Almanac Footy: Doggies book a prelim date with Port as Yeppoon Swans register a seventh straight flag

Nick Kossatch updates readers on the fortunes of the Yeppoon Swans and BITS Saints, and he reviews the Bulldogs point win over the Lions in their Semi Final match.

Almanac (Country) Footy and World Records: Yeppoon Swans’ one hundred winning A Grade games in a row

This is a remarkable feat from a bush footy club in Queensland. [Well done to the mighty Yeppoon Swans – Ed]

Round 9 – Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Doggies chew off Port’s flag fancy tag

Nick Kossatch’s full day of footy didn’t go to plan, with the Yeppoon Swans crushing his Saints before the Dogs stole an Adelaide Oval win over the Power.

Almanac Country Footy: Yeppoon victorious!

They’ve done it! The Yeppoon Swans are in the history books after a heady grand final weekend that saw them keep an astonishing streak alive.

Almanac Country Footy: Yeppoon Swans crack the code

Murray Bird made the 1300km round trip from Brisbane to Rockhampton to catch up with an old football colleague and watch the AFL Capricornia grand final in September 2015. He brings to life some of the characters and history of this northern footy miracle. [We re-visit this piece after the Swans broke the consecutive games record on the weekend – Ed]

Almanac Bush Footy: The Yeppoon Swans – on the verge of history

While the AFL finals begin this weekend, a little club called Yeppoon up in central Queensland will try to win a record-breaking 89th straight game when they play for a sixth straight premiership.


You may remember last year when I discovered at the Brothers AFC presentation night that I was recognised for playing 146 combined senior and reserve grade matches for the club. Don’t be surprised if you didn’t, I even had to go back to past archives to try to find out if the figure at the [Read more]