“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 compares and contrasts the women’s and men’s AFL leagues, and offers some advice going forwards.
Come along to the Women’s Footy Almanac lunch with one of the pioneers of women’s footy, Angela Pippos. She will be talking about her new book ‘Breaking the Mould: Taking a Hammer to Sexism in Sport’. All welcome (including blokes of course!)
The godmother of AFL Women’s reflects on her hopes, dreams, fears, thoughts and favourite moments from the maiden season of our newest game.
Susan Alberti and Darcy Vescio are part of an AFL review of AFLW first season. Yvette Wroby calls to all writers to suggest feedback to give to the panel. She also wants to know which VFL or other state league you will be following in 2017 and is looking for continued match reports or player profiles. Let’s get to know who our future stars are.
Yvette Wroby is still in awe of the Inaugural season of the AFLW and the terrific Premiership win by the Adelaide Crows. Bring on AFLW 2018 and a St Kilda team too please AFL, she asks. She is now referring to the AFL games as either AFLM or AFLW and isn’t the only one.
Anne Cahill Lambert draws her AFLW coverage (following the Crows and their coach all over the country) to a triumphant conclusion
Igor stepped out of his comfort zone to attend the AFLW Grand Final, and puts in his Santa wishlist on behalf of the Brisbane Lions.
Trucker Slim was totally enamoured with the AFLW Grand Final: from the effort and the skills to the crowd and the passion. History was made and the revolution has well and truly began.
Peter Fuller reflects on the season that’s been and speculates on the strategies used in women’s footy while commentating the conclusion of the season.
Stephen Alomes looks to the future of AFLW and outlines his hopes for a happy marriage between the women’s game and an open, creative game.
The AFLW Grand Final represented exactly what this sport is all about according to John Butler.
Young Bonnie Norman loves playing AFL, and has found new heroes in the AFLW players, especially the Brisbane Lion’s women’s team.
It has been a reasonable wait for another Crows Grand Final but Adelaide and Dave Brown make the most of it
Adelaide created history by winning the inaugural AFLW Grand Final after defeating the Brisbane Lions away from home on Saturday. Ingrid Baade was there and took these amazing snaps. Please suggest captions via the comments – and we will add them.
Women’s football has come such a long way and its future looks bright. Tony Robb looks back at the inaugural AFLW season and suggests where the women’s game needs to develop to build on an impressive start.
Aidan Hammond describes how he experienced the AFLW Grand Final.
Women’s Footy Almanac: Michelle Brisbane and The Houndlings – Supporting those who support the Almanac
Michelle Brisbane and Ethical Investment Services have supported the inaugural Women’s Footy Almanac. Yvette got along to see her band The Houndlings play last Sunday, and recommends the band to other Almanackers.
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.