Round 3 – St Kilda v Adelaide Crows: Fans, Entitlement and Expectation: Searching for some meaning in football life.

Yvette Wroby enjoys her grandson playing Auskick, and doesn’t enjoy her Saints playing the Crows. She also is struggling with entitlement, fandom and expectation. AND it’s only Round 3!

Funny Stuff not on the field: The 2018 Cartoon Exhibition at Glen Eira City Council Gallery

Yvette Wroby has a different fan-girl experience when she meets cartoonist Judy Horacek at The 2018 Cartoon Exhibition. On at the Glen Eira City Council Gallery until April 22nd, it is well worth a look. Cartoonists from 1800’s, 1900’s and current day all on display.

Round 2 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: Comedy on comedy or Post Traumatic St Kilda Disorder.

Yvette Wroby, usually positive about her Saints, needs your therapeutic help post the North v Saints game. Have you seen her humour and good will anywhere? If so, can you post it back to her.

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 – 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.’

AFLW Round 7 – GWS Giants v Brisbane Lions: The Queens of the Jungle

Yvette Wroby watches the first of the three critical game and season decider on Friday night. She did not see, nor hear, the Lions coming. She does now.

AFLW Round 6: Brisbane Lions v Collingwood: Nanna Napping

Yvette Wroby is having a nanna nap Saturday afternoon, and she dreams that the Pies are tearing ahead against potential Grand Finalists Brisbane Lions. Dreams, upsets and nightmares are all the rage in AFLW 2018.

AFLW Round 5: Melbourne v Brisbane Lions: A birth of something special

Yvette Wroby welcomes her new drafted grand-daughter Emelia, who kindly doesn’t interfere with the women’s short AFLW season. Come Friday night, all are well and in their appropriate places, Emelia home with family and Nanna Yvette in front of the TV watching the footy. The world is good.

AFLW: All the Talk

Now we’re at the halfway point of #AFLW2, Yvette Wroby is going to put the negativity of recent commentary on the league out of mind, focussing instead on all the joy and excitement the game is giving her.

AFLW Round 4 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Melting and melding

Yvette Wroby finds herself barracking for Collingwood, and actually enjoying it. Something weird is happening in the world of women’s footy, and this is just one of the outcomes (on the field and in front of the TV.)

AFLW Round 2 – Brisbane Lions v Western Bulldogs : Fitting it all in

Yvette Wroby makes it a quaddy and watches all four games. Heartbroken at all the injuries, she is still amazed that these tough players give it a crack. Finding something positive in every game, she reports on the Western Bulldogs taking the win in 35 degree heat on Sunday afternoon. And being able to watch it live.

AFLW Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Fremantle: Women of the Kennel Shine.

Yvette Wroby didn’t make it to the Kennel, but the super powerful Katie Brennan and her team of new and old stars did. It was a weekend of women writing their own stories.

Almanac Art: Opening Night of ‘You Kick Like A Girl’

A fine night was had by all at the opening of “You Kick Like a Girl” and Lyn Campbell-Anderson took the photos to prove it. Exhibition open until February 18th at Red Gallery, 157 St Georges Road Fitzroy North.

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: What makes a great game of footy?

For Yvette Wroby, a game of footy starts way before the siren and the countdown to Friday night’s AFLW Season Opener was full of excitement and anticipation.

First Friday in February

Yvette Wroby spent a hot afternoon listening to a wonderful oral history project ‘First Friday in February’, a work of art and history by Kirby Fenwick, and the women she interviewed about that first ever game of AFLW. Do yourself a favour…Almanackers Yvette and Kate O’Halloran and many others share the night.

You Kick Like a Girl: Women in Football Exhibition at Red Gallery

Opening February 1 just in time for the AFLW Season, is a new exhibition at Red Gallery: You Kick Like a Girl: women in football. Be sure to check it out.

Calling all Writers and Supporters of Women’s Football

The second AFLW Season is only nine days away and we are recruiting passionate writers who want to contribute to the coverage of this 2018 season for our site.

Sports Writers Festival – a terrific event organised by Francis Leach

Sports Writers Festival 2017: Yvette Wroby, Kate O’Hallaran and Yoshi Imagawa are just three of the Almanackers who are heading to the Sports Writers Festival 2017 in Melbourne come 28-29th October. Yvette is champing at the bits. There are some terrific speakers.

Robert Bath, Ballarat Community Radio and The Women’s Footy Almanac. Listen out tomorrow on 99.9 Voice FM.

Robert Bath, Veronica Punshon and Yvette Wroby will be chatting on the Ballarat Community Radio about The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017. Listen out tomorrow on 99.9 Voice FM at 11.30am.

Executive Networking with Susan Alberti AC: Kicking Goals in Business and Life

Almanckers Yvette Wroby and Lyn Campbell-Anderson are frocking up to go hear Susan Alberti talk business. Really, we’d go anywhere to hear this champion of women’s footy talk. You are all invited. Details within. It will be a very different Yvette Wroby experience.