Finals Week 2 – Geelong v Collingwood: Space and time

John Harms looks back at the Geelong-Collingwood match.

Almanac (NSW) Footy: The Carey-Bunton Medal and the NSW Team of the Season

The Carey-Bunton medal voting has been finalised and the NSW team of the Season 2020 has been selected. Rocket Rod Gillett has sent us the details.

Almanac (Footy) History: Before Tomahawk there was Jumping Jack

Jack Hawkins has been nominated to the inaugural AFL NSW Hall of Fame. Rod ‘Rocket’ Gillett caught up with him recently.

Almanac Football: Carey-Bunton Medal update – Here comes the Big Cat!

Tom Hawkins heads the leaders board for the Carey-Bunton Medal as Rod Gillett updates the votes from the Round 15 and 16 matches.

Almanac Football – Round 11/12 Carey-Bunton Medal: Tomahawk propels into contention

Tom Hawkins makes a move in the chase for the Carey-Bunton Medal. (Thanks to Rod Gillett for the update – Ed).

Round 11 – St Kilda v Geelong: Saints mugged by Cats and (maybe) reality

Hamish Townsend saw a one-sided contest with Geelong in sparkling touch against the Saints at the Gabba (on a Monday night in Brisbane). He wonders why the pre-game St Kilda hype was so strong.

Round 10 – Geelong v North Melbourne: Cats fend off wilting North up North

Hamish Townsend has been soaking up the sunshine that is wall-to-wall footy in Queensland; rays of light from the two Lachlans and North’s woes might need more sunlight as the Cats got the job done.

Almanac Golf: We can win this

The first golf team – P. Flynn, Medium Dazza Smith, Jake Norton (of the Wandering Eye) and JTH – to represent The Footy Almanac ventured to Barwon Heads. Here’s what happened. [First published 2012]

Grand Final 2011 – Geelong v Collingwood: In search of Jenny Hawkins’ pasta

Fox Footy showed the 2011 Geelong-Collingwood Grand Final yesterday. John Harms thought it deserved a match report.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: Talkin’ takin’ sides

Trucker Slim lets loose with his reasons why he’ll be barracking for the GWS Giants tomorrow.

Round 19 – Sydney v Geelong: Tomahawk’s 250th

Tom Hawkins – big game player – put on a clinic in his momentous 250th. His mates in the hoops were too good for a youthful Swans outfit too. Anna Pavlou on that game and the game’s most powerful forward, Tomahawk.

Round 15 – Geelong v Adelaide: All roads (and trains) lead the Cats faithful and others to Billy’s pub

It’s hard to tell what Roger Lowrey enjoyed most – the dedication of the lads from the West, the Cats’ win over Adelaide or the meal at Billy’s. Sounds like a pretty good trifecta!

Round 14 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: Stab kicks with Citrus Bob Utber

Citrus Bob Utber “stab kicks” from Adelaide as he reports on the Round 14 match between Port Adelaide and Geelong. [Congrats great-grandpa! – Ed]

Round 12 – Richmond v Geelong: For the love of Patrick Naish

The only positive for Richmond on a tough night against the powerful Geelong side was the debut of Ivanhoe local (and son of Chris) Patrick Naish, writes Tiger fan John Green.

Round 9 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: Wiser with Time; Dad, Uncle James and Tom Hawkins

Anna Pavlou, her dad, Tom Hawkins, and a Coke, are just a small part of a day at the footy as Anna’s report shows.

Almanac Football – JLT 2019: Geelong v Essendon

Pussy cats have a lot to purr about as Geelong proved too slick and polished for Col’s Bombers in their Round 2 JLT match at Kardinia Park on Thursday night.

Finals Week 1- Elimination Final: Melbourne v Geelong

The class of Geelong and their ability knowing how to win big games should give them the advantage over Melbourne suggests Declan Dempsey-Young. Whatever the result, he believes this match will almost certainly be a close-fought affair.

Stodgington Hotel

Heading from western Victoria to his home in East Gippsland, celebrated Australian writer Bruce Pascoe just has to see his Tigers on Friday night. He winds up in the Stodgington Hotel. This is the account of his night. [Brilliant! Great to have you on the Almanac site Bruce – JTH]

Round 20 – Richmond v Geelong: The Benchmark v The Tom Toms

The Benchmark v The Tom Toms!

Round 20 – Sal’s Preview: Time for a Knees Up

It is getting close to finals, the Tigers look to lock-in  a Grand Final berth, and there is much to play out to find their challenger. Sal looks at how this week’s fixtures will pan out.