Dropping the Ball

Anna Sublet goes kick-to-kick with her daughter only to find her ball drop is not very effective. Patience, practise and determination is the key and maybe, just maybe, one day there’s a spot for her in a team.

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.

Almanac Junior Footy – Caulfield Bears v Dingley Under 12 Girls: A premiership story

The mighty Caulfield Bears under 12 girls’ team are NOW PREMIERS! They have gone through the season undefeated. A number of the girls will be at the launch of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 to join in the celebrations. This is Linda O’Keefe’s report of the Grand Final.

AFLW Round 7 – Melbourne v Fremantle: Way out east, a flood of a different kind

Yvette Wroby takes her mob to the last round of footy to fulfill a promise to show her ‘grandson’ women playing footy. Turns out Melbourne decided to put on a display.

Nine broken fingers: the story of determined girls and their footy game

This wonderful piece, about an all-girls footy match in Williamstown, by Lucia Nardo was first published six years ago. It’s timely to bring it to you again.

Junior Footy: Fitzroy Youth Girls v Ivanhoe

For the Roy Girls the result in the last game of the season was not quite what they were after.

Junior Almanac – Wests Under-13 v Sandgate Hawks: Rays of Winter Sunshine

The Lennon girls star as Wests chalk up another win.