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NRL: The 'special' impact from pronouncing footy player names correctly

Melanie Dinjaski
March 26 2022 - 4:30am
Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad's tattoos are a representation of his culture, just like his name. Picture: Sitthixay Dtthavong.
Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad's tattoos are a representation of his culture, just like his name. Picture: Sitthixay Dtthavong.

Listen closely to rugby league or union broadcasts and you'll notice there's a positive shift happening in footy commentary.

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Melanie Dinjaski

Melanie Dinjaski

Sports Reporter

Melanie Dinjaski is an experienced sports journalist at the Canberra Times with a genuine love of all sports. She's covered every code from NRL to NFL, and has experience in print, digital, podcasting, TV and video journalism, having spent time working in newsrooms at Nine, Fox Sports and Seven before moving to the capital. Melanie aims to bring Canberrans all the sports news they need to know - have a story worth sharing? Get in touch!

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