Women in Rugby League
A Rugby League SMART Gallery sharing stories of women in rugby league
Women in Rugby League 1950 to present day, is inspired by Ref! a play, written by Sarah Jane Dickenson, about Hull born Julia Lee who became the first woman to referee a men’s rugby match of any code in 1991.
The participants co-curate an exhibition of memories and artefacts, collected through workshops and hosted on this Rugby League SMART (Social Museum and Art) Gallery website allowing the stories and histories to be shared.
Ref; Crossing the Line is a collaborative project involving Julia Lee’s social enterprise, Commonsense Initiative, Helen Peyton, Founder and Artist in resident for Smart Gallery, Space2 an Arts and Social Change Charity and play write and Academic Dr Sarah Jane Dickenson.