Almanac Cricket: WHAT. A. GAME!

In a rollicking piece from Oscar Bourke, his team of intrepid cricketers overcome a batting collapse (with Oscar playing a huge part) to defeat Heathmont in the grand final.

Junior Footy – Preston Bullants v Banyule Bears: Putting it all on the line.

Alex Johnson (Grade 8 at Northcote High School) gives a very clear and honest account of the Preston Bullants’ Under 14 match against Banyule.

Junior Almanac – Athletics: Bolt wins, again!

Nicholas Obst (Northcote High School) reports on the 4 x 100 metres final at the Rio Olympic Games which resulted in yet another gold medal for the great Usain Bolt.

Junior Almanac – Soccer: Stamford Bridge

Zac Johnstone (Year 7 at Northcote High School) had a family holiday in England last Christmas. He and his Dad went to Stamford Bridge, homeground of their beloved Chelsea. Here’s his story.

Almanac Junior Footy: Fitzroy Youth Girls v Whitehorse Colts

It was a beautiful day for football as Fitzroy Youth Girls and Whitehorse Colts W assembled at Victoria Park Lower in Kew for their semi-final match. The teams have similar styles of play, with fast mid-fields and strong key position players in half forward and back. Everyone knew the match could go either way.   [Read more]

Fitzroy Under 9-S v Parade St Damian’s: Roys Magnificent

Henry Nelson and Dylan Colyer report on the Roys’ magnificent performance in a thriller against St Damian’s.

Fitzroy Under 9-S v Ivanhoe: The Thunder Clash of Fitzroy Lions and Ivanhoe

In this epic report Frankie Donnini tells the story of how the Fitzroy Under 9-S team put in an all-round performance against Ivanhoe. [This is fantastic – Ed]

St Mary’s B v Fitzroy Under 9-S: Hot mids means happy forwards and a cold backline

Another report of the Roys’ excellent performance against St Mary’s last Sunday. This one is by Paddy McGain. He sums the match up with this gem: “[Our] backs got cold because our players kept the ball in our forward half most of the game.”

St Mary’s B v Fitzroy Under 9-S: Working as a team

Johnny Bulfone reports on a terrific performance (again) from the mighty Fitzroy Under 9-S team.

Round 17 – Adelaide v Collingwood: Moment

Aidan watched Scotty Thompson in his 300th beat the Pies and witnessed a Moment he’ll never forget.

Preston Bullants v Fitzroy Under 9-S: Roys in hot form.

Gus Kossatz and Olive Nicholson report on the Fitzroy Under 9-S against Preston last Sunday. The whole side played well, especially Joey who, as skipper, had a day out! [Nice report guys – Ed]

Brunswick v Fitzroy Under 9-S: A day of creative teamwork

Leeroy Cocco reports on a terrific effort from the Fitzroy Under 9-S side at Brunswick. The team combined beautifully setting up some classic goals. Find out who kicked some of them.

Junior Almanac Poetry: Essendon

It’s a cold wintry night and I’m not at the footy. I’m at my local primary school’s poetry reading night. And for the first time in his life this little eight year old footy fan stands on stage ready to recite his poem. A poem he’s written about his team. The only team he’s ever loved. The only colours he’s ever worn. Red and Black, in Adelaide. Now that takes courage.

Fronting the microphone takes another sort of courage. So does sharing your 8 year old dream. [This brilliant – Ed]

Junior Almanac – Wests Under-13 v Sandgate Hawks: Rays of Winter Sunshine

The Lennon girls star as Wests chalk up another win.

Fitzroy Junior Footy Club: And where are our sponsors located?

Where would you expect to find a Fitzroy JFC sponsor?

AFL Round 15 – Melbourne v Adelaide: Good teams don’t have off days, phew!

Aidan Hammond, aged 10, reports on the Crows tussle with the Dees.

Parkside v Fitzroy Under 9-S: Good contest in the big chill

Josh reports on a really strong effort from the Roys away from home at Pitcher Park.

Fitzroy Under 9-S v St Mary’s: It’s so good to be home

Coach Yabby is glad to be back at Alfred Crescent where her charges show they know what teamwork is all about and enjoy their best performance of the season so far,

Fitzroy Under 9-S v St Mary’s: The Roys click

Jasper Symons tells the story of a fine performance by his Fitzroy Under 9-S side. [Well played Jasper – Ed]

Heidelberg Tigers v Fitzroy Under 9-S: A lesson learnt

The Roys learnt a lot when they visited Heidelberg recently.