This article was written by Nicole Hunt. There’s barely a year that goes by that the attention of the tennis world doesn’t turn to the subject of the Australian Open weather – and where there’s mention of the weather, there’s mention of the extreme heat policy.
After the day’s play had concluded and the evening session had yet to begin, I saw Destanee Aiava and her family at the coffee shop outside Rod Laver Arena. Destanee was flanked by friends who appeared to be supporting her on unsteady feet. An hour or so before, the 17yr old Australian was on centre […]
This article was first written by Nicole Hunt. The summer of tennis has started already and so the season begins for 2018. A clean slate for some. For others the defence of rankings points and tournament titles. Gilles Muller, a 34 yr old left hander from Luxembourg, is the proud owner of two ATP titles. […]
I didn’t think it was possible to love a jersey so much. This is my very special jersey worn by Clint Gutherson during the Parramatta Eels National Rugby League Club match against the Wests Tigers Rugby League Football Pty Ltd earlier this year. The rest of these jerseys are being auctioned off to raise money for the […]
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. New year. New diary. 2017 may have been a ‘watershed’ year for women in sport, but I am confident 2018 will be even better. Here are some of the events underlined in my diary featuring women in sport this year. WNBL Finals Finals are […]
This article was written by Stephen Mortimer. With the inaugural WNRL season about to become a reality, what can be done to ensure its international growth. The RLWC showed that there is plenty of interest at a grassroots level, at a social media level, at a broadcast level and a corporate sponsorship level.
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. At around this time last year, as I reflected on 2016, I knew that it had been a watershed 12 months for women in sport. Flash forward and I am reading plenty of articles labelling 2017 the same way.
This article was written by Melissa Muscat – Parramatta Eels Members Councillor and Parramatta Eels member. Merry Christmas to all who celebrate and Happy Holidays to those who don’t. Hopefully everyone had a feast of food and family or friend gatherings. Now that the festivities and silly season are starting to subside, we finally have […]
This story was first written for and published by The Roar. On December 6, 2017, the National Rugby League changed forever – and for the better – with a historic announcement regarding changes to the elite women’s program. Led by Yvonne Sampson, the announcement was made by John Grant and Todd Greenberg, while Ruan Sims […]
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. It’s true what they say – there is no rugby league offseason. No matter the time of year there’s always something to keep us entertained whether it be signing news, announcements from our clubs or movements at rugby league central. But tonight once the […]