What’s in The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018?

Here’s some information about The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 which was launched on Sep 4. Copies are now available – free postage.

Balcony Banter – Women’s football: Annabel Brebner

Anna Pavlou talks to Annabel Brebner, chair of the MCC affiliated women’s club now competing in its second season in the VAFA.

The Wages Deal For The AFLW: 2019 to 2022

Braham Dabscheck examines and presents his thoughts about the AFLW player payments issue for the forthcoming seasons.

AFLW Trade Period 2019

Before the enormous off-season starts and state level footy kicks off, the AFLW still has the not-so-small matter of trades to deal with…who will turn out for a new club in 2020?

Sounding the siren for junior footy.

Anna Sublet has a household of footballers. Her daughter has taken to the game, winning a premiership at St Kilda City and her lad is making his way back from injury (and can’t wait to get back into it all. She remembers the experience of her own youth.

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.

AFLW Grand Final – Adelaide v Carlton: A classic example

The AFLW Grand Final received all the plaudits it deserved. Anne Cahill Lambert was there to cheer on her Crows – and did they ever fly! She also has some interesting suggestions ahead of the 2020 season.

The 2019 Josephine Baker Cup

Two Rounds into the season and already Earl has sage advice for fans about their club’s prospects for the year. Alert: you may need to have a fortified snifter close to hand!

AFLW Grand Final 2019 – Photo montage by Peter Argent

Adelaide Oval played host to the AFLW Grand Final this year and Peter Argent caught the game’s outstanding moments on camera.

A great weekend in Australian sport

The weekend showcased so much that is great about Australian sport, regardless of what or who you follow. Here’s one take on just some of what we saw.

Almanac Art: Kendra Heil’s painting ‘Hannah Scott: Premiership Player’ presented to top bidder Susan Alberti

We all loved Kendra Heil’s dynamic painting ‘Hannah Scott: Premiership Player’ which was the image used to create the front cover of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018. Auctioned here on The Almanac site, the successful bidder, Susan Alberti, recently received her artwork from Kendra. Here’s a record of the occasion.

AFLW 2019 – Grand Final: Live at Federation Square Melbourne

What a way to watch the AFLW Grand Final between Adelaide and Carlton if you can’t get there, the big screen at Federation Square.

AFLW Preliminary Final – Adelaide v Geelong: Prelim humiliation

Adelaide absolutely maul and humiliate the tame Cats in their AFLW Preliminary Final as Sean Mortell reports.

AFLW Preliminary Final – Adelaide v Geelong: Finding appropriate words

After watching the junior footy it’s off to the Adelaide Oval for Dave Brown and family to watch the AFLW Preliminary Final, and Adelaide’s complete demolition of a hapless Geelong.

Almanac Footy – A tipster’s nightmare! What does next week hold?

Many punters and tipsters are shell-shocked after last weekend’s AFL Round 1 results. Questions are being asked about the performance of some teams and their future. Interesting times already.

A Tale of Two Freos: A long week in Fremantle football one week at a time by Les Everett

Freo’s AFLW side headed to Princes Park for their Preliminary Final against Carlton while the men;s side started their season at home. Les Everett reports.

AFLW Preliminary Finals: Crunch time!

Penultimate games of the AFLW 2019 season 2019 so who will go onto play in the Grand Final? Two cracking games will decide the outcome.

AFLW Round 7 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton: Rising Blues defeat the never give up Bulldogs

Yoshi farewells the Western Bulldogs AFLW team in their Round 7 match against the winning Blues. Next year, Yoshi’s Saints will be in the competition.

Almanac Comment: Hashtag Call the Cops

Verity Sanders responds to the so-called Tayla Harris issue with very clear direction on the gravity of what transpired and the much-needed role of the law in dealing with a situation in which a citizen has been abused.

Almanac Footy Tipping in 2019

We have two tipping comps for the 2019 AFL season: the standard tipping comp where you pick the winner of each game, and the ever-intriguing, time-honoured AFL Tip the Top 8 competition. Join now. All welcome. Spread the word.

AFLW Round 7 – Fremantle v North Melbourne: And so to the finals

Les Everett reports from the west on Fremantle’s convincing victory against the Roos in the last round of the AFLW season and their march to the finals.