Sports Writers Festival: A story

I was very excited to see that the Sports Writing Festival was happening again in Melbourne this year….

Dear S: A reply

  Dear S, I was intrigued when I received your email this morning, both by the entitlement of…

It’s never a joke…

Last year, I came across a post about something I wrote in a BigFooty forum. My blog shows me…

Eddie McGuire, Caroline Wilson and violence against women: the AFL must act.

Tonight, the Western Bulldogs are playing Geelong in the White Ribbon match. It is a game designed to…

Chris Gayle, Mel McLaughlin and why we fight

I woke up to a text message from a friend. “What’s more sexist?” he asked. “Chris Gayle hitting…

Football, diversity and why the AFL can do better

Two weeks ago, I got home from the AFL Grand Final, upset after hearing some awful abuse at…

Not going to sit well with feminists or footballers: Anna Krien's Night Games

Maybe I’ve got it all wrong. Maybe there is no common truth. The trial is black and white,…

Wherever you're from- but you should probably be a man

The AFL’s new ad is based on the premise that people everywhere can be captured by our game….

My life in sport, or how I learnt to think about sport

It took a long time to recognise my love of sport, and longer still to acknowledge it. As…

New voices needed to solve an old problem

You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an…

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