Women’s rugby league needs its own ‘Matildas effect’. State of Origin could be the catalyst | Ali Brigginshaw

13 May 2024 03:00
The passion for the game is there and the quality of play has never been higher. Now the fans need to buy into 2024’s three-game seriesWatching the Matildas play in last year’s World Cup was an incredible time for women in sport. Seeing the entire country get behind these talented women in green and gold was so inspiring. You couldn’t escape it. Fans young and old, male and female, got behind the team and tickets became prized possessions.What seemed like the entire nation followed everything from the history-making penalty shootout against France to the daily news bulletins leading with updates on Sam Kerr’s calf injury. As a sportsperson, it was an incredible thing to witness. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian