Junior Football: Yarra Youth Girls Exhibition Match

With this report on the Yarra Junior Youth Girls’ Football League best-of, Dave delivers a rare piece: a look at grassroots female representative football.

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 3/7/16

All the weekend football and sporting results worth knowing for Monday’s morning coffee

Country Footy – Millewa League: The Price is Right and so is the Game

Citrus Bob Utber goes to a Millewa League footy match – where the curtain raiser is a women’s game – and enjoys the footy and the homemade fare.

Women’s Footy – VFL: Jess Dal-Pos

Jess Dal-Pos lets us in on what it takes to make a supergroup like the Darebin Falcons.

Women’s AFL: She Begins

On Wednesday, the AFL officially granted eight clubs licenses to the inaugural 2017 Women’s AFL competition. One journey ends and another begins today.

Women’s AFL: That stupid, stupid ceiling

The establishment of a national women’s league is a bloody good thing, reckons Rick Kane, but you can give the back-slapping a rest

Women’s AFL: Women’s league post postscript

The AFL announced 8 new Women’s Teams for inaugural 2017 season, Paul Spinks suggests if you don’t have a team barrack for everyone playing against Collingwood

Women’s Footy – VFL: Meg Hutchins

Eastern Devils’ champion Meg Hutchins made history in April when she became the first Female Football Operations Manager of an AFL club. But what is it about her that made the biggest sports club in Australia appoint her to such a position?

Almanac Weekend Sports Results 29/5/16

The latest football results from around Australia and sporting results from around the world.

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].