The Footy Almanac Grand Final Eve Lunch 2017



The Footy Almanac Grand Final Eve Lunch – 2017

A meandering afternoon of chat and interviews, good food and wine and conversation, to announce the winner of the Tip the Top 8 Competition. Bookings essential.

Friday, September 29, 12.30 for 1pm

Royal Melbourne Hotel, 629 Bourke St, Melbourne (not far from Southern Cross Station)

Cost is $80
Or  for Almanac members $65  (members can buy a second ticket at $65). Memberships are still available for 2017 –

Almanac members were notified earlier in the week and we already have around 100 bookings. So jump in now.

To secure a spot at lunch please:

EFT to Malarkey Publications
BSB        633000
A/C        154103428

Make sure you include ‘GF’ and your name in the EFT transaction and please send us an email to inform us of your booking.

[email protected]


About John Harms

JTH is a writer, publisher, speaker, historian. He is publisher and contributing editor of The Footy Almanac and He has written columns and features for numerous publications. His books include Confessions of a Thirteenth Man, Memoirs of a Mug Punter, Loose Men Everywhere, Play On, The Pearl: Steve Renouf's Story and Life As I Know It (with Michelle Payne). He appears on ABCTV's Offsiders. He can be contacted [email protected] He is married to The Handicapper and has three kids - Theo13, Anna11, Evie10. He might not be the worst putter in the world but he's in the worst three. His ambition is to lunch for Australia.


  1. To JTH, ‘El Presidente of the People’s Republic of AFL Footy’ and all the Almanac crew thanks for another great Almanac launch and all the effort that goes into getting there. Another small step towards wresting control from the suits and corporations that think they own the people’s game.

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