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, […]

Vote 1: Women’s Sport

This article was first written and published for The Roar. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, most of you will be well aware that a federal election is happening tomorrow. I’ve found it exceptionally difficult to decide who to vote for. And when you’re having trouble deciding, people always advise […]

Big questions ahead of Super Netball 2019

This article was first written and published for The Roar. Heading into the third season of Australia’s premier netball competition, there are plenty of questions to answer. Can the Sunshine Coast Lightning take out the competition for the third year in a row? Following Sharni Layton’s departure from Collingwood at the end of last season to […]

Time for netball to step up

This article was first written and published for The Roar. Last week NSW Swifts coach Briony Akle wrote a piece for Player’s Voicewhich has received plenty of media attention this week. In the article, Briony acknowledges what many of us already know: when it comes to women’s sport, netball has been a leader for many years.

Women’s sport is ready to sell

This article was written by Natalie Akle. Every female athlete’s dream of achieving equality with their male counterparts isn’t as far out of reach as we thought. In fact, according to new research, women’s sport has the broad engagement, influence and value that appeals to mass audiences.  

#TeamGirls Cup determines the 2019 Super Netball is anyone’s game

This article was written by Natalie Akle. Eight Super Netball teams had the opportunity to test run their pre-season training at the inaugural Suncorp #TeamGirls Cup over the weekend. The three-day tournament, held at the brand-new Queensland State Netball Centre, allowed the netballers to showcase their skills ahead of the 2019 Super Netball.

Naomi Osaka: The champion with a story

This article was written by Nicole Hunt.  On Saturday night in front of a roaring crowd both Petra Kvitova and Naomi Osaka each walked onto Rod Laver Arena for the women’s singles final with a story. Osaka’s story was more recent and perhaps fresher in the minds of those watching.  The 21 year old was […]

Changing of the guard at the Australian Open

This article was written by Nicole Hunt – live from the Australian Open.   Just after 11pm Sunday night John McEnroe interviewed Stefanos Tsitsipas after the 20 year old had beaten Roger Federer on Rod Laver Arena.  It wasn’t the first upset result on Sunday in either the mens or the womens draws, but it was […]

Spot the Alex at the Australian Open

This article was written by Nicole Hunt. There’s only one sign you need if you want to cheer from the stands at Melbourne Park this week.  ‘Go Alex!’  There’s a whole brigade of Alexes winning second round matches this week and most of them are Australian. Let’s start with the one that’s not Australian, German […]