Melbourne Vixen Kate Moloney on leadership, playing alongside your heroes and the changing landscape of women’s sport

In the 1930s, the All-Australian Women’s Basketball* Association passed a motion requiring players to be silent during games. Melbourne Vixens’ captain Kate Moloney laughs when I tell her this story.  ‘I wouldn’t have survived,’ she says. Kate Moloney is famously vocal on court, constantly encouraging her teammates. And then there’s her signature point and clap …

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 …