Sport for Women

Ellyse Perry in the News

Top 100 Sportswomen Nomination

She was the youngest person ever to represent Australia in cricket and was representing Australia internationally in soccer as well at such a young age which no doubt takes a lot of commitment to succeed at such a high level in both sports. She is such a

- Vivienne

I'm nominating Ellyse for the commitment it takes to play both of these sports at the top levels and to still have a passion and love for both of them is great to see.

- Kirsten Hudson

Ellyse Perry on Women's Sport

Q & A

Greatest sporting achievement: Having the opportunity to play two sports for Australia.

Greatest achievement off the field: Competing my HSC and going to Uni.

Who is your sporting heroine? Susie O’Neill

How many hours per week to you train/exercise? Not sure – maybe about 18

What kind of diet or nutrition plan are you on? Just making sure I eat a healthy fresh and wholesome mix of all foods – (Including the occasional treat!)

What do you love about your sport? The opportunity to stay healthy and active while having fun with a great group of friends

If you could change something about your sport, what would it be? More women and girls playing at any level

What motivates you? Having fun and achieving goals

Do you have a profession outside of your sport? Currently working on that – at uni

If I wanted to play your sport, what advice would you give me? is a great place to start if you want to take up cricket, or the back yard with a bat/ball or soccer ball is just as good.

Ellyse Perry Supports Sport for Women Day

"Sport for Women Day is a fantastic opportunity to recognise the many extraordinary achievements of females in sport. More importantly though, it is a celebration of the countless joys and virtues sport can provide to women all around Australia. For me, the level of participation and enjoyment that is experienced through sport is a true measure of success."