Since the creation of the AFLW And NRLW competitions in the late 2010s, women’s sport in Australia has grown drastically. Millions of Australian women and girls are playing and watching sporting matches, with young girls now having a pathway to represent their favourite sporting teams on a professional level. Many thought that things were progressing well in professionalising women’s sport, however the story of Fiona Worts made most Australians re-evaluate.Continue readingAre we moving fast enough in professionalising women’s sport?
For the past five years the Bellingham Cup has been a headline of the UC Stars calendar. The event commemorates former player Aaiden Bellingham who passed away from an unexpected heart condition in 2017. Initially organised by the UC Stars, Aaiden’s father Adrian has now taken the reins, turning it into a fully-fledged gala day.Continue readingA chat with Adrian Bellingham, organiser of the Bellingham Cup
For generations, the University Cup has defined both UC Stars FC and ANU FC, with each club giving their all annually to win the tournament. After both universities finished level on points last year, it was all up for grabs in 2022.Continue readingA festival of football at the University Cup