The Joy of Pride

I’m an introvert and suffer from social anxiety. I don’t generally go out of my way to attend events where there are lots of people, especially when I don’t know them. But one of the things I will always do when I […]

Tagged ,
Read more

While Australia forges forward, England languishes

(This blog post is in response to the latest Ladies Who Legspin podcast, which you can find here. If you haven’t listened to the podcast yet, get it in your ear holes. It has some great analysis of the women’s game and […]

Tagged ,
Read more

Out of the group and into the round of 16

There’s nothing better than a player backing their words up with actions. And that’s exactly what Sam Kerr and the Matildas did against Jamaica, with Kerr scoring all four of the Matildas goals to send us to second in Group C, and […]

Tagged , , ,
Read more

Suck on that one

(Or the one where Australia came back to beat Brazil 3-2) First, the recap. After the game against Italy, I was hoping for an improved back-line at the very least, and what we got was that, and a much-improved side overall. After […]

Tagged , ,
Read more

Women’s World Cup game recap – Italy 2 – Matildas 1

Not the start we were hoping for. The Matildas went into the World Cup as they always seem to in tournaments – full of hope and optimism and ‘this is our time’ hype. All teams do that, to some level, but this […]

Tagged ,
Read more