Almanac Life: Project Discovery Classic #5 – Riding to achieve Neil Sachse’s Vision

Neil Sachse suffered one of the worst footy injuries imaginable becoming a quadriplegic in 1975. He worked tirelessly in the field of raising awareness of spinal injuries and Project Discovery was set up as a fundraising arm for the cause. Details for the forthcoming Project Discovery Classic #5: Riding to achieve Neil Sachse’s Vision are listed. Can you help out?

Finals Week 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Rising Saints beat more final experienced hot dogs

Sapporo in hand, Yoshi relives the highs and lows of his Saints’ victory over the Bulldogs.

Finals Week 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Feeling the dogs breath and love at a distance.

Yvette Wroby has recovered enough from the Elimination Final to write a report. Just. Now it’s time for the semi’s and the nerves are almost ready for another hit.

Finals Week 1 – St. Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Saints fly high in heart stopping encounter against the Dogs

“Let’s face it: you have to be a Saint to be a Saint,” writes true Saint Braham Dabscheck as he tells the tale of a desperate last quarter.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: Finals-type mettle

Christopher Riordan had expected this 2007 match-up to be between a finals bound Bulldogs and a struggling North Melbourne. The roles were reversed, and Christopher had nothing but respect for the Roos.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn: Inaccurate Buddy and hot Hodgey

David Goodwin enjoyed the finer parts of a footy marathon on TV in Singapore. When the Hawks broke away from wayward beginnings to post a strong win, David began to wonder what 2007 had in store for Hawthorn.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 20 – Adelaide v Bulldogs: One door closes, the Crows’ opens

John Kingsmill was at AAMI Stadium once again for a crucial finals clash in 2007. Both the Crows and the Bulldogs had everything to play for, but only one side turned up.

Round 11 – Brisbane v Western Bulldogs: The Fitzroy Bulldogs and a 1.21 gigawatt win

A time of film education and reminiscing led Shane Reid to the Lions v Bulldogs clash on Saturday night. When Brisbane shone to rise up to second place, Shane began to wonder what the time ahead held for his young side.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: A loss of Bulldog spirit

Christopher Riordan expected the Dogs to smack Melbourne en route to some finals action in 2007. He was left stunned by the end result.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Western Bulldogs v St Kilda: Skipper forces a draw

John Weldon witnessed a classic Bulldogs v Saints encounter go down to the wire in 2007. Both sides featured stars, but it was one unlikely Bulldog who saved the home team from defeat.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Western Bulldogs v West Coast: The underperforming Bulldogs of old

John Weldon was used to the Bulldogs performing poorly and getting away with it. But in 2007, with his Dogs pushing for finals, an unacceptable loss undid all of their good work.

Round 6 – Carlton v Western Bulldogs: A civilized result for an uncivilized time

It may have been Sunday dinner time, but Carlton fan Matt Harvey was prepared to overlook the distractions as the Blues stormed home.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Geelong v Bulldogs: A Cat-attack for a languishing town

After the 2007 partial closure of Ford factories in Geelong, John Weldon revelled in a wonderful Cats win that set premiership aspirations into full motion.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Essendon v Western Bulldogs: Two faulty defences

Essendon and the Bulldogs were both hunting for a finals spot midway through the 2007 season. A high-scoring affair left John Weldon scratching his head at the poor back lines of both teams.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 14 – Western Bulldogs v Port Adelaide: Young Dogs win Heritage Round

Port Adelaide and the Bulldogs played out a high-scoring 2007 encounter at the old Telstra Dome. Christopher Riordan watched on, as a plethora of young Bulldogs impressed him.

Round 4 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Just a loss

Jan Courtin isn’t losing any sleep over the Swans loss to the Western Bulldogs. She explains her state of mind.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: Glenn’s day

In North Melbourne champion Glenn Archer’s 300th game during the 2007 season, Christopher Riordan’s love of footy and the Shinboners grew substantially.

Round 2 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Saints Alive!

Yvette Wroby, with her Saints in seventh place, allows herself to be once again, consumed. St Kilda played so well all the other wonderful distractions and obsessions have been put in place. A Monday has never felt as good.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 12 – Western Bulldogs v Fremantle: Outlasting the Dockers up north

Fremantle were in trouble halfway through the 2007 season after another loss, this time to the Bulldogs. Christopher Riordan covered the high-scoring game up in Darwin.

Round 2 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Hark that was no lark with Saints onto the mark as the Dogs lost their bark

Braham Dabscheck was very pleased with not only the Saints’ win over the Dogs, but also that their previously lacking accuracy in front of the big sticks was much improved.