Women’s sport weekly wrap: Jillaroos crush Cook Islands

This story was first written for and published by The Roar. The Women’s Rugby League World Cup has finally arrived, with the first three matches taking place yesterday. With teams from Australia, Canada, the Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and England competing, there is representation from all over the rugby league-playing world. We […]

Women’s World Cup significant for many reasons

This story was first written for and published by NRL.com.  Yesterday when the Kiwi Ferns and the Canada Ravens took the field at Southern Cross Group Stadium, they made history. Later on when the Australian Jillaroos played the Cook Islands Women’s team and the England Women’s team took on the Papua New Guinea Orchids, they […]

Jillaroos to watch at the World Cup

This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. n just six sleeps time, the Australian Jillaroos will run out onto the field at Southern Cross Group Stadium to compete in their first 2017 Women’s Rugby League World Cup game against the Cook Islands. The Jillaroos game will form part of a triple-header celebration […]

Ladies who League: Celebrating the mums

This story was first written for and published by NRL.com. The women’s Rugby League World Cup begins in just 12 sleeps. This week I caught up with the number 1 fans of Kezie Apps, Maddie Studdon and Sammy Bremner – their mums Dawn, Jo-Anne and Maria. Kezie Apps ‘Kezie has this aura – she brings […]

Why I’m excited about the World Cup

This article was first written for NRL.com.  The countdown is officially over and today, the 2017 Rugby League World Cup begins. The opening fixture is one of the most anticipated of the tournament with the Australian Kangaroos taking on England at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium tonight.

Ladies Who League: Season highlights

This article was first written for and published by NRL.com. On Sunday night another remarkable NRL Telstra Premiership season ended with the Melbourne Storm defeating the North Queensland Cowboys 34-6 to be crowned 2017 Premiers. It was one of the oddest grand finals I have ever had to tip. The only outcome I could not […]

Grand Final Day more than a game

This story was first written for and published by NRL.com.  Rugby league family – this is it. We made it. On Sunday a spectacular season will conclude when the Melbourne Storm take on the North Queensland Cowboys in this year’s NRL Grand Final. I have some fond (and some not so fond) memories of grand […]

Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do

This story was written by Melissa Muscat – Parramatta Eels member and Members Councillor 2017. So here we are, season over…almost. It’s taken me this long to pen my thoughts after Parra’s finals exit to the Cowboys. I was shattered, like most loyal supporters. It took me till around the Thursday to feel half happy […]