Anne Cahill Lambert compares and contrasts the women’s and men’s AFL leagues, and offers some advice going forwards.
“Dear Dermie, I am a Hawthorn supporter and was one of your greatest fans. Until last week…” Anne Cahill Lambert with an open letter of disappointment to Dermott Brereton.
Anne Cahill Lambert draws her AFLW coverage (following the Crows and their coach all over the country) to a triumphant conclusion
Battling the heat, Anne Cahill Lambert kept her support levels high as Adelaide won convincingly against the Magpies to earn a Grand Final berth this weekend.
Anne Cahill Lambert reflects on a near-miss for the Crows, mistimed oysters and the prowess of Daisy Pearce on a sweltering night in Darwin.
Anne Cahill Lambert caps off a sad week by visiting her niece (who is still the coach of Adelaide).
Anne Cahill Lambert reflects on a game of ‘three quarters’ between the Dockers and Crows, as well as the effects of the infamous Fremantle Doctor.
Anne Cahill Lambert caught the action in this scrappy game on a mobile phone in Rutherglen.
This piece was originally published in 2013. Anne Cahill Lambert tells us about the achievements of her niece and other women in winning coaching positions in senior men’s clubs in the major State Leagues (VFL, WAFL and NEAFL). Apparently one of the problems with women footballers is that they talk a lot. They are welcome at Almanac lunches at any time.
Anne Cahill Lambert takes us through last weekend’s historic win for Adelaide.
Who’d have thunk that in 2016, Mel McLaughlin would have been treated the way she was by Chris Gayle says Anne Cahill Lambert. One off? No, it wasn’t.
Swinging the ball between seething and high dudgeon, Anne Cahill Lambert makes strong cases for more women’s voices in the commentary box, the boardroom and for more international cricket at Manuka Oval
Anne Cahill Lambert enjoys a weekend with a Baptism, a Hawks win and some great footy from the Melbourne v Bulldogs curtain-raiser at the Docklands.
Unicycle hockey? Anne Cahill-Lambert heads to Darwin to watch this unique sport, and also catches a game of footy in which her niece is involved as an assistant coach. And, in this general sports chat, ACL comments on the grief of the Phil Walsh tragedy.
Anne Cahill Lambert makes a telling case for cricket commentary to include the better half of the Australian population. (Surely no woman could improve on Slats and Heals? – Ed.)
Anne Cahill Lambert explains the Tigers rise from the doldrums. They have a woman as President and more women in leadership roles than any other AFL club.
Ann Cahill Lambert tells us about the latest innovations and collaboration in sports science. The University of Canberra’s new Sports Commons facility gives the ACT Brumbies (Super 14’s finalists this weekend) and the Canberra Capitals a leading edge.
I recently obtained a new oxygen machine which includes a backpack and two batteries that last for about five hours each*. This machine has brought a new independence to my life, so I decided I would be brave and attempt an evening at the footy to see my team play the Cats. It was Round [Read more]
By Anne Cahill Lambert Put last Saturday in your brain as the day that changed the face of the football world. My niece, Bec Goddard, became the first female central umpire to umpire a senior Australian football match. How fitting that it was in the nation’s capital? The match was at Ainslie Oval, a ground [Read more]