This article was written by Nicole Hunt. So we’re deep into the business end of the Australian Open with the finals just around the corner. I’ve reached that point where I can feel it drawing to a close but I’m not ready for it to end. Case in point – Thursday saw one of the finest tennis […]
This article was written by Lyn Gannon, Platinum Cronulla Sharks Member and Secretary of the Cronulla Sharks Member’s Council. In just over 40 days the circus comes back to town. Well the NRL Rugby League premiership circus that is- with all the joy and excitement you felt as a child. Just like the circus of old, […]
This article was written by Nicole Hunt. The first grand slam of 2018 has reached the quarter finals after week one featured some cracking matches. Boy did it deliver! There have been so many highlights in an amazing week of upsets and epics it was impossible to pick a favourite. The women’s singles draw suffered […]
This article was written by Nicole Hunt. There’s barely a year that goes by that the attention of the tennis world doesn’t turn to the subject of the Australian Open weather – and where there’s mention of the weather, there’s mention of the extreme heat policy.
After the day’s play had concluded and the evening session had yet to begin, I saw Destanee Aiava and her family at the coffee shop outside Rod Laver Arena. Destanee was flanked by friends who appeared to be supporting her on unsteady feet. An hour or so before, the 17yr old Australian was on centre […]
This article was first written by Nicole Hunt. The summer of tennis has started already and so the season begins for 2018. A clean slate for some. For others the defence of rankings points and tournament titles. Gilles Muller, a 34 yr old left hander from Luxembourg, is the proud owner of two ATP titles. […]
I didn’t think it was possible to love a jersey so much. This is my very special jersey worn by Clint Gutherson during the Parramatta Eels National Rugby League Club match against the Wests Tigers Rugby League Football Pty Ltd earlier this year. The rest of these jerseys are being auctioned off to raise money for the […]
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. WNBL Finals Finals are […]
This article was written by Stephen Mortimer. With the inaugural WNRL season about to become a reality, what can be done to ensure its international growth. The RLWC showed that there is plenty of interest at a grassroots level, at a social media level, at a broadcast level and a corporate sponsorship level.