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Who runs the world? Girls!

Beyonce nailed it in five sweet words and her anthem will be blaring from our speakers over the coming months as we celebrate some jaw-dropping talent in women’s sport.

With scores of national and international events on the horizon, there’s never been a better time to witness the expertise of inspiring girl power in the worlds of pro golf, basketball, footy, cricket, and more!

Here are our top 5 picks of upcoming events in women’s sport…

1. Basketball | Adelaide Lightning | Event details 

Get behind Adelaide Lightning as they hit their home court to take on the Perth Lynx at Titanium Security Arena in Findon. Cheer on the unstoppable team including current WNBA players Crystal Langhorne, Steph Talbot and Briana Turner, as well as Captain Nicole Seekamp, Laura Hodges, Lauren Nicholson, Natalie Hurst, Hannah Kaser, Chelsea Brook and Sarah Elsworthy.

2. Golf | Women’s Australian Open | Event details

The Royal Adelaide Golf Club opens its gates for the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open where 144 players from around the globe compete to take out the prominent sporting championship. See golfing royalty battle it out, including WA’s Hannah Green who has her eyes set on winning the championship. Plus, there’s buckets of entertainment for the whole family, with endless kids’ entertainment including a baby animal farm, jumping castle, face painting and balloon animals, plus golf activities where kids can test out their skills and win prizes.

3. AFLW | Adelaide Crows | Details 

The AFLW season is set to kick off with a bang over February and March and with four home games set at Adelaide’s own Richmond and Unley Ovals, you can see all the action first-hand! Even better, games are free to attend, so grab the family and see some seriously cool female footballers working their magic.

4. Soccer | Adelaide United Football Club WWL | Details 

Get down to Marden Sports Complex to support Adelaide United in the Westfield W-League 2019/20 season. There’s nothing better than watching the game live and getting close to the action at the boutique ground that is Marden. Pre-purchase your tickets now to save and get behind the Reds!

5. Cricket | T20 World Cup Warm Up Matches | Details

See world-class teams gather in Adelaide at Karen Rolton Oval for five warm-up matches for the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup, including our very own Australian team defending their championship from last season.


Em Worthington

Em Worthington

Writer and Content Creator for Adelady, her heart starts racing at the sight of a whiteboard or mere mention of a brainstorm.

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