AFLW Round 7 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton: Rising Blues defeat the never give up Bulldogs

Yoshi farewells the Western Bulldogs AFLW team in their Round 7 match against the winning Blues. Next year, Yoshi’s Saints will be in the competition.

JLT Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v St Kilda: Running towards footy

Yoshi tries to juggle training for the Osaka Dingoes with watching his Saints play the Doggies.

AFLW Round 5 – Fremantle v Western Bulldogs: Post Premiership Issues

Yoshi senses the circumstances are similar between the Westen Bulldogs women’s and men’s teams at the kennel as both teams slide in the aftermath of their flag wins.

AFLW Round 1 – Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Gather the Pack and Low Numbers

Australian football’s Number 1 Japanese fan and Almanac stalwart Yoshi tells us about his return to training and the lessons he gleaned from the Crows v Doggies match in the AFLW.

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 – Western Bulldogs v Melbourne: Letting emotion out

Yoshi lets his emotions out reporting on the AFLW Bulldogs thrilling win over the Dees.

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 4 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton: Pride, and a Big Birthday Present

On his 45th birthday (happy birthday, mate!), Yoshi watches the Bulldogs defeat the Blues.

AFLW Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Fremantle: Goal kicking with emotion

Yoshi’s first footy training session for the Osaka Dragons has started to help him learn to read football in a new way. Here is his match report based on his experience of starting to play the game he has been so passionate about.

AFLW Round 5 – Carlton v Western Bulldogs: When the opening act are the headliners

Princes Park delivered the goods as fans witnessed the highest scoring AFLW game so far. Carlton and the Western Bulldogs went goal for goal in a close, free-flowing match.

AFLW Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Fremantle: Excitement and Achievement

With no St Kilda, Yoshi has picked an AFL Women’s team. He sees some parallels between his Bulldogs and himself

AFL Women’s (Practice Match) – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Curtain Raisers No More

Terrific debut piece from Jack Banister who weaves a description of the moment with a description of the game while presenting an understanding of the plight of women’s football.

Almanac Women’s AFL: Call for writers

If you would like to write about women’s footy, please let Yvette know. [I think this is going to be big – JTH]