Women’s sport weekly wrap: Success for sevens, Wallaroos squad announced

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In terms of results, it’s certainly been a more positive week for Australian rugby.

It started last Saturday when the Australian Wallabies beat Italy 40-27. Sure, it wasn’t pretty – in fact I would go as far as to say it was ugly – but with late tries to Bernard Foley and Reece Hodge, the Wallabies remain undefeated against the Azzurri. Phew. 

Women’s Sport Weekly Wrap: Good luck to the Wallaroos!

This article was first written for and published by The Roar.

I have a confession to make. Netball has never been a sport I have taken much interest in.

It started in school when during term three my options for sport were hockey or netball. I opted for hockey and throughout my teenage years and into adulthood my interest in hockey meant I never watched netball on television and knew very little about the Australian Diamonds.

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 include news about one sport rather than another, while in other cases it’s because I just haven’t seen the news.