Farewell, Andy Murray

This article was written by Nicole Hunt. Is it possible we’ve seen the biggest story of the Australian Open this year on the very first day? I had never seen anything quite like the events that occurred within Melbourne Arena last night. When Andy Murray walked out to serve in the fifth set of his […]

Preview: Australian Open

This article was written by Nicole Hunt. There’s a new chapter beginning in Australian tennis, both on and off the court.  Melbourne Park, home of the Australian open continues to have the upgrade of all upgrades with amazing new player facilities that make it one of the most advanced tournaments in the world. This week […]

The best women’s sports moments of 2018

This article was first written and published for The Roar. It seems that with each passing year the Australian public becomes more and more invested in women’s sport. For me, that’s the result of several things, including the lack of success of some of our elite men’s teams in recent times. Additionally, given some of […]

2019 Super Netball team welcomes 16-year-old superstar

This article was written by Natalie Akle. You would never guess that high-school student, Matisse Letherbarrow, has been hurled into the deep-end of a promising netball career. The 16-year-old’s relaxed demeanour displays no hint of worry as she juggles her netballing career and her education. The netball superstar trains a minimum of five days a […]

Cate Campbell shines at the Women’s Health ‘Women in Sport’ Awards

This article was first written and published for the Roar. On Wednesday night, Women’s Health held their 8th annual ‘Women in Sport’ Awards at the Hordern Pavillion. Amongst a who’s who of prominent media personalities, advocates for women in sport, athletes and representatives from sporting governing bodies, it was another opportunity for supporters of women’s sport to […]

Return of the WNBL highlights a longtime supporter of women’s sport

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  Tonight the 2018-19 season of the WNBL commences with the Sydney University Flames in action against the University of Canberra Capitals from 7pm. While sports like AFL and cricket have received plenty of attention in recent years for launching their women’s competitions and being at […]

Wendy Tuck makes sail history

This article was first written for and published by The Roar. Last Saturday evening when most Australians were in the middle of their bedtime routines, or perhaps already asleep, on the other side of the world another Australian was making history. On Saturday evening at approximately 10.52pm AEST, Australian sailor Wendy Tuck became the first […]

Women’s World Cups part of strategic bidding plans

This article was first written and published for The Roar. This week the New South Wales government signalled its intention to be a heavy hitter in the sporting event space over the next ten years with a strategic decision announced on Monday to bid for ten world cups in the next ten years. When it […]

Thanks, Sharni Layton

This article was first written and published for The Roar. Growing up, I went to an all-girls school. Each term, different sports would be on offer and if you opted in to playing sport, you had to make a choice. Often girls would switch from one sport to the other, but there was one term […]