A Romance with Football

Our very own Ebony McKenna will be on SEN radio tomorrow afternoon chatting to Francis Leach about The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017.

Girls Play Footy’s Kirby Fenwick reviews The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017 and it’s a beauty.

Kirby Fenwick has the latest review of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017. She loved it. [Thanks for this wonderful review Kirby – JTH]

It’s here! The recorded version of ‘Strong Proud Women’, a women’s footy song by Merle Brown.

Merle Brown contacted Yvette Wroby about her anthem for women playing footy. She joined us at the launch of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017. We produced a book to share the joy, Merle produced this cracking song. You gotta love how the Almanac community works.

AFLW State Of Origin Re-cap

The Big V torched the Allies in the AFLW State of Origin match at Docklands. Kasey Symons was on hand to take it all in.

Girls; First Season

Kate Birrell tells the story of painting the cover of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017.

Women’s Footy Almanac on AFL360

The 2017 Women’s Footy Almanac was the highlight of last night’s AFL360.

VFLW – Melbourne University v Diamond Creek

The coveted double chance was the prize for the winner of Sunday’s game between these VFLW powerhouses. Meg Saultry braved the Sunday morning chill to bring us all the action.

VFL Women’s: A Changing Competition

VFL Women’s is set to bid farewell to its grassroots heritage as the competition prepares for AFL-affiliated teams to replace its foundations clubs.

Juniors Almanacking – Memories of 10-year-olds. Brilliant.

It’s book week. This is David Wilson’s story of volunteering to take a couple of sessions at his children’s school on “the writing of a memory.” A rare privilege.

QWAFL Grand Final – Coorparoo Kings v Yeronga South Brisbane Devils: Ten Lions stars line up in the big one

It’s Grand Final day (Aug 27) in women’s footy in Queensland. This preview is from Murray Bird who will provide live stats on the game – you can find out how to access them here.

Women’s Footy Almanac 2017 – Yvette Wroby talks to Barry Nicholls

Yvette was a lively guest on Barry Nicholls’ WA Drive show on ABC Radio last week.

They spoke about the success of first season of the AFLW, the community atmosphere at the games, the background to the Women’s Footy Almanac and its recent launch.

You can listen to them here.

When a young footy star can dress up as herself for Book Week (This is a classic)

Jasmine Conrad has come up with a great idea for Book Week.

International Cup 2017: Women’s Grand Final Preview 

Having played against both finalists, GB Swans Captain Laura Turner previewed the IC17 Women’s Division Grand Final for our friends over at World Footy News

AFL International Cup 2017 – USA Freedom v European Crusaders

USA Freedom crushed the European Crusaders on Sunday afternoon writes Jarrod Landells.

VFLW Round 12 – St Kilda v Darebin: What Katie Brennan did next

Jackie Lynch poses some curly questions while ticking off the individual and collective talents of these Falcons (Peanut Farm, anyone?)

Something Special This Way Comes

Wesley Hull reports in from Far North Queensland as the Gordonvale State School girls are taking all before them

VFLW – Melbourne University v VU Western Spurs

Meg Saultry saw third play fourth at University’s Main Oval. It wasn’t as close as she hoped and “it is still an odd feeling seeing a local football field ‘smack-bang’ in the city”.

AFL International Cup 2017: Many cultures, one game on a cold Melbourne morning

Stephen Alomes reflects on the journey of the Pakistani Shaheens, from the mountains of their home country to a freezing cold Melbourne morning.

The GB Swans’ first few days…

GB Swans Assistant Coach Ian Mitchell gives us the lowdown on his side’s first up win over Pakistan, and their first few days in Melbourne, which have included a memorable trip to the ‘G and plenty of coffee!

Mercedes turns 50

Mercedes celebrated her 50th game with the Darebin Falcons U18s footy team last Sunday. Trucker Slim reviews the game.