#42) Harlequins

#42) Harlequins

Photo credit: @HarlequinsWomen Women’s rugby is on an incredible upward curve right now. It seems that every five minutes something groundbreaking occurs, whether it be the introduction of full-time contracts, new sponsors for major tournaments or outstanding performances. Attendance figures have also been smashed out of the park in the last few months, with the [...]

#27) Emily Glanvill

#27) Emily Glanvill

‘Why fit in when you were born to stand out?’ An oft-used quote from children’s author Thomas Seuss Geisel - or Dr. Seuss as he is more famously known - this is a statement relevant to as many people as it isn’t. One individual who certainly embodies this motto within her life is Emily Glanvill, [...]

#24) Sammi Kinghorn

#24) Sammi Kinghorn

Ask any journalist to recount everything they’ve written and it is almost guaranteed they won’t be able to remember the majority. But every now and again there is one that sticks with you forever. For me that’s the tale of Sammi Kinghorn. What the wheelchair racer has achieved, not just on the track but in [...]

#15) West Ham WFC

#15) West Ham WFC

Photo credit: @westhamwomen West Ham WFC made history earlier this week by playing their first ever top flight game of football, securing a well-earned draw against Reading in the FA Women's Super League (WSL). Not that you would have known it from looking at the major media outlets. While it’s true that from the outside [...]

#13) Sarah Williams

#13) Sarah Williams

As many readers will know, The 52 was devised to promote equality and increase media coverage of women’s sport. This is one of a number of projects set up in recent years set up to achieve the same goals, including the ‘Women's CricZone’ website and the recently formed ‘It’s A Woman’s Game’ podcast. But one [...]

#4) Beth Dobbin

#4) Beth Dobbin

Have you heard about the sprinter who went from relative obscurity and missing out on a place at the Commonwealth Games by 0.01s to British champion in the space of a few months, breaking a 34-year-old record on the way? Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? Surely this is the type of narrative [...]