With the holiday season fast approaching, make every women’s sports loving friend and family member happy with a gift that also supports women in sport!
We’ve gathered some of our favourite gift ideas to share with you, from what we’ve seen and loved around the women’s sport space. We know women’s sports merchandise is hard to come by, but there are a lot of people out there creating cool things to fill the void, so if there’s something out there we’ve missed, tag us on Twitter (@siren_sport) and we’ll get it out there! And don’t forget to check out Siren’s own merchandise, available right here.
Women in Sport Gear:
Who wouldn’t want a Matildas jersey this holiday season?! Something special for the football fan in the lead up to 2023!
Grab a cap from your WBBL side! A great gift to suit the summer!
Our friends over at League Tees have some great shirts available that celebrate women in sport and the moments that make being fans of women’s sport so special.
The Carlton Draft
An independent sports apparel brand, TCD creates designs that celebrate the humor and pop culture references with a mostly Aussie rules footy flavour. They have some AFLW themed items that feature cult figures in the league.
Darebin Women’s Sports Club
The Darcy Vescio ‘The Mark of a Good Woman’ designed tee is still available through the Darebin Football Club.
Ladies Who League/Legspin
Our superstar Siren Collaborator Ladies Who League has a variety of t-shirts and mugs that support Mary’s great work.
The Pick and Roll
The team behind some of the best basketball coverage out there also make fun fan shirts like this one for all us Ezi Magbegor fans!
Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League by Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo
This book details the groundbreaking story of the National Women’s Football League in the US, and the players whose spirit, rivalries, and tenacity changed the legacy of women’s sports forever from two experts and champions of women’s sport themselves.
Clearing Boundaries: The Rise of Australian Women’s Cricket by Fiona Bollen with Matt Bonser.
A curated collection of stories – covering memorable series, matches, innings, spells and moments – celebrates generations of pioneers across five distinct eras. Presenting over 220 images, it is the first illustrated book dedicated to Australian women’s cricket. It makes a beautiful gift and a lovely coffee table book.
Victress: Women who paved the way in Australian Sport by Corinne Hall and Michael Randall
This book is an ode to some of Australia’s most cherished female athletes who, not just through achievements in their chosen sport, but through their unwavering conviction and commitment to women’s sport, blazed a trail for their sisterhood. It’s a great read for all ages.
My Story: A life in basketball and beyond by Lauren Jackson
One of our favourite basketballers was acknowledged this year as the first Australian woman in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. An outstanding achievement. Learn all about her hoop life in her great biography.
ALL IN by Billie Jean King
An intimate self-portrait encompassing the life, times, and career of one of the most transformative individuals—let alone athletes—of recent times.
Sam Kerr: Kicking Goals #2 — A New Knight by Sam Kerr and Fiona Harris
Sam Kerr’s new book is out December 1 in time for the holidays and is the perfect gift for all the junior readers out there.
Bowl the Maidens Over: Our First Women Cricketers by Louise Zedda-Sampson
Using reports, letters and advertisements from local and metropolitan newspapers, Bowl the Maidens Over reconstructs the story of the historic first game of women’s cricket in Australia and the challenges faced by the women after news of their exploits reached beyond their local community.
Subscriptions and Patreons:
Her Way is a women’s sport online magazine created by 11-year-old Abbie. They are now offering annual subscriptions for just $24! A great gift that supports a great cause!
Memberships are a great way to show support for your team as well as making an excellent gift. Check out your team to see if they have membership options that support their women’s teams.
Right now WNBL, NRLW, AFLW membership packages are on sale.