South Australia’s last crack at the WNCL finals came in 2008-2009, where they were runners up to New South Wales in a washout game. The team, the mentality, and the performances have improved out of sight since then. Continue reading Scorpions sting reaches semi-finals of the WNCL
The Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) and Women’s Twenty20 (WT20) kick off on the weekend of October 10-12, and the Scorpions are preparing for a competitive and confident season.
Captain Lauren Ebsary is no stranger to the big stage, and is preparing the squad for their first match against the Victoria Spirit at the Junction Oval in Melbourne on October 10. Continue reading Cricket: Sting in the Scorpions’ tail
Throughout the course of the tournament, the quality of the performances was high, and the games enthralling. Forget that the crowds were small, or that most overseas viewers could not tune in visually until the semi-finals. Continue reading Cricket: Southern Stars 3-peat a major boost
The gap between perception of men’s and women’s sport is becoming both alarming and appalling. In addition, the coverage of women’s games and events, while better, continues to languish behind the men. This must change.
I’ll start with the Women’s Cricket. Two one day internationals for the Women’s Ashes series were recently held at the MCG, and patrons were admitted for free. Continue reading Women’s Sport: The inequality just won’t stop
Game 1: Plenty Valley 8/109 (A Price 35, K Lamb 27, Brock 3/9) defeated by Box Hill 3/110 (A. Lanning 39, Carter 24, Brock 23*, O’Donnell 1/19) by 7 wickets
With the temperature expected to warm up, the Box Hill Mustangs took complete charge against Plenty Valley Bats on a thick and slow Ross Gregory Oval. Continue reading Cricket: VWCA, January 12: Box Hill contest two close ones on a warm January day
Equality is something the majority of people like to strive for, or perhaps participate in. Sport, however, seems to be a whole different playing field at times.
Australia has a reputation for producing strong cricket sides. However, it seems to be a little known fact that the Australian women’s cricket team, the Southern Stars, have been setting the bar across the world for women’s teams for several years now.
Continue reading Cricket: Women just as good as men-and they need more exposure