AFLM Round 21 – Melbourne v St Kilda: When “Good Grief” turns into “WTF” and then hope

Yvette Wroby and Saints fans are in recovery after the game against the Dees. Nick Riewoldt is retiring, and if that wasn’t bad enough, the season is over for the Saints. Is there such a thing as good grief?

AFLM Round 20 – St Kilda v West Coast Eagles: On the edge of our seats while stories keep coming

Yvette Wroby meets more story tellers and St Kilda fans as the Saints play for their retiring champion Nick Riewoldt. The Saints are still in this.

AFLM Round 19: Port Adelaide v St Kilda: It’s not over until we’re cooked like a chook

Yvette Wroby was in a happy place with a successful launch of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017. The game on Saturday night and the Saints close loss in the last few minutes was testing. Nick Riewoldt’s retirement added a whole new layer to the week.

AFLM Round 18 – Sydney Swans v St Kilda: Expected the very expected and stand with Pride

There’s a lot been happening in the world around the Round 18 Pride Game. Here is just a small glimpse of Yvette Wroby’s few weeks. The game was a bust but meeting Mikey Cole, getting hands on The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017 and having a photo shoot for the Sunday Age were the highlights. Yvette’s late Uncle Marcel would be proud.

AFLM Round 17 – St Kilda v Essendon: When all is said and done

ABBA and Yvette Wroby’s extended family help her through a tough footy week, as well as the loss of her beloved Uncle Marcel. Her drafted grand-daughter Sienna and many Saints stories help lift her spirit. It’s the people in our lives who matter most and help heal the footy bruises.

Merle Brown’s Women’s Footy Anthem

Merle Brown has penned a song for women’s footy. It’s quirky.

AFLM Round 16 – St Kilda v Richmond: Happy Days are here again

Yvette Wroby and the St Kilda extended family have a wonderful night at the football, raising money for Maddie Riewoldts Vision and a smashing win over Richmond. It was a Saints game for the ages.

AFLM Round 15 – Fremantle v St Kilda: Eyes shut tight, and then not

A much needed win for the Saints puts a smile on Yvette’s face and St Kilda in the eight.

Round 14: St Kilda v Gold Coast: So many points to be made

Yvette Wroby goes to the St Kilda heartland to watch the Sharks at Peanut Farm Reserve, then Etihad to see her Saints. All her red, white and black teams won. The points (masses of behinds for both teams) are puzzling to fans and commentators alike.

AFLM: Round 13 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: Their team didn’t do very well Friday night

Yvette Wroby enjoyed a Saints win, a weekend away and the Williamstown Literary Festival. Three wins. Let’s hope the Saints get another win next weekend as well.

AFLM Round 12 – Adelaide v St Kilda: ‘Your Saints didn’t do very well last night’

With no joy in Round 12 for Yvette Wroby’s Saints, she let the universe point her to a happier place. The universe, friends and family (and Yamazaki Whiskey) did the job.

Almanac Sports Memoir: Can you recommend any?

Yvette Wroby looks at some recent footy memoirs as she prepares for her gig at the Williamstown Literary Festival.

Island Story Gatherers Literary Festival this weekend at Phillip Island

On her travels writing her book Siren’s Call in 2015 Yvette Wroby met Sainter Lois Gaskin from Phillip Island. This weekend Lois and her fellow Islanders have their Inaugural Literary Festival of Phillip Island entitled: The Island Story Gatherers. [“Make it two Literary Festivals in two weeks, people. Sounds great.” – Yvette ]

AFLM Round 8: Western Bulldogs v St Kilda: What Matters Most

Pre-game Yvette Wroby suspects she was suffering Premiership envy. Post-game, she was grateful for love and family, friendship and all things St Kilda. And byes.

AFLM Round 9 – St Kilda v Sydney: The Siren’s Call couldn’t come early enough

Yvette Wroby’s Round 7 experience was book-ended by time at the St Kilda Social Club selling ‘Siren’s Call’. She got to meet other fans and enjoy speaking up on the stage. The game itself for Saints supporters – wah!

AFLM Round 8 – St Kilda v Carlton: Roller Coaster Rides

In what has been a truly wonderful week and the launch her memoir, ‘Siren’s Call’, Yvette Wroby is disappointed by poor behaviour of some of the men in her footy team. It reminds her of a 2012 cartoon she posted on the Almanac.

Launch of ‘Siren’s Call’ a great success

John Harms launched Yvette Wroby’s memoir ‘Siren’s Call’ at the St Kilda RSL on Thursday night and it was a blast. Lots of food, and people and footy players present. Yvette is still floating all through Friday. Now for a Saints win tomorrow and the week is perfect.

AFLM Round 7 – St Kilda v GWS: And in the end, boy, did we prevail.

Yvette Wroby reports of the Saints second win in a row. She hasn’t been able to say that for awhile. A good night was had by those wearing red, white and black.

AFLM Round 6 – Hawthorn v St Kilda: Traveling Well, thanks.

Yvette Wroby juggles babysitting with her commitment to watch her Saints play. She had wins on every front, as did all those Traveling Saints (both players and supporters).

AFLM Round 5 – St Kilda v Geelong: In..In..In..Win for the Girls…In..In..In..Out for the Boys

Yvette Wroby sees the St Kilda Academy girls win their Anzac Day game, and wishes Tweety Birds (Saints boys) weren’t eaten by the Puddy Cats in the double header.