Tries, Tricky Manoeuvres and Tackling

Tries, Tricky Manoeuvres and Tackling

Tries, Tricky Manoeuvres and Tackling – Erin’s Relationship To The Rugby League Field

(Erin Blackwell, pictured left).


Scoring tries, actioning tricky manoeuvres and tackling opponents – at just 19 years of age, Erin Blackwell has had the opportunity to experience many milestones on the rugby league field. Erin has been competing in rugby league since she was 16 years of age, and her team has been undefeated in their endeavours since their introduction to the sport in 2011.

Erin’s relationship to the rugby league field is explored in this audio piece, as she explains that she feels encouraged and motivated by the positive atmosphere that is created by spectators, coaches and teammates alike. Erin also participates in soccer and oz tag, which relates to her feelings towards the rugby league field. When Erin is on the sporting field, she is comforted by the fact that she is fortunate enough to partake in such a diverse number of sports that she loves to play.

Erin has experienced a variety of emotions, feelings and conflicts throughout the duration of her sporting career. This audio piece hopes to evoke and reflect these stages through the use of ambient sounds and raw interview material.

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