Katie Brown’s NRLW Wishlist

Rugby league expert Katie Brown makes her Siren Sport debut, reflecting on the year that wasn’t for the NRLW and her wishlist for the future. In 2022, an historic women’s rugby league season awaits. For the first time, hundreds of talented athletes can look forward to playing a full season of footy—how exciting! So, with …

The Concussion Conversation: addressing medical inequality

Mary Konstantopoulos talks to physiotherapist Shreya Mcleod about the importance of addressing the medical knowledge gap when it comes to women’s injuries and concussion inequality. When it comes to conversations about fairness and equality for women in sport there are many battlegrounds; access to facilities, the importance of media coverage and of course, pay.  But …

Holli Wheeler: how a ruptured ACL taught her patience

In her second piece as a Siren collaborator, Mary Konstantopoulos spoke with St. George Illawarra’s Holli Wheeler about her return from a torn ACL. Holli Wheeler is just a couple of weeks away from making a full recovery from a ruptured ACL—an injury she sustained whilst competing for the St George Illawarra Dragons at the …

NRLW Season Review

It might have been a short season, but it wasn’t without its hard hits, speed and incredible skill. It’s time for our NRLW season review. This year’s NRLW competition was the season that almost didn’t happen. Like so many codes in this bizarre year, the fate of the women’s competition was clouded with a question …