Women’s Footy – AFL: Melbourne v Brisbane

Melbourne put on a fireworks display against Brisbane at the MCG on Sunday in the Women’s AFL Exhibition Match curtain-raiser.

Women’s Footy: A league of their own?

Should the mooted women’s Australian football competition be affiliated with the AFL and clubs or be a stand alone venture? Paul Spinks on gender, politics, power and fandom.

Women’s Footy – VFL: Seaford Start to Believe

Last Sunday, the Seaford Tigerettes made history as they became the first 2015 Division 1 side to defeat a 2015 Premier Division side. However, according to midfielder Kellie Saunders and coach Brett Alexander, it’s just the first step.

Women’s Footy – VFL: Cecilia McIntosh

Veteran Melbourne University defender Cecilia McIntosh on her long return to VFL following a knee reconstruction.

Women’s Footy – VFL: Debbie Lee

VU Western Spurs’ coach and Women’s AFL legend Debbie Lee talks building a team, getting the most out of her players and her biggest inspiration.

Women’s Footy: VFL – Stephanie Chiocci

Diamond Creek and Western Bulldogs’ captain Stephanie Chiocci reflects on how the game has changed in her ten years as a player ahead of her 150th match against Cranbourne on Sunday.

Women’s Footy – VFL: Moana Hope

St Kilda Sharks’ champion Moana Hope talks being a leader, the pursuit of improvement and a new era for the Sharks as she prepares for her 200th game against Darebin in the VFL Women’s State League.

Women Meeting The Men Head-On

Wesley Hull shines a light on some people bringing women’s footy into prominence at the local level. Here, it’s the story of Pyramid Waragnu from Cairns.

The Rise of Women’s Football Part 3: AFL

“This is coming, and we’d love you to be involved…” Womens Australian rules is undoubtedly on the rise, as Callum O’Connor explains in this profile piece on Female Football Development Manager, Chyloe Kurdas.

We Salute You

Echoing the sentiments of many, Swish Schwerdt pays tribute to the thankless volunteers who make sports across the country happen every week. We salute you!

Junior Almanac: Winning is a plus, good footy is a must

Abby Lennon (11 years old) played in a Grand Final last Friday night, for the Wests Bulldogs. It was the first Brisbane Juniors Under 13 Girls Grand Final ever. [Terrific stuff Abby – Ed].

The Smile Says It All: We’re Into The Granny!

Toowong’s Wests Juniors U13 girls have made it through to the Grand Final in their first year. How much sleep will Sasha Lennon get this week?

Round 22 – St Kilda v Sydney Swans: Zebras, Sharks and Saints

The pure joy of the postgame kick-to-kick — and the later gathering of the Saints’ faithful in the Victory Room — were likely the biggest positives to come out of a long Sunday at the footy for Yvette Wroby. And that just might be enough.

The Rise of Women’s Football Part 2: State

The second instalment of Callum O’Connor’s features on the rise of women’s football. The establishment of a State level has given the country’s talented female players an environment in which they can develop their skills.

VWFL – St Kilda Sharks: a brave game and a magnificently brave act

The Sharks are marching into the Victorian Women’s Football League finals after a spirited battle that featured all of what makes footy special, Yvette Wroby writes.

The Rise of Women’s Footy: Grassroots

Callum O’Çonnor on the rising popularity and participation of women playing Australian Rules Football all over the country.

When a bye is just an excuse to see other kinds of Aussie Rules

A Saint-free week provided an opportunity for a Shark-filled weekend for Yvette Wroby, who found women’s footy to be growing, thriving and exhilarating.

The Extraordinary Generosity Of A Brotherhood Of Footy Clubs

What a brilliant concept: a world-wide family of “brother clubs” assisting each other in any way they can. And it all started with Pyramid Power and Facebook.

NFL U18s Girls Grand Final: South Morang Lions v Darebin Falcons

The NFL U18’s Girls Grand Final between Darebin Falcons and South Morang Lions was the tightest finish since Twiggy Dunne goaled after the siren. Rick Kane doesn’t let his family involvement get in the way of a great yarn.

NFL Girls Under 18 Grand Final Preview – Lions v Falcons

The South Morang Lions will go in favourites against the Darebin Falcons in tomorrow’s grand final, but Rick Kane thinks an upset is on the cards.