The Grand Final Comedy Debate is the premier AFL endorsed event during the 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final week, featuring outstanding Australian comedians and the presentation of the Football Woman of the Year Award, Community Award and Emerging Leader Award.


football woman of the year awards

Now in its 20th year, the Football Woman of the Year Awards recognise women who have made significant contributions to the game of Australian Rules Football. If you know someone you would like to nominate or if you would like to nominate yourself click the link below for more details.

Nominations close 30th July 2017



The Essendon Women's Network (EWN) is a coterie group who support the women of Essendon and raise funds for the club.


Scroll through images from last year’s Grand Final Comedy Debate. 


This event is one of the highlights of Grand Final week. The entertainment is first class and it's a great way to spend an afternoon with your colleagues whilst supporting women in football


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