Tuesday @ The Footy Almanac

From the Seattle Grizzlies ARFC, USA (@seattlegrizzlies, Insta): “Happy National Day of Girls and Women in Sports, from the women of the Seattle Grizzlies! (8-Feb)”

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Round 3

Adelaide 6.5.41 defeated Western Bulldogs 5.4.34
Carlton 2.6.18 lost to Brisbane 6.4.40
Collingwood 5.5.35 lost to GWS 7.6.48
Fremantle 6.0.36 defeated Melbourne 4.7.31

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Round 1
Round 2

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Yoshi’s Footy Training Diary: Learning Australia’s Game in Japan

Yoshi chronicles his experience in learning to play the great game of Aussie Rules in Japan the Osaka Dingoes football club.

AFLW Round 3 – Fremantle v Melbourne: Winning and learning

Modern coaches like to win but they also like to come out of games with some teaching points as Les Everett highlights in his review of the Freo Vs Demons AFLW match.

AFLW Round 3 – Adelaide Crows v Western Bulldogs: A Few Monty Python Moments

The Adelaide Crows silenced the critics on the weekend by defeating the Western Bulldogs in the match of the season so far. But despite the magnificent game, Anne Cahill Lambert had to catch the action on her tablet due to lack of free-to-air broadcast.

The rhyme of the modern Mariner

Alex Darling with a rousing sea shanty of the Gosford waterfront. (“It is a modern Mariner; And he stoppeth regu’ly…”)

AFLW Round 3 – Carlton v Brisbane: You had to be there

John Butler thinks impressions of the few televised AFLW games to date have distorted perceptions of developments across the league as a whole.

AFLW Round 3 – Fremantle v Melbourne: Year of the (under)Dog?

Danae Gibson was full of nerves watching her Dockers on Sunday but when Freo came out on top of the AFLW Premiership favourite Demons – it might infact be the Year of the (under)Dog.

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Round 20

Dennis Gedling with all you need to know about A-League this week; including: “an amazing finish from someone who has had the accuracy of a blind machine gunner this season,” cracking match reports and news of potential new teams on the cards.

Clothes maketh the man

With standards slipping dangerously, at last, gentlemen, Earl O’Neill shares his tips for looking sharp. Because “looking sharp is important.” [Magnificent – Ed].

AFLW Round 3 – Carlton v Brisbane: This is real footy

Gill enjoys a summer’s Saturday evening in Carlton – watching a sporting contest of meaning, purpose and heart.

Announcing The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018

We are thrilled to announce that after securing support from our wonderful sponsors and patrons, we will be producing another edition of The Women’s Footy Almanac book to cover the 2018 season.

AFLW Round 3 – Collingwood v GWS: Post-match interview with Amanda Farrugia

GWS scored a solid on-the-road win against Collingwood and then their Irish recruit Cora Staunton (broken nose and all) introduced her friend, Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan, who spoke glowingly of the women and the impact they are having. Kasey Symons was in the rooms to take it all in and caught up with Giants captain Amanda Farrugia to get her reaction to the performance.

AFLW Round 3 – Fremantle v Melbourne: Dockers stun Dees

Alyce Collett laments her Demon’s first loss of the season to a rejuvenated Fremantle outfit who have now won two in a row.

AFLW Round 3 – Collingwood v GWS: Someone was finally going to take home the points

Georgina Hibberd was thankful to be in the comfort of her home this week watching her Giants after last week’s experience in the eye of the storm, and the result was a lot sweeter as well.

AFLW Round 3 – Carlton v Brisbane Lions: Lions roar on the road

The Brisbane Lions were too good on the road this week defeating the Blues and claiming their position on the top of the ladder going into round 4. Danielle Spicer reports.

AFLW Round 3 – Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: “The Erin Phillips Show – 5 Stars!”

The Adelaide Fringe Festival had its official launch party on Friday night and writer and comedian, Bobby Macumber was there to see one of the greatest shows of the Festival, “The Erin Phillips Show – 5 Stars!”

Family Pride: Sophie Conway’s Pack

Kasey Symons catches up with Brisbane Lion Sophie Conway and her father John after the Round 3 game against Carlton and writes this very touching story.

Nick Foles’ brave play reminiscent of Ole Miss v OSU

The Foles-Pederson play in Super Bowl LII had Steve Earl reminiscing about his trip to Ole Miss v OSU on New Year’s Day in 2016 when something similar transpired.

Friends of St. Kilda Cemetery: The Sporting Tour Feb 25 (All Welcome)

Rob Heath and the Friends of St Kilda Cemetery invite everyone to The Sporting Tour on Sunday Feb 25 at 2pm. Details in this post.

AFL: Alphabet Soup

Peter Baulderstone loves footy. But he’s confused by all the brands. He shares the AFL’s latest marketing plan. They are keen to receive more suggestions.

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017: the story of the inaugural AFLW season.

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017 is still available. Re-live the first AFLW season.