Culture collisions and active support in women’s football

Danielle Warby spoke with Bonny Boles, co-founder of the Melbourne Victory Vikings and Brodie Wales, president of Matildas Active Support about active support in football. Last month, a W-League Melbourne Derby was marred by a group of Melbourne Victory supporters hurling abuse, and a glass bottle, at Melbourne City’s Teagan Micah. So, what does it …

How one photo summed up my World Cup experience

In the latest By The White Line Diaries, Rachel takes us to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the moment that defined her experience. The final whistle blew, and the American players celebrated, as Dutch players dropped to the ground. After shooting the initial reactions, I made my way around the pitch for the …

Serendipity: the first time I photographed the Matildas

In only her fifth match photographing football, Rachel Bach was given the assignment to shoot her first Matildas game. Read about that life changing day. It was June 2016, and I was four games into my photography career. My weekends were carefully planned out, trying to balance both photographing and playing football. There were days …