It should come as no surprise that I’m a big fan of women’s sport in both my personal and professional life. The Women in Sport Photo Action Awards bring this interest together with my hobby of photography. Here are my three entries for this year’s contest, each of which were previously shared in my Instagram feed and/or story.
Today sees my favourite cricketer Ellyse Perry bring up her 100th ODI and 200th match for the Southern Stars. Being there for her amazing 213* in the Ashes Test last year is something I will never forget – it’s the single most impressive individual sporting accomplishment I’ve ever seen in person.
This is a snapshot I snagged following their recent T20 v New Zealand at North Sydney Oval.
The Southern Stars ran out winners after a record run chase last night at North Sydney Oval.
My favourite part of these matches is always when the players come and meet their fans. This is Sophie Molineux signing an autograph for a future star.
Took a couple of days to edit the photos from Day Four, but this one stood out. Amanda-Jade Wellington doing work as the test wound down.
And on Day Three I and the other nearly 4,000 in attendance witnessed Australian cricket history: Ellyse Perry unbeaten for 213. This test – my first – has been memorable enough already, but I’ll carry the memory of witnessing Perry’s monumental accomplishment for the rest of my life. No photo of the moment itself – I wanted to live it properly.