Tonight is Pie Night! All Welcome!


Join us for a traditional ‘Footy Pie Night’ tonight (May 30) as we come together to celebrate the women’s game as well as our passion for writing on it at the Almanac. Everyone is welcome – Almanackers, families, friends, supporters of women’s footy and supporters of hot pies and cold drinks!


Date: May 30

Time: 6pm-8pm (panel discussion will begin at 6.30pm)

Where: Fitzroy Bowls Club, 578 Brunswick St, Fitzroy North, VIC 3068

Tickets: $20 – click here to purchase.
Ticket includes some pies and sausage rolls and a drink plus the panel.


The event will feature a panel on the writing & media coverage of the women’s game from AFLW’s inception to what’s happening in the current VFLW season and wider issues in the landscape of women’s sports coverage.


The mighty women of the West. The 2018 AFLW Premiers, The Western Bulldogs. Photo: Kasey Symons


Our esteemed guests on the panel have all been contributors to The Footy Almanac and have fantastic experience in their fields as writers and athletes:


Kate O’Halloran: Writer and sports journalist at The Guardian


Kirby Fenwick: Writer, creator of The First Friday in February audio documentary, contributor to Balancing Acts: Women in Sport recently published by Brow Books.


Kendra Heil: Athlete, artist and current VFLW player for Essendon FC


Lucy Watkin: Writer, co-host of the Credit to the Girls podcast and current VFLW player for Melbourne University


The panel will be hosted by our Women’s Football editor, Kasey Symons.


Tickets for the night are only $20 and include some pies and sausage rolls and a drink.


Purchase tickets here.


This event will be a great chance to catch up with fellow women’s footy enthusiasts and Almanackers for a chat, as well as hear from some incredible women doing great work on and off the field in the women’s game.




Thank you to the Fitzroy Bowls Club for supporting this event.


  1. Yvette Wroby says

    So excited.

  2. See you there!

  3. Kasey Symons says

    I can’t wait! This is going to be such a great night and I’m so looking forward to talking to these four fab women as well as catching up with my fellow Almanackers! See you there :)

  4. What a fantastic event! I am sharing with the team at Reclink Australia!! Thanks :)
    Miriam Wallace
    Media & Comms Manager
    Reclink Australia

  5. John Butler says

    See you all tonight. :)

    Looking forward to it.

  6. E.regnans says

    See you there.
    Carna pies…!

  7. Rick Kane says

    Tickets at the door?

  8. Yes, tickets at the door. Kids free.

  9. John Butler says

    A great night. Well done Kasey, Yvette, and The Almanac.

    And, of course, the panel. :)

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