AFLW Grand Final – Brisbane v Adelaide: Indescribable

Aidan Hammond describes how he experienced the AFLW Grand Final.

Almanac (Footy) Life: Mavis and The Tigers

Graeme Gardner tells the story of his family’s love of the Mighty Tigers over the generations. [Tremendous family and social history – JTH]

AFLW Season 2017 – Round 1 Revisited

AFLW begins again on Friday night. As a way to get you in the mood, you might like to revisit how the Footy Almanac covered the competition’s opening round back in 2017.

Almanac Book Review: Roar by Samantha Lane

John Butler’s review of a book that captures the story of the AFLW’s initial steps and also seems ahead of its time: Roar by Sam Lane

AFLW Round 6 – Carlton v Melbourne: It’s all too beautiful!

Ebony McKenna’s Twitter-finger couldn’t keep up with the Dees in that first quarter. And hopes are high for a shot at the Grand Final.

A Self-Introduction – Artist, Athlete, Canadian: Kendra Heil

From the canvas of footballer/artist Kendra Heil comes a story of personal growth out of adversity

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017: the story of the inaugural AFLW season.

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017 is still available. Re-live the first AFLW season.

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.

Remember this? All the pieces published after Round 1 of AFLW 2017

Here’s a list (with links) to all of the pieces published around Round 1 last year. Lots of memories here. No wonder we could put a book together!

AO and AFLW: Creature Comforts

Anne Cahill Lambert has loved the tennis and is looking forward to spending a small fortune travelling around Australia to follow her beloved Crows. But she is not impressed with aspects of the scheduling. Midnight starts to tennis matches. Heat-of-the-afternoon starts to footy matches – at exposed venues. Some respect for the paying public please.

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.

Almanac Book Review – The Footy Lady: Determining and Positive Influences

Yoshi gives us the rundown on Susan Alberti’s book, The Footy Lady. He can’t help but admire her hard work and her never-give-up attitude.

Nicole Livingstone: Giant Steps

Nicole Livingstone has not only been a terrific sportsperson, she has vast experience in media, and has made her way in sports administration, business and general life. She is a natural leader, writes Anna Pavlou in this profile, which was inspired by Nicole’s recent appointment to run the AFLW competition.

Susan Alberti: More than football

Young Anna Pavlou heard Susan Alberti talking about her autobiography at the recent Sports Writers Festival in Melbourne. She was inspired.

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.

Almanac Radio Interview Today: Jon Faine’s Conversation Hour

Writer, university researcher and now Guardian contributor and assistant sports editor Kate O’Halloran  and John Harms will be Jon Faine’s guests on The Conversation Hour today (Thursday) from 11am. (774 ABC Melbourne) They will be talking about The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017. But it’s also slightly different Conversation Hour today. The discussion will take place [Read more]

AFL Fans Association (AFLFA): Giving Footy Fans a Voice

The AFL Fans Association has released its hits and misses for the 2017 AFL and AFLW seasons.

2017 Women’s Footy Almanac launch (& SANFL Elimination Final – Norwood v Central District): Making things

Dave Brown’s huge weekend of footy, golf, wine and fellowship. And wine.

A Romance with Football

Our very own Ebony McKenna will be on SEN radio tomorrow afternoon chatting to Francis Leach about The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017.

Girls Play Footy’s Kirby Fenwick reviews The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017 and it’s a beauty.

Kirby Fenwick has the latest review of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017. She loved it. [Thanks for this wonderful review Kirby – JTH]

It’s here! The recorded version of ‘Strong Proud Women’, a women’s footy song by Merle Brown.

Merle Brown contacted Yvette Wroby about her anthem for women playing footy. She joined us at the launch of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017. We produced a book to share the joy, Merle produced this cracking song. You gotta love how the Almanac community works.