Summer concludes with Rose Bowl brilliance

This article was first written and published by the Roar.  This Sunday, the Australian women’s cricket team will play in their final game for the summer when they take on the New Zealand White Ferns in game three of the Rose Bowl series. It’s been an exceptionally successful series for the Aussie women, who reclaimed […]

About time we spoke about equal pay for elite female athletes

This article was first written and published for the Roar.  While there are times when our major sporting codes are in competition with each other for fans, sponsorship dollars and media attention, for the most part, I believe that our codes have an opportunity to work together, learn from each other and share ideas to […]

Beth Mooney: The stuff heroes are made of

This article was first written and published for the Roar.  So much of the narrative around men’s sport is centred around the idea of a hero. The men who take the field each week to represent our favourite sporting teams are stereotypically known as tough, brave, physical, confident and are held up as heroes to the […]

WBBL semi finals – get to Drummoyne Oval!

This article was first written and published for the Roar.  The WBBL semi-finals are upon us and tomorrow the Brisbane Heat will play the Sydney Thunder followed by the Melbourne Renegades taking on the reigning champions, the Sydney Sixers at Drummoyne Oval. The winners of each game will meet in the final next Saturday at […]

WBBL update: Ellyse is Perry, Perry good

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  With WBBL semi-finals just over a week away, five teams remain in contention for the top four spots being the Sydney Sixers, Sydney Thunder, Brisbane Heat, Melbourne Renegades and Perth Scorchers. Unfortunately for the Melbourne Stars, Hobart Hurricanes and Adelaide Strikers, their WBBL04 campaigns will […]

Five teams remain in contention as WBBL hits halfway mark

This story was first written and published for The Roar. Happy new year women’s sports fans! While it may be the start of a new year, we are certainly not at the beginning of my favourite domestic cricket competition – the WBBL. With just under a month to go until the final on the 26th […]

WBBL returns to North Sydney Oval

This article was first written and published by the Roar. The fourth edition of the Women’s Big Bash League got underway last weekend and after the results, I think it’s clear that it is going to be a very competitive season. There were upsets – most notably the Melbourne Stars defeating the Sydney Sixers by […]

WBBL set to begin with a bang in Melbourne

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  On the weekend the Australian Women’s Cricket team beat England in the final of the ICC World T20 Tournament which has taken place in the Caribbean over the last month. With an eight-wicket win in the final, the Australians were comprehensive victors and now finally […]

Aussie women set for finals showdown against England

This article was first written and published for The Roar. With a 71-run win over the West Indies Women’s team, the Australian Women’s Cricket team will play in their fifth consecutive ICC T20 World Cup match on Sunday morning. Leading into the match, the big question on everyone’s lips was ‘will Alyssa Healy be playing?’ […]