2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours for Women in Sport

Congratulations to these wonderful women who received Queen’s Birthday honours this year for their contribution to sports, athletics, active recreation and dance. Among these women are Olympians, athletes, coaches, administrators, volunteers and community leaders who work tirelessly in their field. We thank them for their contribution and for being outstanding role models for women in …

Profiling By the White Line: photographer Rachel Bach

I remember the first time I met Rachel Bach. I attended the book launch event for ‘Never Say Die: The Hundred-Year Overnight Success of Australian Women’s Football’ by Lee McGowan and Fiona Crawford late last year at Heidelberg United FC in Melbourne. The event was expertly hosted by the amazing Helen Tyrikos, Heidelberg United FC’s …

Women in Research: Katie Taylor and women’s American football history

I had the immense pleasure of meeting Katie Taylor three years ago at the International Football History conference in Manchester.  This conference hosts academics and historians who are researching any code of football, though the program is usually dominated by scholars investigating the histories of the world game. I went along to this conference for …