Profiling Kelly Defina

Continuing our profiles of women in sports photography, Siren’s Deakin University intern Brielle Quigley introduces us to photographer Kelly Defina. After starting her career in fashion, Kelly Defina swapped runways for muddy fields and long, hot days spent courtside anticipating when the magic would happen, and magic it is. With an uncanny ability to read …

Women’s Rugby Looks to a Post-Covid Plan

By Jill Scanlon With the initial disruption caused by Covid-19 beginning to subside, the primary focus for sport is now on how to move forward. Not unexpectedly most of the chatter has been on the men’s game but what of the future of the women’s competitive sporting landscape in Australia? Most organisations are reviewing their …

10 women’s sport documentaries and films to add to your must watch list

By Megan Brewer With all the anticipation and hype around the new documentary, The Last Dance we thought it would be a great time to look at some documentaries and films that focus on women in sport. It’s no surprise that alongside low mainstream media representation, there are very few sporting documentaries featuring women.  ESPN’s …

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 …

Five Women in Sport podcasts* you should subscribe to

*not hosted by Siren co-founders We love listening to podcasts. We love listening to podcasts about sport. We love listening to podcasts about sport by women. Here are five of our favourites. The Forward Line This is a women in sport podcast that comes from a slightly different perspective. The Forward Line is hosted by …