Waiting for Footy – The Footy Almanac

The AFL footy fixture wields enormous influence upon the rhythm of life. It has the clout to not only determine where you go and when you go but it also sways your emotional being for a good part of the week. Anticipation and ...

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Celebrating Richard Flanagan’s Man Booker Prize 2014: footy

As such, footy enters the Man Booker Prize. Below is an excerpt (pages 8 and 9), to celebrate R Flanagan's prize and the small but telling place of footy in this monument of a story.

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Speed, racer – The Footy Almanac

I was a kid. I loved Speed Racer. There were crashes and explosions

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Country Rules – Barossa Footy – The Footy Almanac

About Mark 'Swish' Schwerdt. Saw my first SANFL game in 1967 - Dogs v Peckers

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AFL Round 8 – Monday Night Footy: What happens?

Ol Mate Gil will refer to Monday night football as being a stunning success, (“the crowd exceeded our expectations” will most likely be the line) despite the fact that channel 7 – who just love the footy , apparently – went with ...

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AFL Round 6 – Melbourne v Sydney: Unattractive footy? Could not …

Too often, especially in the last few years, fans have come away ashamed and embarrassed at seeing their team play what appears to have been another sport entirely. The opposition was playing footy , their team wasn't.

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Marathoning the Rotterdam – The Footy Almanac

“I came here six weeks ago and caught up with the people of Rotterdam and saw the track. I promised them that I would win, so, it is good to win. It is good to win and to get a good time.” Eliud Kipchoge in an interview with ...

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Aesop’s AFL: The footy competition that laid golden eggs

There was once a man who had a marvellous goose that laid golden eggs.

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Crio’s Q(uandary): Is the footy fish rotting – head down or tail up?

Here's my glass half empty take on the jubilation surrounding expansion clubs excelling in Round One. It has been designed to happen that way and, ultimately, it is another step towards not the growth of footy , but its collision ...

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The Great Minds of Footy: School of 2013. – The Footy Almanac

Writers pic FA2013 Melbourne launch - Anne Fed. Squizzy Dimitriadis – partially obscured

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