Women’s sport weekly wrap: All about participation in league and rugby

This story was first written and published for The Roar. When our major sports talk about establishing women’s competitions, one of the key words is sustainability. It’s important that we aim to develop competitions that are exciting, marketable and that feature exceptional talent, but the core obligation must be to ensure our competitions are sustainable. […]

Women’s Sport Weekly Wrap: Here come the Wallaroos

This story was first written for and published by The Roar Sports. It has been an absolutely remarkable week for the Matildas, who are currently in the United States competing in the Tournament of Nations against three of the top ten best female football teams in the world: Japan, the United States and Brazil. Last […]

Women’s Sport Weekly Wrap: Can 7s and VXs co-exist

This story was first written for and published by The Roar. Each week in preparation for writing this piece, I spent half an hour each morning scouring the news looking for my favourite stories in women’s sport. So when Roarers comment that I have missed something, in some circumstances it’s me making a choice to […]

Alicia Quirk: Rio bound

Get ready Australia.  History is going to happen in August this year when rugby sevens takes the stage at the Rio Olympics. But before we get there – we need squads. ICYMI, it was yesterday that Australia named its squads for the men’s and women’s rugby sevens at Rio.