Tag: women in sport

AFL Women’s League – what a game changer!

The announcement of the inaugural eight teams to compete in the AFL National Women’s League in 2017 has been made, and its fantastic to see the Brisbane Lions awarded the Queensland licence.  It’s clear that Queensland women love their AFL, we have the highest rate of female AFL participation in the country – 33% of the […]

Why I’m proud to be a Woman of the Pride

I’m honored to have been invited to join the board of the Brisbane Lions Australian Football Club and looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of the game of AFL in Queensland. Below is a transcript of the presentation I delivered at the inaugural Women of the Pride lunch last […]

An Epic first season with Brisbane Heat WBBL

The season is over for our Epic Brisbane Heat WBBL team, and while they didn’t make the WBBL01 finals it’s hard to view our initial foray into supporting women’s cricket as anything other than an outstanding success. WBBL matches have drawn fantastic crowds around the country, in addition to such strong TV audience numbers that […]