Almanac Poetry: There was a brown land called Australia

Dips O’Donnell has been moved to poetry by the plight of Victoria.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – Geelong v Sydney: Bucketing down toys and goals

Mark Branagan had to negotiate a kid’s birthday party to watch the 2007 clash between the Cats and Swans. But when he did manage to watch slivers of the contest, he was both frustrated and nervous.

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Rowan Saw: NSW v Victoria Sheffield Shield clash

Victoria managed to defeat a strong NSW side in the Sheffield Shield last week. Grade 9 Parade College student Rowan Saw recaps the match and details the momentum swings throughout the encounter.

Cricket is now firmly on the agenda

Jan Courtin’s sporting allegiances can be complicated, but a sunny day at the Junction Oval, watching Aaron Finch blast the ball into the crowd, produced many delights. Even with the change of seasons, Jan can still spot a Swans connection.

Sheffield Shield – Victoria v New South Wales: Back to the future

It’s been a while between innings for Smokie when it comes to watching the Sheffield Shield at the MCG, so when a gap appeared in the covers of life, he slipped in to watch the Vics take on NSW and reminisce.

Royal Park Golf Club, Parkville – Nursery to a five time British Open winner …. yes really!

Denise on the significance of the Royal Park Golf Club to her and meeting 5 time British Open champion Peter Thomson.

Upcoming lacrosse finals around Melbourne

With footy finals going on all over the place, I thought I would bring to your attention another sport which has finals scheduled over the next couple of weeks. Lacrosse. Over the next couple of weeks, there will be lacrosse finals played all over Melbourne. Check out the roster to see if they are playing near you.

History hates Fremantle

An unapologetic Matt Watson is unashamedly biased towards Victorian teams, so he wants Fremantle to lose the grand final. (He hopes Hawthorn doesn’t botch their chance but won’t be surprised if they do.)

Victorian cricketer? You’re out!

The Victorian cricket squad holds a remarkable statistic – it contains four players who are not in the current Test team who have played one Test – Maxwell, Hastings, McKay and Rogers.

NT Thunder Records Massive Upset Win Over Victoria Metro

BY – JACKSON CLARK The Northern Territory has scored an astonishing upset win over a highly fancied Victoria Metro outfit in the first game of the NAB AFL U18 Championships at TIO Stadium on Saturday night. The undersized Thunder side led all day to eventually win 15.10 (100) to 11.16 (82). Victoria had a wasteful [Read more]