In Depth

'Novelty, snowflakes': the sad, complicated history of women's cricket in the Wimmera

Matt Currill
By Matt Currill
Updated May 14 2021 - 3:57am, first published January 28 2021 - 2:00am
TRAILBLAZER: A batter takes guard during a women's cricket match in the early 1900s. Picture: STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA

From ridicule, to rightful steps towards equality. MATT CURRILL looks at the sad, complicated history of women's cricket in the Wimmera.

A "novelty."

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Matt Currill

Matt Currill

Sports reporter with The Courier

Matt covers the Ballarat Football Netball League and cricket. Get in touch at matt.currill@thecourier.com.au