41000 Watch a ‘Strenuous’ Match of Girls’ Football (1929)

The recent Fremantle v Collingwood AFLW game broke the record for attendance at a female Australian sporting event. But what of the little known game that previously held the record? Damien Morgan investigates.

AFLW: Where’s it all at?

Rulebook throws the question out there in good faith. He’s calling on your opinion regarding AFLW. [Comments thread is interesting – JTH]

AFLW Round 2 – Melbourne v Adelaide: Memorandum mori

The AFL Football Department aren’t the only ones that can write a memo. Melbourne, however, are the only team that look like making the Grand Final after a windy day at Casey Fields

AFLW Round 2 – Melbourne v Adelaide: Mighty Melbourne steamroll reigning premiers

Cat Jones needn’t feel too bad about cheating on her beloved Dees – they did just fine without her

AFLW Round 2 – GWS v Carlton: Giants gazumped by classy Carlton the inclement weather specialists

Jennifer Muirden was safe from the thunder and lightning at home on her Melbourne couch as she took in the dramatic game between GWS and Carlton from Sydney.

AFLW Round 2 – Brisbane v Western Bulldogs: Bulldogs on the rise but young pup goes down

Yoshi had to settle for watching the replay of his Bulldogs AFLW match this week as his train to Osaka had no wifi to livestream. He used the trip to catch up on some reading with Titus O’Reily’s ‘A Throughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport’.

AFLW Round 2 – GWS v Carlton: Don’t say this isn’t for real

John Butler: “The injury toll across this round serves to remind that the AFL’s women players are committing their bodies as unreservedly as their male counterparts, but for a fraction of the financial reward. In their efforts to build on the opportunity at hand, you won’t hear them complain…”

AFLW Round 2 – Melbourne v Adelaide: The answer was blowing in the wind

Anne Cahill Lambert on her Crows’ tussle with Melbourne. And with a fresh perspective on the tyranny of distance, shares an idea for those in charge of scheduling AFLW.

AFLW Round 2 – GWS v Carlton: Blues draw the battle lines

Peter Fuller considers the battle zone to sports field metaphor as he watched a valiant effort by some warriors in Friday night’s match between GWS and Carlton.

AFLW Round 2 – Brisbane Lions v Western Bulldogs: Photo Gallery by Ingrid Baade

Photographer Ingrid Baade was at Sunday’s AFLW clash between the Brisbane Lions and Western Bulldogs and has taken these fantastic images.

AFLW Round 2 – Brisbane Lions v Western Bulldogs: Dogs have their day in the sun

The hot and humid conditions were not the home advantage the Brisbane Lions hoped for as they went down to the Dogs on Sunday. Danielle Spicer reports.

AFLW Round 2 – Melbourne v Adelaide: Crows on the Canvas

WA based Crow fan Ron Barton was at home with the kids and the iPad watching Adelaide take on the Dees rather than at Optus Stadium or on a footy pub crawl. But as he saw his beloved Crows go down to a dominant Demons outfit, he was probably wishing he’d found a babysitter…

AFLW Round 2 – GWS v Carlton: Everything explodes

Despite the deluge at Drummoyne, Georgina Hibberd weathered the storm (literally) to cheer on her Giants in a fierce contest against Carlton.

AFLW Round 2 – Brisbane vs Western Bulldogs: Pride of the West

Daughter of the west Danielle Croci watched on with pride as her Bulldogs defeated the Lions in tough heat conditions in Brisbane.

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.

Tayla Harris by Aidan (9)

Last season it was footy cards. Now Smokie’s talented footy-mad nephew – 9 year-old Blues fan Aidan – has been drawing a portrait of Tayla Harris

AFLW Round 2 – Fremantle v Collingwood: a crowd, reborn.

With a record crowd of 41,975 in attendance at the new Perth Stadium, Danae Gibson tells us how it felt to actually be there.

AFLW Round 2 – Fremantle v Collingwood: The Perfect Housewarming

Kasey Symons can put rivalry behind her to offer support to ‘Team Women’s Football’. [Good to see the toys stayed in the cot Kasey – JTH]

AFLW Round 2 – Melbourne v Adelaide: It’s a Melbourne Thing

In a busy weekend for sport in Melbourne, Anna Pavlou found the AFLW clash between reigning premiers Adelaide and the premiership favourite Demons a great addition to the action in the sports capital.

AFLW Round 2 – GWS v Carlton: The Drummoyne Experience

Torrential rain, thunder, lightning and the old Oxford Hotel not having Toohey’s Old on tap wasn’t enough to dampen Dave H’s night out at the footy in Drummoyne.