AFLM Round 5 – Melbourne v St Kilda: It’s time to shine

Can you feel it Almanac peoples? The warmth and happiness emanating from Saints supporters. Yvette Wroby is glowing from this terrific start to the season. Who knew?

AFLW is over for 2019 – The ever-shifting universe and footy trajectories within it.

Yvette Wroby ponders a little about AFLW 2019 and is excited about the Saints entrance into the competition in 2020. Ready for the Southern Saints to resume in the VFLW, she is keeping an eye on her beloved boys in red, white and black too.

Round 1 – St Kilda v Gold Coast: Power to the players

Yvette Wroby’s head is spinning between the AFLW Grand Final between Carlton and Adelaide, and her St Kilda Saints first game at Marvel Stadium. Starting a movement through a casual tweet, to watching a game of men needing skill improvement, it’s been a big week.

AFLW Round 6 – Triple Header and Masters of the World

Yvette Wroby writes of her three games at Docklands on Saturday. Of Masters and AFLW players, supporters and connections. Of taking it all in amongst friends.

AFLW – Round 3: North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: Jumping Like a Kangaroo, and that’s just me!

Yvette Wroby is in love with the red, white and black that lies beneath all this blue and white and red, white and blue malarkey. After this game, she took out a North AFLW membership and is on the Courtney Munn bandwagon. Two memberships, two teams. Now waiting for the 3rd to arrive.

AFLW Round 3 – Thoughts, Observations and Tipping.

Yvette Wroby is too busy preparing for another round of AFLW to properly construct another article or even literate sentences. These are her thoughts, observations and prediction for Round 3.

AFLW Round 2 Western Bulldogs v Geelong: The story of Dogs and Cats and loved ones

Yvette Wroby drives early to Whitten Oval and enjoys good parking, the setting sun and a Doggies victory. All is good with the world when an AFLW game is on.

AFLW Round 1 – Things that I learned and predictions/tips for Round 2

Yvette Wroby shares her thoughts on Round 1 of the AFLW 2019 season, and gives her predictions/tips for the next Round. Join her on the Almanac wing to the right of the coaches box (facing the oval) for the Bulldogs v Cats game. Let the fun begin again tomorrow night!

AFLW Round 1 – Geelong v Collingwood: ‘I tawt I taw a puddy tat’

Yvette Wroby makes a weekend of the first round of footy in Geelong. And enjoys a ripper of a game with her Almanac mates.

AFLW 2019: It’s that time

Yvette Wroby prepares for the beginning of the AFLW 2019 season with an eye firmly on weather forecasts for Saturday Feb 2. She finds it weird to worry about the heat at a footy match. But she has much to look forward to.

Kicking MS to the curb in Masters Women’s Footy: Kyllie Garrett’s story

Kyllie Masters sent Yvette Wroby her AFL Masters women’s footy story. Kyllie and the Vic Metro Masters are off to Coff’s Harbour for a Sunday tournament. Kyllie’s fundraising effort for MS is close to home.

VFLW: Southern Saints B&F showed great signs for the red, white and black.

Yvette Wroby attended the inaugural Southern Saints Best and Fairest at the beautiful new RSEA Park in Moorabbin and mingled with the stars of the future. Watch out for these names in the upcoming AFLW draft.

Round 22- St Kilda v Hawthorn: Missed by THAT much

Yvette Wroby thought the door was shut on any good Saints performances in 2018. This game had her believing again. C’mon 2019.

Round 21- Essendon v St Kilda: Out

Yvette Wroby has been busy and for the first Melbourne game all season, chose the couch. It ended up being a great decision. She has no words left to describe the game.

A response to Mark Robinson’s piece on AFLW in Saturday’s Herald Sun

Yvette Wroby responds, globally and point by point, (and passionately) to Mark Robinson’s appraisal of AFLW and women’s footy which was published in the Herald Sun on Saturday (Aug 11). [A strong response to say the least – Ed]

Round 20 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: It’s a long season when you suck

‘It’s a long season when you suck’ writes Yvette Wroby. Saints fans (and team it seems) are now longing for an end of season lie down with a nice cuppa. The Southern Saints were the highlight of the weekend.

Fundraising Lunch for BCNA event with Yvette Wroby as guest speaker.

The new owners of Prince Patrick Hotel are holding a fundraising Lunch for BCNA event with Yvette Wroby as guest speaker. She’s been asked to speak for 20 minutes. Come and see if she can stick to a deadline when there’s SO much to say in the current climate!

Round 19 GWS v St Kilda : Yet another footy odyssey with too many losses in a row but great people shine some light and warmth.

Yvette Wroby has a weekend of footy losses and at least some diversions. A weekend in Creswick was a good relief from football. There’s always next week.

Round 18 – St Kilda v Richmond: A footy odyssey in four parts

Our Japanese correspondent Yoshi Imagawa kept Yvette Wroby busy on a recent visit. Between young and old Caulfield Bears, footy for men and women, and a good old North Fitzroy Arms Hotel catch up, it was a pretty good few days…sans any Saints wins.

Almanac Art – Aussie Rules: Passion and Pain Exhibition

You are all invited to the Opening of ‘Aussie Rules – Passion and Pain Exhibition’. Inspired by Yvette Wroby’s ‘Siren’s Call’, the event has it all, a fan’s room, memorabilia exhibitions from Collingwood and St Kilda FC’s, with Martin Flanagan as guest speaker, and tons of art from Almanac’s Kendra Heil, Kate Birrell and Yvette Wroby. Please RSVP. Details within.