#31) England Netball

#31) England Netball

This week our second guest writer Ella Jerman explains why England Netball can lead the charge for women's sport in 2019. It was the gold that nobody predicted. England had won just three netball titles - and no ‘major’ ones - while Australia had won fifteen. Tracey Neville’s side had already made history by reaching [...]

#29) Ten Landmark Moments From 2018

#29) Ten Landmark Moments From 2018

It seems as though 2018 has provided a never-ending conveyor belt of victories when it comes to women’s sport. There was that Commonwealth gold for England Netball, a world silver for GB women’s wheelchair basketballers, Georgia Hall storming to British Open victory, Vicky Holland being crowned the overall ITU World Triathlon champion, Grand Slam titles [...]

#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 [...]

First England goal for Surbiton’s Hannah Martin as she strikes against Argentina at Olympic Park

Surbiton Hockey Club’s Hannah Martin fulfilled a lifetime ambition by scoring on her home international debut in front of a boisterous home crowd last Saturday (June 10). Appearing on the internationals stage for just the fifth time, Martin converted a clever penalty corner routine to score her first goal for England and level the game [...]

Rio 2016 Review

It’s all over. Almost as soon as it had begun, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad have ceased to exist. Not that it passed by quietly. The last fortnight was full of drama, suspense, controversy and incredible sporting achievement. Team GB have returned from Rio no longer as ‘just’ athletes, but national treasures. In this [...]

Consistently inconsistent

Disappointment; a feeling all of us will experience at some point in our lives. The pattern that leads to it never changes - there is an overhyped build-up that promises of plenty of rewards and elicits a lot of excitement but ultimately the end product is distinctly average and leaves all parties feeling largely underwhelmed. [...]

My Top 11 Sporting Moments of 2015

When it comes to sport, pretty much anything and everything has happened in the past 12 months. From tales of widespread corruption and state-funded doping to some of the most remarkable sporting performances ever seen, nothing has been too farfetched for this frankly insane year. There are always some which stand out more than others [...]