VFLW Grand Final – Hawthorn v Geelong: They’re a happy team at Hawthorn

History was made on Sunday afternoon at Etihad Stadium when Hawthorn defeated the Geelong Cats by 13-points to claim the club’s first ever flag in the VFLW competition.

Preliminary Final Preview – West Coast v Melbourne: The important in’s and out’s

Kasey Symons is not worried about who comes in for Brad Sheppard this weekend, she’s got more important things on her mind, like what she’s going to wear! Here she previews the important in’s and out’s for Saturday’s preliminary final between her Eagles and the Dees.

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 Launch: What a night!

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 is officially launched!
Relive a great night at the North Fitzroy Arms on Tuesday night and buy your copy today!

Almanac Art: ‘The Art of Football’ exhibition – opening night review

Kasey Symons was honoured to be at the opening night of ‘The Art of Football’ in Mildura, the latest exhibition featuring works of footy art curated by Bob Utber.

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.

‘Balancing Acts: Women in Sport’ book launch speech – ‘My Favourite Moment in Sport’

As part of the Melbourne launch of the book, Balancing Acts: Women in Sport, at Readings on Friday night, Kasey was honoured to be invited along with four other of the book’s contributors to share a story relating to the theme, ‘My favourite moment in sport’ to celebrate the book as well all of our general love of sports. This is her story.

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.

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

Konrad Marshall at the Sportswriter’s Festival: I’ve got a lot to learn…

Kasey Symons went along to hear Konrad Marshall, author of “Yellow & Black: A Season With Richmond” speak at the Sportswriter’s Festival. Could she write a similar book about the team she loves? How do you overcome your bias when writing? Could she write about another club?

AFLW Round 7 – Western Bulldogs v Melbourne: Post-match with Aasta O’Connor

Kasey Symons spent some time with Aasta O’Connor following the Doggies’ last gasp win into the AFLW Grand Final, with a cameo from a favourite son of the West

AFLW Round 6 – Carlton v Melbourne: Post Game with Paxy

Kasey Symons caught up with Melbourne mid-fielder Karen Paxman in the rooms after her Dees defeated the Blues on Sunday afternoon.

Pride in the AFLW: Interview with Bulldog Hannah Scott

Kasey Symons catches up with Hannah Scott after the Bulldogs’ huge win against Carlton in the AFLW Pride match at the Western Oval last night.

Family Pride: Sophie Conway’s Pack

Kasey Symons catches up with Brisbane Lion Sophie Conway and her father John after the Round 3 game against Carlton and writes this very touching story.

AFLW Round 3 – Collingwood v GWS: Post-match interview with Amanda Farrugia

GWS scored a solid on-the-road win against Collingwood and then their Irish recruit Cora Staunton (broken nose and all) introduced her friend, Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan, who spoke glowingly of the women and the impact they are having. Kasey Symons was in the rooms to take it all in and caught up with Giants captain Amanda Farrugia to get her reaction to the performance.

AFLW Round 2 – Fremantle v Collingwood: The Perfect Housewarming

Kasey Symons can put rivalry behind her to offer support to ‘Team Women’s Football’. [Good to see the toys stayed in the cot Kasey – JTH]

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: Ticketing 101

Kasey Symons is easily seduced by marketing (as her story suggests!) It’s why she got to the AFLW season-opener so early. This is the story of her night.

A Sports Writer’s Pre-season: trying to be a better advocate for women in sport

On Day 1 of the AFLW season, Kasey Symons explains why she feels a responsibility to become even more of an advocate for women in sport – whether they be players, supporters or even writers.

Almanac Women’s Footy: A new season of footy, a new season of writing

Kasey Symons’ connection to women’s footy has come through writing (and through the game itself of course). She is looking forward to AFLW2018. And to her role at the Almanac as coordinating editor during the AFLW season.

Loving Kobe Bryant: a complicated affair

Kasey Symons loves Kobe Bryant (in a sporting sense), but can’t overlook the dark shadow on his career.

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.