“It’s for every player”: how walking netball fosters a lifelong love of the game

Start with netball—fast and physical and loved by millions. Then tweak the rules so there’s no running and no jumping. Intrigued? You should be. Di Hodgson laughs when asked how long she’s played netball for. “Probably 100 years,” she says. The 47-year-old from Knox has been playing running netball since she was a teenager. She …

Why Pride Rounds in amateur adult sport will always be important

Fitzroy FC player Kirsty Marshall writes on her experience playing in a Pride Game and what this kind of celebration and visibility means to her. On Sunday the 2nd of May, Fitzroy Football Club and Melbourne University Women’s Football Club came together to compete in the first ever official Pride Game in the Victorian Amateur …

Belinda Clark on advancing gender equality in Cricket’s Next Innings

Cricket Australia has recently released its ‘The Next Innings: Accelerating Female Participation’ strategy and Australian cricket legend Belinda Clark guides us through it. In an ongoing commitment to continue to drive gender equity in cricket, Cricket Australia recently released ‘The Next Innings: Accelerating Female Participation’ strategy.  The new strategy outlines ‘the unique challenges of expanding …