Round 12 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Flotreat Pica Society Report

Floreat Pica Society and Footy Almanac stalwart Frank Taylor had a troubled preparation for this big clash, and the Pies never really recovered.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 11 Review / Round 12 Preview

Cam Hooke has a fair-handed look at the umpiring in the Pies-Dockers clash in Perth as he reviews the draw, then previews the Round 12 clash with the Doggies.

Almanac Teams: Arrivals and Departures (Footscray/Western Bulldogs)

Arrivals and Departures from the ‘Scray/West are up this week for Rodney Boyd’s side.

Round 17 – Haiku Bob: pull of the moon

Haiku Bob recounts the enthralling game at Docklands where the Pies came back from a halftime deficit to remain hot favourites this season.

AFL Round 15 – Western Bulldogs v Melbourne: Bontempelli’s Dream

To honour Marcus Bontempelli reaching the 200 games milestone this week, we reprise Neil Anderson’s July 2014 match report of the Western Bulldogs v Melbourne Demons clash in Round 15. It was the first time Neil saw ‘The Bont’ play live.

Rowdy Adam

It is with immense sadness that I bring you the shocking news that Rod ‘Rowdy’ Adam has died. His funeral is this Friday at Wyclif CC. I encourage members of the Almanac community to attend.

Everyday Obits: Gigs remembers Rowdy Adam

Rowdy Adam was a Doggies man through and through as Andrew ‘Gigs’ Gigacz knew only too well. He pays tribute to Rowdy and his generosity.

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v St. Kilda: Saints collar the Dogs

It’s an umblemished start from Braham Dabscheck’s Saints after they put the Doggies to the sword, and pleasingly for fans, much of the damage was inflicted by young guns.

Almanac Footy History: Arthur Olliver – ‘The Champion’s Hero’

Historian Roger Spaull dedicates this article to the Gordon family and in memory of Nick. It documents one of Footscray’s most legendary and revered player and coach throughout the club’s history and the accomplishments Arthur Olliver achieved after his Footscray tenure. Find out more inside with rare photos shared from the vault!

Round 9 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Theory v Practice (Floreat Pica Society)

After watching the Pies have a ‘shocker’ against the Bulldogs, Shane Cashman has some theories about why Collingwood are where they are and what could click to make the future brighter for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 9 – Collingwood v Footscray: Aaron Naughton is Stevie Winwood

So many footballers have the looks and characteristics of other people observes Old Dog as he presents his thoughts on the Bulldogs excellent win over the Magpies.

Round 8 – Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Mojo back?

In what was billed in South Australia as a preliminary final rematch, Port put in a far better performance to knock off the Doggies. Nick Kossatch reports.

Round 3 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: The Big Chill

With the euphoria of 2016 waning, Neil Anderson can see new flickers of hope being provided by his Bulldogs

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton

It has been a decade since Carlton got off to such a good start to the season. Although hesitant to suggest that ‘they’re coming’, Peter Fuller sees a number of hopeful signs for Blues’ fans.

AFLW Round 4: GWS v Western Bulldogs: To Henson Park and beyond

Ian Latham heads to the much-loved Henson Park in Sydney’s inner west for the AFLW match between GWS and the Western Bulldogs and considers the changes over the last four decades.

AFLW Round 4 – GWS v Western Bulldogs: Footy Is Back, Baby!

What’s not to like about a big game of footy at a picturesque ground…especially when your team overcomes a run of sub-par results to get the season back on track? Michael Shillito is wrapped he can again watch his Giants tear it up on home soil.

Almanac Footy – The 2021 AFL Grand Final revisited: Hump that coffin up round one more bend

Ironmike revisits the AFL Grand Final after sorting his way through the wreckage of a 19-point lead that turned into a 74-point disaster in just 45 minutes. (A first rate analysis – Ed.)

FEARLESS 2021 – Grand Final: The Big Dance goes national for the second year running

A final Fearless wrap up of the AFL Grand Final for 2021 between the two best sides of the season.

Dale Morris Grand Final Lunch Zoom Interview with John Harms

Bulldogs premiership defender Dale Morris joined John Harms for an interview on Zoom prior to the Footy Almanac’s Grand Final lunch. His memories of the 2016 finals series are incredible – enjoy the trip down memory lane.

Melbourne: A City Surviving, a Team Arriving.

Beaut piece from Melbourne dad and footy lover Andrew Else with a look into family life in Grand Final week with its Lockdown, its riots, its earthquake and the arrival of a great footy team. [Love it -JTH]