This article was first written and published for The Roar. ‘I do not want to watch cricket anymore.’ ‘How can anyone be proud of our Australian cricket team?’ ‘This incident is emblematic of a culture that has been festering in the Australian cricket team for some time now’. These are all statements that I have […]
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. Yesterday was International Women’s Day, which is always an opportunity to reflect on how far we have come on our journey towards gender equality, but also a reminder of how much work we still have to do. When it comes to sport, we have […]
This story was first written and published by The Roar. This Saturday when the NSW Breakers play the Western Fury in the WNCL Final, the Fury will feature in their first final in 18 years, while incredibly, the Breakers will be playing in their 22nd WNCL final, looking to claim their 19th title. But for […]
This article was first written for and published for The Roar. When I left North Sydney Oval at the conclusion of WBBL03 opening weekend, I did so feeling buzzed for a massive summer of cricket ahead. Following the conclusion of a successful Ashes series for the Australian Women’s Cricket team, the 8725 people that joined […]
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. On Sunday afternoon when the final of WBBL03 is played, it’ll be déjà vu for cricket fans, with the final being contested between the same two clubs as last year – the Sydney Sixers and the Perth Scorchers. To book their place in the […]
This article was written by Kristy Williams – a journalist with a love of Simpsons quotes. The Strikers won another thriller yesterday, sneaking over the line against the Scorchers with a ball to spare at the beautiful Treager Park in Alice Springs. In a shortened 16 over game the Scorchers could only manage 9-87, losing […]
This article was written by Kristy Williams, a journalist with a fondness for Simpsons quotes. he Adelaide Strikers returned to the winners list today, with a gritty 22 run win over the seventh placed Melbourne Stars at Casey Fields. While the momentum fluctuated throughout, it was the Strikers who owned the key moments through clear […]
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.
This article was written by Kristy Williams – a journalist with a big love of Simpsons quotes. There are no words to adequately describe the Melbourne Renegades thrilling Super Over win over the Sydney Sixers in Geelong today. It took a cheeky extra run from Sarah Aley on the last ball of the game to […]
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.