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.

South East Women’s Football League Division 1 – St Kilda Sharks v Cranbourne: Bodies on the Line Part 2

Yvette Wroby finally catches her second game of the season of her beloved St Kilda Sharks. The Sharks got flogged, and player Rachel hurt her knee. Yvette found a place being a supporter of a different kind.

Round 16 – St Kilda v Carlton: Bodies on the Line Part 1

Yvette Wroby and family enjoy a good win for the Saints, and the Blues become the topic of all media forums. Whew, say the Saints fans, it could have been us.

Round 15 – Port Adelaide v St Kilda: Creativity and Fun Abound and Saints Were the Least Crushed

Yvette Wroby had many things to be happy about on the weekend. The Port Adelaide v Saints game just wasn’t one of them.

Round 15 – Melbourne v St Kilda: The Wow Factor

St Kilda had a win over Melbourne last Sunday. Yvette Wroby, along with many other Saints supporters, have had smiles on their faces since. Three wins and a draw feel pretty good. More wins would be better.

There’s still time to have your say at the AFL Fans Association Forum

Yvette Wroby and other Almanackers attended the AFL Fans Association Inaugural Fans Forum last Sunday. We were moderators on the day. You have your chance now to have your say, as we all did. Copy and paste and speak your mind. A collated document, without names, will be read by Head Office so here’s your chance to give your thoughts. Clocks ticking. Get them in soon.

Round 13 Gold Coast Suns v St Kilda A day spent hunting for red, white and black

While Yvette Wroby hunted Pokemon at Community Day, the Saints hunted their second win for the season. It was a good day for raids, battles and catching. (Do we call this one Yvette’s secret confessional? -Ed)

Round 12 – St Kilda v Sydney: ‘I am really depressed,’ he says.

Yvette Wroby didn’t make it to the game on Saturday night, a rarity in itself. But she has talked and listened to heaps of Saints supporters this week. If you see any, offer a warm bear hug.

Round 11 – West Coast Eagles v St Kilda: Red, White and Black in Four Parts

Yvette Wroby writes of four varied experiences in a weekend of red, white and black. It was some weekend.

Round 10 – Richmond v St Kilda Marvel: Land of superheroes and super villains.

Yvette Wroby takes herself to three games of footy last weekend, St Kilda v Richmond (loss), Southern Saints v Essendon (big win) and Sandringham Zebras v Werribee (big win). People and connections made this a wonderful weekend, and the new named partners of Docklands sent her report on a comic journey.

Round 9 – St Kilda v Collingwood: Almost mid-year report

Yvette Wroby remembers when report cards at school were simpler. She regresses to rating the last St Kilda game. There’s lots of A’s and E’s. And not much in between.