Sam Squiers catches up with the punk princess of the Australian Netball team, self confessed “bogan” Sharni Layton as she chats about how she almost ended up in a saddle rather than on a court and her empowering message to young girls.
Professional cyclist Lizzie Williams went from Olympic hopeful in Europe to unable to leave the house in Melbourne in the toughest year of her life. Here she tells Sportette about her battle and fight for the sport she loves.
Hard work doesn’t scare Olympic Gold Medallist Kim Brennan, this is the girl who trained the morning of her wedding & in this spine tingling clip you soon begin to realise why she truly is an exceptional athlete.
It’s the moment all footy players dream of, to one day play in the AFL. Little girls have always joined in on that dream and now it’s finally a reality. This new league will redefine the hopes and dreams of all little girls.
These women will inspire, captivate and have you jumping off the couch cheering them on while shouting at the TV. And they’re just a handful of the amazing athletes competing in the green and gold in Rio.
Brianna Davey was forced to quit AFL at a young age but she become an elite athlete in another football code.
Now she’s back and has gone from Matilda to Marquee player for the inaugural Women’s AFL League.
Chloe Esposito is about to embark on her second Olympics in modern pentathlon, a sport she has a strong family history in.
Sevens Olympic Gold Medallist Nicole Beck and journalist Sam Squiers reflect on what’s changed in Women’s Rugby since they first met for a story 8 years ago
Cate Campbell talks to Sportette about sexism, swimming & the family turmoil that rocked her last Olympics – oh and don’t think she’s a ‘nice’ girl.
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