Wednesday 22 November 2017

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

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.

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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