womens sport

Kerr pipped for Asian Player and Ballon D'or awards

Kerr pipped for Asian Player and Ballon D'or awards

Sam Kerr has been edged by Japanese superstar Saki Kumagai and US World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe for the AFC Player of the Year and Ballon D'or awards respectively. 3 Dec 2019
STATS what we're talking about: W-League Round 2 milestones

STATS what we're talking about: W-League Round 2 milestones

All the league leaders and milestones from our resident statistician Justin Carlier in a week where Princess Ibini became the youngest player to ever reach 50 appearances. 26 Nov 2019
'If you can't see it, you can't be it': Blowing the whistle for female referees

'If you can't see it, you can't be it': Blowing the whistle for female referees

Many say refereeing is the toughest gig in football. 18 Nov 2019
The Women's Game's W-League Predictions!

The Women's Game's W-League Predictions!

Whether you're a tipper, a better or just like to seem smart in front of your mates, here's our expert predictions for the upcoming W-League season. 14 Nov 2019
3 Things We Learned: Matildas v Chile

3 Things We Learned: Matildas v Chile

Two out of two ain't bad. But perhaps it's not that great either. Or are our expectations too high? Lots of questions posed by the Matildas 1-0 win over Chile, here are some of our answers. 12 Nov 2019
10 explosive W-League stars you need to watch this season

10 explosive W-League stars you need to watch this season

An AFL Champion, junior hockey and the W-League's very own 'Sister Act'. The upcoming season has all the ingredients for a very spicy summer. As always, there are an abundance of fantastic stories to follow and superstars to watch. 12 Nov 2019
3 Things We Learned: Matildas v Chile

3 Things We Learned: Matildas v Chile

We all know Sam Kerr scores goals, but what did we learn from the Matildas 2-1 win over their familiar Chile opponents? Let's find out... 9 Nov 2019
10 ways to explain (to a sexist mate) that women's sport deserves equal pay

10 ways to explain (to a sexist mate) that women's sport deserves equal pay

Whether you're AFL, football, union, league, tennis, golf, surfing or professional curling, the recent Matildas equal pay decision is a landmark moment for pay equality in sport. But to a lot of people, it seems completely unjustified. Here's what you should tell them. 9 Nov 2019
Ultimate W-League Team Previews: Brisbane Roar

Ultimate W-League Team Previews: Brisbane Roar

A revamped and ready-to-roll Brisbane Roar are looking to build on last season's success with new head coach Jake Goodship. 5 Nov 2019
'Her record speaks for itself': Canberra cement incredible attacking lineup with former Bayern Munich star

'Her record speaks for itself': Canberra cement incredible attacking lineup with former Bayern Munich star

Former Bayern Munich and current NWSL and W-League star, Katie Stengel, has joined Canberra United on a one-year loan from Utah Royals. 4 Nov 2019
'I'm enjoying the challenge': Foreign star's departure makes way for NPL talent

'I'm enjoying the challenge': Foreign star's departure makes way for NPL talent

Newcastle Jets have finished their roster with a bang, signing 22-year-old goalkeeper Nicole Simonsen to battle Claire Coelho for the number one spot. 3 Nov 2019
3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Vietnam

3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Vietnam

Phew, well that's one way to do it. Bogged down by one of the worst pitches we've come across, the Young Matildas left it until late to snatch a 1-0 win against Vietnam and scrape into the AFC U/19 Championship semi-finals. 2 Nov 2019
'Parents are sick and tired': The exorbitant fees destroying grassroots football

'Parents are sick and tired': The exorbitant fees destroying grassroots football

As the dust settles on the news that Geelong Galaxy United and Southern United won’t have Football Victoria NPLW seniors in 2020, fingers inevitably are being pointed in all different directions. 2 Nov 2019
Independent W-League: The 'imperatives' for professional women's football

Independent W-League: The 'imperatives' for professional women's football

The W-League contributes a tiny fraction of FFA's overall revenue. But if the game can't improve without professional players, how can it secure professional wages? 1 Nov 2019
De Vanna on target as Fiorentina hit top-four

De Vanna on target as Fiorentina hit top-four

Lisa De Vanna has scored her second Fiorentina goal overnight in the Italian giant's 2-1 win over cellar-dwellers Tavagnacco. 13 Oct 2019
From AFLW to WBBL to W-League, 'Code-switching athletes' days are numbered'

From AFLW to WBBL to W-League, 'Code-switching athletes' days are numbered'

If you're tossing up between AFLW, WBBL, NRLW or W-League, you better choose fast. Adelaide coach Ivan Karlovic believes your time is running out. 13 Oct 2019