#50) Leah Wilkinson

#50) Leah Wilkinson

Photo credit: Hockey Wales Alun Wyn Jones, Jess Fishlock, Ryan Giggs, Helen Weston, Sam Warburton, Sarah Thomas - just some of the incredible athletes to have come out of Wales. Each has a multitude of accolades - both individual and team - to their name and each is revered by many in the very highest [...]

#9) #HWC2018

#9) #HWC2018

Sport has a habit of producing special moments. They can be very much personal - i.e. returning from injury or winning a maiden tournament - or they can be cultural, marking a major shift in perceptions. It’s fair to say the 2018 Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup was special for both reasons. In a slight [...]

#2) #ShowUp

#2) #ShowUp

There’s no doubt about it: the noise surrounding women’s sport is the loudest it’s ever been. The column inches, coverage hours, viewing spectators and heroes created have all soared exponentially compared to what they were ten years ago. It’s still embryonic in comparison to their male counterparts, but it’s certainly a solid foundation to build [...]

My Top 10 Sporting Moments – 2017 (Part II)

My Top 10 Sporting Moments – 2017 (Part II)

As another year draws to a close it’s once again time for me to reflect on my favourite memories from the previous 12 months. This year’s list features game changing moments, unadulterated chaos, new faces rising to the top and old ones setting yet more records. So sit back and relax as I take you [...]

After an incredible summer, it’s time to ensure female athletes get the equality they deserve

Just like that, the summer has ended. All of a sudden the days are now duller than watching England at Wembley, the nights longer than Fernando Alonso’s wait to be given a decent car, the suburban streets sparser than the crowd at a county championship match. It’s pathetic fallacy perfectly personified. The frivolities and frolicking [...]

A recipe for success?

It’s been quite a week; a royal birth, the 70th anniversary of VE Day and even some sunshine have all befallen us since the beginning of the month. There was something else too but I can’t quite remember what... Anyway, in all the excitement it’s been quite easy to forget everything else that's been going on, [...]