Great Expectations – The AFL draft is just a lottery

There's no guarantees in AFL football though and history is littered with high-end draft picks who never got a game or who didn't live up to the expectations of the media and supporters. For years to come, there will be even ...

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Second Test – Day 1 – The Footy Almanac

JB – very fine summary of the day. But there was something about yesterday that didn't sit well with me.Perhaps I am just grumpy with cricket, or perhaps I'm just grumpy. I don't want to down play Clarke's innings.

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Crio’s Racing: “Around the money” – The Footy Almanac

The regulation phrase is that I was “around the money”.

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Fiery Fred – The Footy Almanac

Mention a cricketer's name and immediately certain images are recalled to mind. Whatever the reason those images are firmly entrenched into your memory

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The Bad Boys of Footy

Matthew Webber, author of House of the Rising Suns – an account of the debut year of the Suns – returns with Bad Boys of Footy : Modern Failings of Football's Finest.

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The Solar Eclipse and other great sporting moments

I went to see the solar eclipse last Wednesday. In a moment of extravagance my friend and I booked into Cairns for a one night hit and run

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Petition to keep Marngrook on air – The Footy Almanac

Yvette Wroby has alerted us to the petition “The Cancellation of the Marngrook Footy Show: Put it back on Air”. It doesn't take long to add your name if you wanted to support the show, which was cancelled by the ABC last ...

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Crio’s Racing: Get on Sandown, Dunkeld and Yea this Saturday

Don't put Racing on the shelf just because the Flemington marquees are coming down. Sure, if you launched on favourites during the “fallow festival” you'll need to curb your spending, but there's still a great Saturday here in ...

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First Test – Day 4: Milestones – The Footy Almanac

Australia 4/487.

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In A-League of its Own: Round 6 – The Footy Almanac

Melbourne Victory has produced one of its greatest comebacks by coming from 2 down to score 3 times in the last 15 minutes to beat Sydney FC 3-2 at Allianz Stadium. Sydney were keen to get back on the pitch after their ...

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