Monday @ The Footy Almanac

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Check out our AFL Women’s Round 3 match reports:

GWS 7.1.43 drew with Fremantle 6.7.43
Brisbane 4.3.27 defeated Collingwood 3.5.23
Western Bulldogs 4.5.29 defeated by Melbourne 6.7.43
Adelaide 2.5.17 defeated Carlton 2.2.14

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Photo Gallery of AFLW Round 3 – Brisbane v Collingwood

A great collection of photos by Ingrid Badde from the weekend’s game between Brisbane and Collingwood. We are all still learning players names, so if you can help out with our missing captions, we’d greatly appreciate it.

AFLW Round 3 – Greater Western Sydney v Fremantle: It’s hot, hot, hot; but cool with the Fridge

Kath Presdee watched history be made as GWS and Fremantle played out the first draw in AFLW.

Calling MCC members who went to the T20 on Friday night

If you went to the T20 on Friday night and would like to write a short piece for the MCC Members Blog – Balcony Banter – please drop me a line.

AFLW Round 3 – Western Bulldogs v Melbourne: Winter is coming

Passionate Bulldogs supporter Kasey Symons witnessed both her teams lose in the same wintery day. But that didn’t diminish her fire.

AFLW Round 3 – Adelaide v Carlton: Heaven of a weekend

Anne Cahill Lambert caught the action in this scrappy game on a mobile phone in Rutherglen.

Clare Wright’s speech to launch Breaking the Mould: Taking a Hammer to Sexism in Sport by Ange Pippos.

Clare Wright launched Ange Pippos’s book Breaking the Mould: Taking a Hammer to Sexism in Sport on Thursday. This is her speech. [Great speech, Clare and congrats Ange – JTH]

AFLW Round 3 – Western Bulldogs v Melbourne: Red and Blue Night

While the rest of the city was white, it was all red and blue at the Western Oval as Alan Stewart watched the Dees beat the doggies in the AFLW

Adam Voges seeks advice from Steve Bradbury …

This conversation may or may not have taken place.

AFLW Round 3 – Greater Western Sydney v Fremantle: Draw your own conclusions.

Missed opportunities by Freo enabled GWS to stay in the game to its drawn conclusion bemoans Danae in her AFLW report of the match.

AFLW Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Adelaide: Ying, meet Yang

It wasn’t the best night for Jack Banister with the Western Bulldogs losing to Adelaide and a warm beer beforehand.

AFLW Round 2: Carlton v GWS – Old ghosts and new beginnings

A high scoring contest between Carlton and GWS kept John Butler on his toes as he memories poured back at Princes Park.

Local Footy: Friar Mick’s introduction to footy

Friar Mick Power tells the story of his recruitment to the UQAFC and his first game. Who’d have thought the RE Beer Garden was such a rich breeding ground for footballers.

Almanac Women’s Footy: New sport, new team and new boots

Inspired by AFL Women’s, Sarah Black commences her footy career with a new pair of boots and a new set of footballers to be like

Almanac Soccer – A-League 1,000: The Concussion Edition

Hamish Neal ponders the use of the concussion test amongst his review of Round 20 of the A-League

AFLW Round 2 – Fremantle v Brisbane: Dockers get Harris’ed by Lions

Liz Roberts watched Fremantle play Brisbane at home and away from the sun. Albeit, with a distraction or two from her children.

Almanac Cricket: Two reasons India will spin webs around Aussie batsmen

Pat White previews Australia’s upcoming test series against the world’s number one ranked team, India. Can the visitors score enough runs on the spin-friendly pitches or will the home team continue their dominance and put Australia to the sword?

The Doggies Almanac and a print of Jim Pavlidis’s brilliant Liam Picken painting.

A copy of the book of the season – The Doggies Almanac – and a quality print of Jim Pavlidis’s wonderful painting of Liam Picken’s Grand Final speccie.

Almanac Junior Footy: Looking for three footballers to play with Fitzroy Under 10-S

Fitzroy Under 9-S (about to become Under 10-S we hope) is one of the great footy teams on the planet. However, to guarantee we remain together, we need three more players. John Harms is helping with the recruiting.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Netball kicks off this week

Cam Hooke has the latest news with Collingwood’s AFLW progress and the first game for the Collingwood Netball team.

Almanac Racing: Lightning Puzzle

Tom Riordan previews the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes, mounting a case for most horses in the race. Good luck, punters!