Aussie women dominate in the West Indies

This article was first written for and published by The Roar.  It’s been a good start to a marathon summer for the Australian women’s cricket team, who will now leave the West Indies after clean-sweeping the three-game ODI series to begin preparations for their home tour against Sri Lanka. The Aussie women were dominant in […]

Australia retain the Ashes despite a tinge of sadness

This article was first written for and published by The Roar.  Early on Monday morning the sole Test match in the Women’s Ashes was declared a draw in Taunton. With that declaration, the Australian women’s cricket team can officially celebrate retaining the Ashes with the team holding an 8-2 lead in the series heading into […]

New faces and experienced hands as Aussie Ashes defence goes red ball

This article was first written for and published by The Roar.  Tonight the Australian Women’s cricket team re-commence their fight to retain the Ashes when the first (and only) Test begins in Taunton. Australia head into this Test in a strong position holding a 6-0 lead in the series. For Australia to retain the Ashes, […]

Who will open for the Aussie women in the Ashes?

This article was first written and published for the Roar. The Australian women’s cricket team have touched down in the United Kingdom ahead of their 2019 Ashes defence, which begins on 2 July. The Ashes was last contested in 2017, Australia retaining the urn after the series ended in a draw, with both teams finishing […]

Player movement in women’s cricket positive for the sport

This article was first written and published for The Roar. On Monday some announcements were made in the women’s cricket space which will result in the biggest shake up I have seen since I started closely following the game. Let’s begin with the WBBL where it was announced on Monday that Nicola Carey has signed […]

James Faulkner’s gaffe demonstrated a lack of awareness

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  Words matter, and this week, Australian cricketer James Faulkner was reminded of just how visible his words are. On Monday evening, Faulkner shared a post on Instagram where he was photographed with his mum and what has subsequently been revealed to be his roommate. The […]

What’s in a name?

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  A couple of weeks ago I met someone at a function. From the outset it was clear that we both had a mutual interest in sport, particularly cricket. He asked me who my favourite Australian cricketer was.