We are pleased to present the front cover of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018!

Here it is – the front cover of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018!
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Almanac Art: Dreamtime for a Canadian

Artist Kendra Heil has had an opportunity to further her understanding of indigenous culture, which has inspired two fine pieces. She explains how it all came about.

AFLW Off-Season Report Card

Alex Docherty marks the report cards on the recently completed AFLW trade period. There is much to absorb.

Almanac Teams: The Mighty Emma-Kates

Jackie Lynch selects a team comprising only Emmas and Kates (and derivatives). [Love it – Ed].

Field, Ground, Oval, Stadium.

A contemplative piece from Andy Fuller on ground, ovals, history and culture amid the backdrop of a Darebin Falcons game at Bill Lawry Oval.

The Women’s Footy Almanac Pie Night Wrap: A night I will remember forever

Kasey Symons hosted the first Women’s Footy Almanac Pie Night. This is how she saw the night.

Podcast: The Women’s Footy Almanac Pie Night 

What a night we had at the Fitzroy Victoria Bowls and Sporting Club last night for our Women’s Footy Pie Night! And it was all recorded for your listening pleasure – take a listen to the podcast if you missed it.

Almanac Book Review: Roar by Samantha Lane

John Butler’s review of a book that captures the story of the AFLW’s initial steps and also seems ahead of its time: Roar by Sam Lane

Tonight is Pie Night! All Welcome!

Join us tomorrow night for a traditional ‘Footy Pie Night’ at the Fitzroy Bowls Club as we come together to celebrate women’s footy as well as our passion for writing on it at the Almanac. Tickets only $20 and are available on the door.

Almanac Art: Kendra Heil’s painting of Hannah Scott is up for auction!

Kendra Heil’s painting of Hannah Scott is up for auction. Make a bid. Details in this post.

Should The AFLW Be Afraid Of North Melbourne In 2019?

Alex Docherty gives a comprehensive wrap up of the AFLW player movements after the trade period and ponders if the Kangas have recruited their way into being Flag favourites.

AFLW – The next generation: Will it have its mother’s eyes?

Where to now for the AFLW in the current advertising-heavy sporting environment? Verity Sanders hopes the characteristics that “make” footy aren’t left to fall by the wayside

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!

VFLW Round 1 – Southern Saints v Carlton: The Blues get to sing

Dave H was on hand to see the Blues take on the Southern Saints and also witnessed a team spirit that the Blues have built from the AFLW through to VFLW.

Anzac Day SANFL-W Grand Final : Triumph and tragedy in footy, in life.

How did Verity Sanders’ Panthers go in their quest for South Adelaide silverware against the inspired Redlegs?

Book Launch – Balancing Acts: Women in Sport (11th of May)

“Balancing Act” looks at the experiences of women around sport and its culture. Readings in Carlton will launch the book next Friday (11th of May) featuring pieces by Almanac editor Kasey Symons and a raft of other talented women. Read on for more details on how to attend and/or purchase the book with a discount.

Who’s Number 6 for Darebin?

From inauspicious beginnings, L N Zoch has become a keen observer of all things VFLW. Two weeks out from the season, here’s a bundle of everything that impressed, inspired or infuriated last year.

Jess Dal Pos goes to India

From Blacktown to Mumbai, Jess Dal Pos’ deep passion for footy has her kicking goals.

A Voice from the Stands: A nod from the Footy Gods

Kirby Fenwick reminisces the AFLW Grand Final and thanks the Footy Gods that the Year of the Dog delivered the silverware to the Daughters of the West in 2018.

Footy Friends

Jasmine Conrad and Violet Dunn are footy friends. Here they give you a snap shot into what playing footy means to them and how excited they are for Season 2018 with the Caulfield Bears.