Australian, The – Neil Welsh, the coach of prolific cricketer Caitlin (Caitie) Meers, who plays in the men’s side every weekend, says when it comes to sport, men and women should play on the same field.

Summary

  • Neil Welsh, the coach of prolific cricketer Caitlin (Caitie) Meers, who plays in the men’s side every weekend, says when it comes to sport, men and women should play on the same field.
  • It’s fantastic that Caitie is out there playing with the men’s team but I don’t think it’s about the scoreboard.
  • Away from the club, I often hear men saying that women should not be playing AFL or cricket and it’s great that there is none of that rubbish on the field at our cricket club.
  • Men need to move on from having the view that girls should play netball and welcome the fact that they are having a go and participating in a sport.
  • My son had a kick of the football the other day with his girlfriend, who plays at the same football club as Caitie.

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