AFLW Round 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: It’s all about the base, Moorabbin and the Saints women

Yvette Wroby is back at the Saints heartland of Moorabbin, on the field with the welcoming cheer squad, and on the radio talking about her experience. If her ego and desire don’t get in the way, she has a great time at the footy. (You just knew Yvette would be there early – Ed).

AFLW Round 1 – GWS v Gold Coast: I’ve Seen Fire and I’ve Seen Rain

The footy returned to Blacktown and it brought the rain with it. In spades. Giants diehard Michael Shillito wouldn’t have missed it for quids.

AFLW Round 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Old Ground, New Life

Kate Birrell captures the atmosphere of the Round 1 AFLW match, St Kilda v Bulldogs, in her inimitable style through both print and image.

AFLW Round 1 – Collingwood v West Coast: Eagles flying higher than ever before

Cathi Johnston felt a sense of mild confusion when she put on her Eagles gear in the middle of summer – it didn’t last long as the sense of occasion and camaraderie with fellow West Coast fans took over for their first game in the big league, hosted by a strong and experienced Collingwood (who took the chocolates).

AFLW Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: Blues too seasoned for raw Tigers

The Blues were too slick for the Tigers in the AFLW season opener. But John Butler wonders why there was no ”Unleash the Geish” merch?

AFLW Round 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Doggies demonstrate experience in front of the newcomer Saints

Yoshi (our Japanese correspondent) is a true Sainter and here he tells us of the special moment when footy returned to Moorabbin and the St Kilda side played its first AFLW match. He watched from a Starbucks not far from the famous Heian Shrine in Kyoto. [Heartfelt – Ed.]

AFLW Round 1 – Collingwood v West Coast: Waking the ghosts of Collingwood Flat

Victoria Park on the Collingwood Flat is a place of Collingwood memory. David Wilson felt that the ghosts were awoken in AFLW Round 1.

AFLW Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: Blues come away with a mature opening win in Richmond’s valiant debut

In the opening game of the AFLW season, Carlton were too good for a gallant Richmond side making its debut. Sean Mortell reports.

AFLW: An unauthorized season primer (Part 2)

In the second part of his AFLW4 preview, John Butler looks at the competing clubs.

AFLW Season 2020 – Round 1: Fixture

The AFLW 2020 season kicks off this weekend, and it should be a ripper! Check out the Round 1 fixture, and also the details for joining the Footy Almanac AFLW 2020 Tipping Comp.

AFLW4: An unauthorized season primer (Part 1)

For those who may not have been keeping up, John Butler gets you up to speed for the AFLW season. (Opinions are his, definitely not the AFL’s -Ed).

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.