

AUSSIE HUMOUR.   “No tribal colours,” the bouncer tells me, holding his hand out. We both look at the North jumper I’m wearing. “It’s okay, he’s with the band,” Gav says. “I know the band,” the bouncer says. He’s from Warrnambool. So are the Monaros. Like the King and Queen are from England, and David Boon [Read more]