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.

AFLW Off-Season Report Card

Alex Docherty marks the report cards on the recently completed AFLW trade period. There is much to absorb.

Almanac Teams: The Mighty Emma-Kates

Jackie Lynch selects a team comprising only Emmas and Kates (and derivatives). [Love it – Ed].

AFLW Grand Final – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane Lions: Lions fighting hard in wet then Dogs coming out snarling in dry

While technical difficulties made it hard for Yoshi to watch the AFLW Grand Final, watch it he did. Emotions were high & recent lessons from his time with the Dingoes made this classic encounter all the more significant

AFLW Round 7 – Fremantle v Carlton : Curtain time for Carlton Blues faltering before the Fremantle Dockers

As a bemused and emotionally detached supporter of the battle for the wooden spoon in the AFLW, Almanacker Jennifer’s mind was set to wander, and so it did, even to the extent of rewriting song lyrics! Check out her musings in her report of the game.

AFLW Round 7 – Fremantle v Carlton: Plenty to Play For

The Round 7 Fremantle v Carlton match may not have had the capacity to shape the Grand Final as the other three games did last week, but these two sides had plenty to play for as Peter Fuller reports.

AFLW: Payments To Players

Academic Braham Dabscheck takes a look at AFLW player wages in comparison to other elite women’s sports and questions what will happen when the competition expands over the next few years.

AFLW Dreams Dee-molished, Can AFL Dee-liver?

After the Demons had their chance of playing in an AFLW Grand Final crushed by the Dogs, Ann Deux moves her focus to her Dees men’s team to see if they can deliver for her in 2018.

AFLW Round 7 – Western Bulldogs v Melbourne: Post-match with Aasta O’Connor

Kasey Symons spent some time with Aasta O’Connor following the Doggies’ last gasp win into the AFLW Grand Final, with a cameo from a favourite son of the West

AFLW 2018 Spoon Gongs: And the award goes to…

Dave Henricus gives his spoon gongs to the moments of AFLW2 that truly deserve them, most involving his Blue Bagger’s disappointing season but also some travelling highlights.

AFLW Round 7 – GWS Giants v Brisbane Lions: And then it happened…

Danielle Spicer’s Lions roared their way into Grand Final contention Friday night and then the Footy Gods put the rest of the results into motion for them to book their place in the big one.

AFLW Round 7 – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: Footy. What an emotional rollercoaster

It was heartbreak all over again for Alyce Collett whose Dees couldn’t quite get it done over the Doggies on Saturday night, missing the AFLWGF by a hair two years in a row.

AFLW Round 7 – Collingwood v Adelaide: Here to spoil the party

A win to Adelaide would mean a grand final berth. But the Pies were party-poopers

AFLW Round 7 – GWS Giants v Brisbane: Hope and expectation

Georgina Hibberd allowed her hope for the Giants this season to turn into something more – expectation. So Friday night’s loss cut especially deep when the Lions ended any chance of GWS appearing in the 2018 Grand Final.

AFLW Round 7 – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: So close, yet so far for the Dees

It was shattering for Dees fan Cat Jones to watch her team just miss out on a place in the AFLW grand final on Saturday night. She writes from the heart here in true Footy Almanac style.

AFLW Round 7 – GWS Giants v Brisbane Lions: The Queens of the Jungle

Yvette Wroby watches the first of the three critical game and season decider on Friday night. She did not see, nor hear, the Lions coming. She does now.

AFLW Round 7 – Western Bulldogs v Melbourne: Pavlov’s Doggies

Ebony McKenna chewed her stomach lining and the skin off her lips at the Dogs-Dees game.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, why do we compare at all?

Trinity Handley considers the comparisons made between women’s and men’s AFL football and their deep impact on the game of AFLW when comments are not contextually comparable. ‘If we’re too busy comparing we might miss the beauty in change’.

AFLW Round 6 – GWS Giants v Western Bulldogs: Where are the Bulldogs snarls?

Yoshi watches the replay of the weekend’s big clash between the Giants and the Bulldogs and while disappointed in his Dogs’ loss, acknowledges that GWS are looking very impressive going into the final round of the AFLW season.

AFLW Round 6 – Carlton v Melbourne: Post Game with Paxy

Kasey Symons caught up with Melbourne mid-fielder Karen Paxman in the rooms after her Dees defeated the Blues on Sunday afternoon.