Georgie Rowe-ing her way to Tokyo

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  eorgie Rowe has already achieved plenty in the sport of rowing. In 2016 she was crowned a national champion at the Australian Indoor Rowing Championships and in 2018 made her debut for the Australian Rowing team in the women’s eight for the World Rowing […]

Courtney Hancock becomes Australia’s greatest female ocean athlete

This article was first written for and published by the Roar. Increasingly sport is being viewed as an entertainment concept, and in recent years we have seen many sports experiment with changes to bring added levels of excitement to fans. In Australia we’ve seen Cricket Australia introduce the Big Bash, the AFL experimented with AFLX, […]

Aussie Spirit wait 12 years to continue Olympic dream

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  The last time softball was contested at an Olympics Games was 12 years ago in 2008 in Beijing. Only two members of the current Aussie Spirit squad participated in those Olympic Games: captain Stacey Porter and Justine Smethurst.

The personal motivation fuelling Aussie women at the Sydney sevens

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  After finishing fourth over the weekend in Hamilton, the Australian women head into the Sydney leg of the world sevens tournament ranked second behind New Zealand. Shannon Parry is one of the players hoping to compete this weekend, particularly given this is the team’s […]

Hockeyroos ready for Pro League challenge

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  Please note that Mary sits on the board of Hockey Australia. The Hockeyroos begin their journey towards Tokyo this weekend with the start of the FIH Pro League. With matches scheduled in both Sydney and Perth over the next month, Australia have the opportunity […]

Lana Rogers wins maiden IronWoman crown

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  On Sunday, the final event of the 2019-2020 Nutri-Grain IronWoman series will take place at North Cronulla beach. Several talented women will be competing, but the overall outcome has already been determined.

Aussie Stingers begin Olympic preparations with USA grudge matches

This article was first written and published for the Roar.  The Aussie Stingers’ preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games begins this week, with a series of three Test matches against arch-rivals the United States of America. The last series of games for the Australian women’s water polo team before the Olympics will be held on […]

A women’s baseball league is coming to Australia

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  As a Sydney-sider who loves sport, I’m someone who has many favourite sporting teams across a variety of codes. When you ask me who I support, you’ll often get quite a long answer and any possible combination of the Parramatta Eels, GWS Giants, Giants Netball, […]