Round 4 – Adelaide v Essendon: A Remarkable Weekend

Aidan Hammond (age 10) reports on his beloved Crows win over Essendon.

My Brownlow Medal – Round 4

Aidan Hammond has his Round 4 votes for his Brownlow Medal. Dangerfield currently sits in first place with Kelly and Ablett close behind.

Round 3 – Sydney v Collingwood: Nobody

Intrepid young writer Aidan Hammond reports on the Pies v Swans game and the game did not disappoint. Unless you’re a Sydney fan.

Round 2: Hawthorn v Adelaide – 2 Premierships, 1 Part of a Journey to a Premiership, 1 Day

Saturday was a massive and happy day for young Aidan Hammond: his tennis team won the premiership, the Redlegs won he first SANFL women’s premiership and Adelaide defeated Hawthorn.

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney (Grand Final Replay): The Fire Builds

The Western Bulldogs had another win in the Grand Final replay against the Sydney Swans. Young Aidan Hammond caught the action at home.

Round 1 – Adelaide v GWS Giants: Twenty Two

Aidan Hammond was feeling frustrated with his Crows during the first half of their clash with the Giants, but thankfully was able to celebrate a win.

AFLW Grand Final – Brisbane v Adelaide: Indescribable

Aidan Hammond describes how he experienced the AFLW Grand Final.

Almanac Spelling: The top ten phonetic spellings from a prep student in 2016 (all from Evie aged 5)

You have to love the creative five year old mind.

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.

Almanac Basketball: The best game ever

Almanac debutant Ethan Stone had a ripper in his basketball grand final, which his team won convincingly. A great story.

Grand Final – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Tension and excitement

Joey Barnard [aged 9] relives the tension of the AFL 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 Parade St Damians: Fantastic Photo Action in Final Game

Wow, how the Fitzroy Under 9-S team have improved their skills and team sportsmanship in their first season. Enjoy the action from a great game of footy at Alfred Crescent. Can’t wait for next season Go Roys  

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]

Fitzroy Under 9-S v Ivanhoe W: Photos – Sunny Alfred Crs. Action

Great to be at our home ground, the Sun was out, the temperature was mild and the under 9-S Roy’s provided plenty of action.

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.”