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Kate Rowan: Fending off gropers and requests for tea – why it’s hard to be a woman writing about sport

Published 29/11/2012 | 11:18

THE Aussies are at it again. First it was Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard bearing the brunt of sexists comments, now it’s rugby writer Georgina Robinson.

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Former Australian rugby international David Campese triggered a storm yesterday by questioning her appointment as a rugby correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH).



The debate began on Twitter after Campese remarked, “Why does the smh get a girl to write about rugby. Growden who was a great journo and now we have someone who has no idea about the game!"

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