AFLW Round 1: A conference imbalance already?

Season 3 of AFLW began spectacularly, with four thrillers out of five games, all played in hot conditions. But as the players put on a great show, John Butler has concerns about the potential for the new conference system to unduly shape the finals.

AFLW Round 1 – Geelong v Collingwood: AFLW in the summer – why not!

Sean Mortell is about to become a first year journalism student and is one of our Rookie Riters (more on that later, and yes our patron likes alliteration and Wookie Witers was a bridge too far). A Collingwood fan, Sean was hoping the Pies would break their first round duck. But, like all real sportslovers, he’s been able to see this game for the exciting contest it was.

AFLW starts tomorrow (Feb 2) – time to set your season up

Footy’s back tomorrow (Saturday) with the opening round of the AFLW2019 season. Time to set up your season. Join our tipping comp. Take note of the Round 1 fixture. Read Yvette’s thoughts on the return of footy. Become an Almanac member. It’s all here in the one post.

AFLW 2019: It’s that time

Yvette Wroby prepares for the beginning of the AFLW 2019 season with an eye firmly on weather forecasts for Saturday Feb 2. She finds it weird to worry about the heat at a footy match. But she has much to look forward to.

Almanac Footy Tipping in 2019

We have three tipping comps in 2019: AFLW, AFL and AFL Top 8. Join now. All welcome. Spread the word.

Almanac Art: Kendra Heil’s painting goes to Susan Alberti

Kendra Heil’s painting of Hannah Scott has been auctioned. The successful bidder was Susan Alberti.

Almanac Book Review – The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018: Bobby’s banter is good for footy

Fourteen year old Grace Kerwin is a big Bobby Macumber fan. In this review of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 she highlights Bobby’s contributions.

AFLW: Deakin Uni and Geelong ready for AFLW

Deakin University will be a major sponsor of Geelong in AFLW 2019. Read more in this media release from the Geelong FC.

It’s the one month anniversary of The Women’s Almanac 2018!

It has been 1 month since we launched The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018! The book is now out in the world and we couldn’t be prouder to have produced another edition of the Almanac that covers the women’s game. Read about all the coverage the book has received in the last month.

Kasey Symons special guest on this week’s Fan Grrrls podcast

Our Women’s Football Editor, Kasey Symons was the special guest on this week’s Fan Grrrls podcast where she spoke about The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 and her connection to the women’s game.

You’re playing footy? Aren’t you scared of being hurt?

Brigid Ryan is keen to make up for lost time by getting involved in the AFL Masters Women’s competition. Enjoy this terrific story of liberation, involvement, fulfillment and achievement.

Kicking MS to the curb in Masters Women’s Footy: Kyllie Garrett’s story

Kyllie Masters sent Yvette Wroby her AFL Masters women’s footy story. Kyllie and the Vic Metro Masters are off to Coff’s Harbour for a Sunday tournament. Kyllie’s fundraising effort for MS is close to home.

VFLW Grand Final – Hawthorn v Geelong: They’re a happy team at Hawthorn

History was made on Sunday afternoon at Etihad Stadium when Hawthorn defeated the Geelong Cats by 13-points to claim the club’s first ever flag in the VFLW competition.

Talents and skills needing to stir and blossom

Yoshi has just read The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 and discovers many thought provoking and positive stories about football as well as life.

2018 Swisse Wellness VFL Women’s #LovetheGame Grand Final: Hawthorn v Geelong

Footy Almanac stalwart Dips O’Donnell is a proud man as his daughter Clare is a victorious member of Hawthorn’s VFLW Premiership team which defeated the Geelong Cats. You can see the replay of the game here (Link to VFLW’s video).

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 featured on The Women’s Game

The Women’s Game have published an extract from The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018. Cast your mind back to Round 3 of the 2018 AFLW Season, to a Friday night at Princes Park and re-visit Kasey Symons’ night with Brisbane’s Sophie Conway and her family.

Almanac Junior Footy: Wilkins Girls kicking the Heeney out of Greene (originally published in the SMH)

Crankypete points us in the direction of this piece celebrating girls’ footy in Sydney (first published in the Sydney Morning Herald). He’s one of the very proud Dads.

Darebin Falcons FREE Girls Footy Clinic – Mon 24 Sep

Junior girls aged 12-18 of all levels of footy experience are welcome to come to the Falcons’ FREE footy clinic on September 24 at Preston City Oval.

Yvette Wroby on The Marngrook Footy Show! 

For those who missed it, Yvette Wroby was on The Marngrook Footy Show last night talking about the recently released Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 and the Passion and Pain exhibition which opens today at Glen Eira City Council Town Hall.

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 in The Guardian.

Kasey Symons has written a piece for The Guardian that tells the story behind The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 and the community of writers, editors, artists, comedians, poets and fans it has brought together.