The time to rise women’s football up

Emerging Sports Writer Lauren McIntosh speaks with football trailblazer Helen Tyrikos about opportunities the sport has leading up to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Growing up Helen Tyrikos lived in a household where the round ball was religion. Now the Head of Women’s Football of the National Premier League (NPL) club, Heidelberg United, her …

Bending the narrative: how film & TV makes women’s sport visible

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Lauren McIntosh shares the unusual, yet valid avenue through which she was exposed to, and grew to love, women’s sport. Do you remember the first time you laced up your ballet slippers? Passed a netball? Witnessed someone execute that impossible kick? For me I remember all three. From being influenced …

Announcing the successful applicants for the Football Victoria X Siren Emerging Sports Writer Program

With the generous support of Football Victoria, Siren is excited to offer three Emerging Sports Writer Programs for women wanting to work in sports media. Yes, you read that right, we are announcing THREE successful applicants today for the next round of the Siren Emerging Sports Writer Program thanks to the support of Football Victoria! …