Fencing and Freedom

French Foil Fencer Ysaora Thibus’ words are just as mighty as her sword as she talks about social justice and lifting up her fellow women in sport. “I feel free when I fence.”  Ysaora Thibus, the current sixth world ranked foil fencer tells me over Zoom and the expression on her face shares a knowing …

Tait Mackrill on the AFLW benchmark rising, the Giants’ midfield depth and persistence

It’s been a tumultuous year, to say the least. Australia heralded the new year with half the country on fire, and as we began to find some normalcy—normalcy for many meaning heading to the footy on the weekend and dissecting the games during the week—everything suddenly stopped. We’ve heard from many perspectives: AFLW players who …