The very first Sports Writers Festival was staged at Melbourne’s Federation Square in November 2015. From small things big things grow. View here the highlights of 2015 Sports Writers Festival event.

In this vodcast Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath sits down in conversation with Francis Leach. Shortly prior to #swf15, legendary fast bowler Glenn McGrath published the book “Test of Will”, which reflects on the events and people that shaped McGrath, both on and off the pitch. McGrath and Leach converse cricket, travel, human emotion and much more.

In this vodcast La Trobe University Senior Lecturer in Management Sport & Tourism moderates a panel discussion on “The Future of Sports Writing” with contributions from journalist and author, Gideon Haigh, writer and publisher, Russell Jackson and former freelance writer and now Head of Analysis at Macarthur FC, Kate Cohen. The panel discusses their own approach to sports writing and how the digital environment is shaping the future of sports writing.