Growing up in regional Queensland taught Laura Geitz resilience and the value of hard work. Laura joins Sam Squiers to discuss being bullied for her height during school, captaining the Queensland Firebirds and Australian Diamonds and what it means to be a Suncorp Team Girls Ambassador.
Turning setbacks into opportunities has been a consistent part of Ash Brazill’s career. Ash joins Sam Squiers to discuss becoming the first woman to play professional netball and AFL, remaining hopeful in spite of missing out on the Australian Diamonds selection and why her wedding went viral.
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.
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.
Sportette has asked the most influential athletes and administrator their wish for the women in their sport for next year and in five years.
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