Pink Rugby was launched 2011 in a bid to offer an alternative voice on the best sport in the world, Rugby Union. It has now grown to reach an audience in far reaching places, including the likes of Lebanon and Estonia.
Meet the team who spend hours talking about, thinking about and finally volunteering their time to write about rugby.
If you would like to get in touch for any reason, please feel free to send us an email.
|Irene Watt – Founder and Editor Irene is a rugby fanatic and marketing executive. Having played the game herself, she understands the passion that drives rugby players and enthusiasts alike. She has travelled the world and catches a game live whenever possible. Her favourite all time player is George Smith. You can find more about Irene at her personal website. Irene currently works as the Group Head of Marketing for the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers and Foundation Education. Follow Irene on Twitter!|
|Stephen Humphreys – Writer Steve is sports tragic and is particularly fanatical about rugby and cricket. A proud Reds member, Steve is also a fan of Wallabies as well as the Welsh team (when they are not playing the Wallabies). When not following rugby, cricket and all other sports, Steve is an account director at an accounting firm. Follow Steve on Twitter!|
|Cat – Writer Cat revels in creating awkward moments, specialises in piss-taking, and can’t stand incompetence from organisations with a mandate to do better. She also writes for the awesome Green and Gold Rugby. Follow Cat on Twitter.|
|Alicia Maher – Writer Alicia is a rugby tragic. If it is rugby season you are most likely to find her at Canberra Stadium watching her team, the Brumbies play. Alicia is also a huge fan of the Wallabies and her local team, Easts ACT. She is hoping to join the Australian Navy once she has finished Yr 12! Follow Alicia on Twitter!|
|Rebecca Thompson – WriterBec is about to commence a degree in Business (Marketing)/Arts (Japanese) in the hope of one day working in a Rugby environment. She has been an avid Rugby follower from a young age and is particuarly passionate about the Reds, Brisbane club team Brothers and Kyuden Voltex (a Japanese club team). Follow Rebecca on Twitter!|
|Kate Nokwe – WriterKate Nokwe is a a freelance sports writer, a public relations and communications specialist trainee, with a passion for sport. She has two-years radio experience, and a mini-stint in television (eNews Channel’s Sport Fan – guest presenter for the 100th episode and SuperSport’s Lady Rugga – Top 15). She also writes for Varsity Cup, working on the Alumni Page and is a guest writer for sarugby.com Follow Kate on Twitter.|
|Erin Gilmore – WriterErin is a Rugby mad rebels fan living in Sydney. During rugby season you will find her at a Rebels game or at Campbelltown Showground cheering on the Harlequins as a doomed rugby widow, and during the day, she is a customer service professional. Her all time favourite players are Matthew Burke, Brian O’Driscoll and Adam Freir. Erin on Twitter!|
|Emma Oakden – WriterEmma is a Highlanders-turned-Crusaders supporter (much to her fathers dismay), living in Hurricanes territory with her fiancée and their four children. When she’s not perving at rugby players, Emma is studying toward her Bachelor of Communication, eyeing up a career in Journalism, with aspirations of becoming a published author. Follow Emma on twitter.|
|David Shute – WriterShutey’s obsession with all things rugby far exceeds his ability on the pitch during his playing days as his blog (www.rugbyoldbloke.wordpress.com) certainly testifies.He lives in England and can be caustic about the progress of his team since his mate Clive resigned – this is reflected in his writing about the state of Northern Hemisphere rugby. You can follow Shutey on twitter but only if you seriously have nothing better to do.|
|Writers wanted!Would you like to write for Pink Rugby. We are on the lookout for volunteer writers all the time, so please send us an email with “Write for Pink Rugby” in the subject line.