Round 9 – St Kilda v Collingwood: Almost mid-year report

Yvette Wroby remembers when report cards at school were simpler. She regresses to rating the last St Kilda game. There’s lots of A’s and E’s. And not much in between.

Round 8 – Fremantle v St Kilda: Ups and Downs

Yvette Wroby is running out of words for this season. Three images say it all for the St Kilda men’s team this year. All aboard. [Wonderful use of your beautiful art Yvette – Ed]

Round 7 – St Kilda v Melbourne: Wins, losses and life.

Yvette Wroby has an active footy weekend: Southern Saints VFLW practice at Moorabbin, Skybus Stadium Saturday morning, Frenken Homes Oval at Casey Fields Cranbourne Saturday afternoon to see the St Kilda Sharks, St Kilda Town Hall Sunday morning and watching her beloved Saints on Sunday afternoon. Babysitting Monday felt like a breeze!

Round 6 – Hawthorn v St Kilda: Sympathy and Time Out

Yvette Wroby is on holiday in mild, sunny Sorrento. Her Saints, not so much, though St Kilda’s skills were last seen touring Europe. Yvette hopes to see them next week at Etihad.

Round 5 – St Kilda v GWS: It takes a village

A village helped Yvette Wroby get to the Saturday afternoon game. And the village of noisy Saints supporters helped the Saints get within a whisker of an upset to top of the table GWS.

Round 4 – Geelong v St Kilda: Falling

Yvette Wroby shares more thoughts on St Kilda, travelling to Geelong, and falling in all its meanings. Writing, she finds, gives her a ‘hand-up’.

Round 3 – St Kilda v Adelaide Crows: Fans, Entitlement and Expectation: Searching for some meaning in football life.

Yvette Wroby enjoys her grandson playing Auskick, and doesn’t enjoy her Saints playing the Crows. She also is struggling with entitlement, fandom and expectation. AND it’s only Round 3!

Funny Stuff not on the field: The 2018 Cartoon Exhibition at Glen Eira City Council Gallery

Yvette Wroby has a different fan-girl experience when she meets cartoonist Judy Horacek at The 2018 Cartoon Exhibition. On at the Glen Eira City Council Gallery until April 22nd, it is well worth a look. Cartoonists from 1800’s, 1900’s and current day all on display.

Round 2 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: Comedy on comedy or Post Traumatic St Kilda Disorder.

Yvette Wroby, usually positive about her Saints, needs your therapeutic help post the North v Saints game. Have you seen her humour and good will anywhere? If so, can you post it back to her.

An Open Letter to the AFLW Powers That Be

Yvette Wroby pens a passionate open letter to the powers that be in AFL head office to consider the players and fans of AFLW when making any changes to the game they love.

AFLW Grand Final – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane Lions: Floating on Enthusiasm

Yvette Wroby lives to see a team she is a member of, win a GRAND FINAL!
‘Go the mighty Western Bulldogs women. Thank you AFLW season 2018 for another year of highlights.’

AFLW Round 7 – GWS Giants v Brisbane Lions: The Queens of the Jungle

Yvette Wroby watches the first of the three critical game and season decider on Friday night. She did not see, nor hear, the Lions coming. She does now.

AFLW Round 6: Brisbane Lions v Collingwood: Nanna Napping

Yvette Wroby is having a nanna nap Saturday afternoon, and she dreams that the Pies are tearing ahead against potential Grand Finalists Brisbane Lions. Dreams, upsets and nightmares are all the rage in AFLW 2018.

AFLW Round 5: Melbourne v Brisbane Lions: A birth of something special

Yvette Wroby welcomes her new drafted grand-daughter Emelia, who kindly doesn’t interfere with the women’s short AFLW season. Come Friday night, all are well and in their appropriate places, Emelia home with family and Nanna Yvette in front of the TV watching the footy. The world is good.

AFLW: All the Talk

Now we’re at the halfway point of #AFLW2, Yvette Wroby is going to put the negativity of recent commentary on the league out of mind, focussing instead on all the joy and excitement the game is giving her.

AFLW Round 4 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Melting and melding

Yvette Wroby finds herself barracking for Collingwood, and actually enjoying it. Something weird is happening in the world of women’s footy, and this is just one of the outcomes (on the field and in front of the TV.)

AFLW Round 2 – Brisbane Lions v Western Bulldogs : Fitting it all in

Yvette Wroby makes it a quaddy and watches all four games. Heartbroken at all the injuries, she is still amazed that these tough players give it a crack. Finding something positive in every game, she reports on the Western Bulldogs taking the win in 35 degree heat on Sunday afternoon. And being able to watch it live.

AFLW Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Fremantle: Women of the Kennel Shine.

Yvette Wroby didn’t make it to the Kennel, but the super powerful Katie Brennan and her team of new and old stars did. It was a weekend of women writing their own stories.

Almanac Art: Opening Night of ‘You Kick Like A Girl’

A fine night was had by all at the opening of “You Kick Like a Girl” and Lyn Campbell-Anderson took the photos to prove it. Exhibition open until February 18th at Red Gallery, 157 St Georges Road Fitzroy North.

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: What makes a great game of footy?

For Yvette Wroby, a game of footy starts way before the siren and the countdown to Friday night’s AFLW Season Opener was full of excitement and anticipation.