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.

Camaraderie will win Nationals

This story was written by and kindly shared by Leesa Hamilton. Ash Hewson’s enviable sporting CV is matched by her passion for the game and her teammates Ash Hewson may be rugby’s answer to Ellyse Perry – she’s represented her country in rugby, cricket, soccer, touch and athletics – but she’s not getting complacent about […]

Introducing the Wallaroos

What a very special day last Thursday was for women’s sport. First, the AFL announced the teams that were successful in their bids for a licence to have a women’s team in the inaugural women’s competition in 2017.  Celebrations then officially began at the Fremantle Dockers, the Melbourne Demons, Carlton Football Club, the GWS Giants, […]

Tonight we are #strongerasone

It has been many years since the Wallabies have been able to capture the hearts and imagination of the Australian public in such a way. In fact, I can’t really remember the last time I saw the country rally around our men in green and gold in such a powerful way. What’s the reason? Is […]