Posts Tagged "women in sport"

‘Big statements are made through actions’

1 May 2014
When I read the recent article ‘Peta Searle gives up coaching dream’ by Samantha Lane in the Age (26 April 2014), I let out an audible sigh bemoaning the fact that sport had potentially lost another good one.
With a little support and opportunity there is no reason Searle could have (and still can) coach at the highest level of the game with distinction.

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‘Women in sport – fitting in’

4 November 2013
I am currently on tour in the UK and France with the New Zealand rugby league team in pursuit of their World Cup title defense at the end of November. Last night they offered me the honour of being guest speaker at the Test dinner before the game. I spoke about strength in teams, and what I had seen develop and deepen in this squad over the last 18 months. I was also asked to present the jumpers to the players selected for the France game (1 November) – something that humbled me greatly.

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