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.

Round 3 – West Coast v Geelong: Fifteen minutes of agony and nowhere to hide

Almanac newcomer SweetGeee tosses and turns, wanting to avoid those last fifteen minutes as the Cats take on the Eagles. But the replay doesn’t lie – hopes of a sweet dream remain a nightmare.

SANFL Women’s – The women to bring it home at last for the South Adelaide Panthers?

Verity Sanders delivers the latest insights from the SANFLW as the South Adelaide Panthers book a spot in the Grand Final and now await their opponent after this weekend’s Norwood v North Adelaide Prelim.

The Definitive and in No Way Completely Biased Toward the Bulldogs and In Particular Emma Kearney AFLW 2.0 Season Wrap Up

Greetings, sports fans! Like a comet shooting across a night sky, the AFLW 2018 season has come and gone. So, here it is, the ultimate season conversation piece – in the handy form of a series of made up awards presented by Jackie Lynch!

Alex Docherty’s Top 50 AFLW Players 2018

Alex Docherty has ranked his Top 50 AFLW players for Season 2018 – what do you think of this list AFLW fans?

Don’t argue with Violet!

Read about Violet Dunn’s footy journey from going along to watch the boys, to playing the game herself and developing into a key forward for the Caulfield Bears. We are looking forward to seeing her run around in the AFLW one day!

Finding the Extraordinary in Women’s Football

Kellie Mountney may not think that being a forty-six year old football playing grandmother is that extraordinary – but we sure do! Here she shares her story of taking up footy in Strathpine, Brisbane.

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: A Day in the Life

A late change to Kasey Symons’ plans via The Guardian meant the Western Bulldogs’ win was observed from Princes Park’s spartan press box, but there was plenty of time afterwards to share the pure elation with some premiership stars and sidelined captain, Katie Brennan

AFLW Grand Final – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane: Game and Throne

Brisbane might have lost the Grand Final but it was a funny old day for Jamie Simmons (who can pass for a Western Bulldogs’ spy) as a shiny loo winds up in the middle of his loungeroom. [I’m guessing it’s often a funny day for Jamie Simmons – JTH]

AFLW Grand Final – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane: Bulldogs singing in the rain

‘Was this a demonstration of AFL omnipotence? In many ways, it has felt like the League has fought an impulse to rain on its own creation in this second season of being. Had it now summoned torrents after six weeks of Victorian drought? Was this the ultimate memo to bring the unruly women to heel?’

AFLW Grand Final – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane Lions: Lions fighting hard in wet then Dogs coming out snarling in dry

While technical difficulties made it hard for Yoshi to watch the AFLW Grand Final, watch it he did. Emotions were high & recent lessons from his time with the Dingoes made this classic encounter all the more significant

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.’

Jarrod Landells chats with Amanda Farrugia of GWS for The Women’s Game

Amanda Farrugia was good enough to share her thoughts on GWS’ season with Almanacker Jarrod Landells for The Women’s Game