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Profiles

Is the World Cup Farewell for Diamonds Captain Laura Geitz?

Laura Geitz is the inspirational leader of the Diamonds but is she set to retire after the Netball World Cup? She talks to Sportette ahead of the tournament

Diamonds Coach Courting Success

Lisa Alexander has led the Diamonds to a 19 game winning streak but the World Cup will prove their biggest test. The coach has left no stone unturned to prepare.

Dear Me, There’s something I have to tell you

Paralympian, author & founder of “Join the Revolution” campaign Jessica Salamati (nee Smith) is on a mission to empower young women. In a moving and gripping letter she sends a powerful message to her younger self.

Melissa Barbieri’s Fight to be Mother and Matilda

When Melissa Barbieri became a mother, she had no idea she’d have to fight a system just to play again. Now, at 35, she’s headed for her 4th World Cup.

Surfing’s Girl Next Door – Laura Enever

Surfer Laura Enever is a self-confessed adrenalin junkie chasing big waves & big thrills in & out of the water, yet has her feet firmly on the ground.

Punch’n Jude

The entertaining and uplifting story of the 45 year old actress from Mudgee who became a World Boxing Champion.

Balancing Motherhood and Elite Cycling

Ruth Corset is the National Road Series champion but it’s motherhood that’s been the ride of her life. She tells us how she balances family, life and bikes.

Will Basketball Change its Parenting Policy?

Abby Bishop is back in the Opals squad after being forced out because of BA’s controversial policy. Will it change? We catch up with the star following an incredible year both on & off the court.

Swimming’s Daredevil Pioneer

She challenged men to races, would dive from heights in a burning bag, was a daredevil, an adrenalin junkie and the year was 1906. Meet Australian swimming pioneer Beatrice Kerr.

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