Tag Archive: Footy Almanac

Geeveston, Tasmania

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Another of our traveling scoreboard watchers has been to Geeveston – “clearly the chickens know in this instance what KFC stands for,” wrote David Bridie.

Penguin, Tasmania

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Penguin, the Two Blues, were formed in 1890 and play in the Northern Tasmanian Football League. While premierships have been rare the Two Blues have produced some fine players including Brendan (Richmond) and… Continue reading

Leura Oval, Camperdown, Victoria

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Photos by Col Newcombe Umpire, footy fan and trophy man Col Newcombe kindly took some photos while visiting Leura Oval. Camperdown, the Magpies, play in the ten team Hampden Football and Netball League… Continue reading

Footy Town

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Footy Town is a newly-published collection of  football yarns from around the nation; stories which celebrate footy at its most local: from New Norfolk to the Tiwi Islands, from Rockhampton to Kalgoorlie, from… Continue reading

Sandgate, Queensland

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Photos by Michael Wearne Words by Haiku Bob in the change rooms long after they’re gone their dreams Sandgate footy club is hallowed turf for Haiku Bob. Firstly, it is the club Alex… Continue reading

Coomera, Noosa, Maryborough, Cape York; Queensland

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Matt Zurbo’s a writer, footballer, journey-man. His off-season odyssey of 2011-12 took him from southern Australia to the northern tip of Queensland, as he sought work and footy grounds. It being the off-season,… Continue reading

Box Hill North, Victoria

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                                                            Photo by Jim Pavlidis If you’re looking for something to do when you’re not playing, or you’ve given up asking Mum or Dad for some canteen money, you can always play on… Continue reading