Why corporate backers love women's sport and the pioneer whose ambition is to be out of a job

Sep 21, 2019, 11:40 AM
This week on the Fired Up Sport Podcast in association with Sport England and This Girl Can, Clare McDonnell is fresh from the Solheim Cup in Scotland, buzzing about one of the most epic, thrilling battles in women's golf to date. She's been speaking to major corporate sponsors who now have women's sport very firmly at the top of their wish list. Meanwhile in Australia, Kirsten Webster talks to former pro-cyclist Bridie O'Donnell. Now in government, O'Donnell's mission is to change how sport is run from top to bottom in her corner of the world; from board level down to volunteers at local clubs. She wants to make sport more open and welcoming for girls and women and says once she's done this, she'll happily be out of a job. Come with us and #ChangeTheConversation