What women's sport has given me, and why more support is needed

Renee Valentine
Updated August 18 2023 - 4:11pm, first published 3:03pm

When I first started playing football, my coach smoked during the half-time team talk, I can't recall ever getting changed in a changeroom and I learned quickly to carry a spare roll of toilet paper for when there wasn't any.

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Renee Valentine

Renee Valentine

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Renee Valentine is a sports journalist with more than 20 years of experience in Newcastle. She is passionate about increasing the visibility of sportswomen in the media. Got a sports story, email Renee at r.valentine@newcastleherald.com.au

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