Devine’s hope to inspire new era of cricket-mad girls
The girl from Tawa who cherished a bat signed by her 2000 World Cup heroes, now wants to spur a new crop of cricketers through her own swashbuckling deeds.
The accidental White Fern and her broken digits
White Fern offspinner Leigh Kasperek is quietly becoming known as one of the world’s best spin bowlers, even though she keeps breaking the tools of her trade.
Mithali Raj: From Lincoln to Bollywood
These days she’s a global superstar with a social media following in the millions who is having a Bollywood movie made about her life. Fair to say a lot has changed since Indian cricket captain Mithali Raj slept in a South Island university dorm.
The fans who women’s sports need to win over
Elite female sporting events will ultimately speak for themselves to fans who need convincing they are worthwhile watching.
Busting the myth: no one watches women’s sport
With one billion people transfixed by the women’s football World Cup, it’s time to bust the myth that no one wants to watch women’s sport.
‘Support Women’s Sport Basin Reserve’ bid stumbles
The crusade to raise $50,000 to rename Wellington’s iconic cricket ground the ‘Support Women’s Sport Basin Reserve’ has fallen short.
Cricketing MP Kiri Allan one of a kind at World Cup
Kiri Allan may be the only woman playing in the Parliamentary Cricket World Cup in London, but the MP is not afraid to face some of the greatest male players the game has seen.
The women who will make the next World Cup happen
The Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 is still 18 months away - but key moves to ensure its success are happening now.
The strategic case for gender equity on sports boards
Introducing gender quotas for sports boards is far from being a nod to political correctness or a tick on some political agenda, says Women in Sport Aotearoa’s Rachel Froggatt.