This article was written by Kristy Williams, a journalist with a fondness for Simpsons quotes. he Adelaide Strikers returned to the winners list today, with a gritty 22 run win over the seventh placed Melbourne Stars at Casey Fields. While the momentum fluctuated throughout, it was the Strikers who owned the key moments through clear […]
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.
This article was written by Kristy Williams – a journalist with a big love of Simpsons quotes. There are no words to adequately describe the Melbourne Renegades thrilling Super Over win over the Sydney Sixers in Geelong today. It took a cheeky extra run from Sarah Aley on the last ball of the game to […]
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. At around this time last year, as I reflected on 2016, I knew that it had been a watershed 12 months for women in sport. Flash forward and I am reading plenty of articles labelling 2017 the same way.
This story was first written and published for The Roar. One question I have been asked repeatedly over the last two weeks has been, ‘Mary, how do you feel about rugby league finally following the AFL and getting a women’s competition of its own’. I always chuckle to myself when I get asked this question […]
This story was first written for and published by The Roar. For lovers of cricket it’s very lucky that the completion of the Women’s Ashes was just the start of a long summer of cricket ahead. The third instalment of the Women’s Big Bash League starts this Saturday with four games to be played in […]
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. On Wednesday, as I watched the Australian Jillaroos smash the Canada Ravens, I realised I was exhausted. Between the Women’s Rugby League World Cup, the women’s Ashes, the Matildas in the midst of a two-game friendly series against China, the W-League and the WNBL, […]
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. In an unbelievable performance, England has defeated Australia by four wickets in the final T20 in Manuka, levelling the women’s Ashes series 8-8. The Southern Stars retain the Ashes, as they won the last series, but this will be little consolation for an Australian […]
This article was first written for and published by The Roar. Coming into the Women’s Ashes this year, England and Australia were ranked one and two in the world. It comes as no surprise then that this really has been a very tightly contested Ashes series, with England bouncing back yesterday to win the second […]
This piece was first written for and published for the Roar. Last night the Women’s Ashes continued, with the first of three T20s being played at North Sydney Oval in front of a crowd well in excess of 5,000. This T20 saw the Australian team defeat the English team by six wickets and in doing […]