Tag: women in sport

How culture led the Firebirds to back to back championships

Today I watched the Firebirds win back to back titles in the ANZ Championship Netball League.  I saw them win last year as well and thought that was a heart stopping game, but today took it up another notch.  Scores were level at the end of the game, and level again at the end of […]

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 seeΒ the Brisbane Lions awarded the Queensland licence.Β  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 […]