Yvette Wroby takes her mob to the last round of footy to fulfill a promise to show her ‘grandson’ women playing footy. Turns out Melbourne decided to put on a display.
This Women’s Footy Almanac Lunch features writer, thinker and broadcaster Ange Pippos and her new book Breaking the Mould.
Women’s Footy News will bring you any interesting bits and pieces about the game, links to articles by some of our writers or events that may interest Almanac.
AFLW Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Adelaide: “It’s tough being a woman” takes on a whole new meaning.
Yvette Wroby is loving the AFLW season, and here is the report of the first of the three games to be attended over the weekend. As usual, she meets a few people along the way and shares their stories too.
Yvette Wroby got her friends together for a possible Melbourne win in the rain-effected match against Brisbane.
Almanacker Bring Back the Torp has alerted us to a national TV documentary on the recent growth of female footy. Channel 7 has scheduled it directly after the Collingwood v Carlton game telecast, at approximately 9.45pm on Friday (Feb 3) night. It is researched and narrated by journalist (and occasional Almanac contributor) Angela Pippos, [Read more]
AFL Women’s (Practice Match) – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: When a practice match feels like a party.
Yvette Wroby is full of excitement as she finds new footy friends in the glow of the emergence of the AFL Women’s comp. [Trademark Yvette – JTH]
Yvette Wroby is the energy behind the Almanac’s women’s footy coverage. As the season is about to get underway, Yvette invites writers to get involved.
Yvette Wroby is feeling emotional and uplifted and so enthusiastic about the imminent AFL Women’s competition which begins on February 3. She feels this is a really significant moment. In this wonderful short essay she explains why. [Wonderful thanks Yvette – JTH]
If you would like to write about women’s footy, please let Yvette know. [I think this is going to be big – JTH]
Yvette Wroby happily met and heard from sports-writing elder Martin Flanagan, at last night’s Sports Writers Festival Oration. [Includes link to the full transcript of M Flanagan’s speech, “Sport and politics: the Adam Goodes case reconsidered, one year on.”]
Yvette Wroby enjoyed a day watching St Kilda Sharks in the VFL Women’s semi, she felt part of a community, a part of the red, black and white football tribe.
St Kilda has missed the finals and Yvette Wroby is signing off for the year after the Saints Round 23 win. [A few more posts please Yvette -Ed]
Yvette Wroby enjoyed watching the Saints defeat Richmond, a great day out almost ruined by Football and saved by a Red White and Black Pokemon.
Yvette watched her Saints with pride from Japan in their match against Sydney and discovered Pokemon, do they come in red white and black?
Yvette has sent through a sensational report from Japan full of food, family, friends and of course a Saints game with Yoshi.
Though a tantalizing reward for her much-improved Saints, finals appear an unreachable goal for this season after the frustrating loss to the Kangaroos, writes Yvette Wroby,
Yvette, all the way from Japan. explains why Saints’ fans can appreciate the pain of Dogs’ fans.
Before heading off to Japan, Yvette watches the Saints with her extended family.