For the love of the game: Melbourne Rebels coach Alana Thomas on Super W, coaching, and playing for Australia.

Alana Thomas loves the camaraderie of rugby. The former Wallaroo and inaugural coach of the Melbourne Rebels Super W team spoke with Siren about her love for the sport, her own playing days and how she got into coaching, as well as why professional development opportunities for women in sport are so crucial and why …

A rebel like her: how a strong culture is driving the Melbourne Rebels

The morning we’d arranged to talk, Melbourne Rebels co-captain, Meretiana Robinson was on a roof. Far from a damsel in distress story, it’s actually the quintessential women in sport story. Robinson is a roof plumber by trade who devotes her nights and weekends to rugby, playing for the Melbourne Rebels in the Super W.  From …