I have been dreaming for this weekend my entire life.

I can’t believe that when I wake up tomorrow, Super W will finally be a reality.

The exposure that female rugby is primed to receive from the new competition will be most welcomed – it’s another major step forward for our game.

To be a part of history is exciting and to see that rugby is starting to become equal with the NRL and AFL Women’s league is huge.

I hope that the platform we build, will inspire future generations of girls to know they can truly aspire to be a professional rugby player if they aspire to play this beautiful sport.

For far too long we have lost quality, emerging rugby players who chose to eventually follow a different pathway because there were not enough incentives to keep going.

That’s all about to change.

I know that personally, pulling on that Australian jersey for the Wallaroos, brings me so much pride and joy; I am hopeful that the Super W league will not only help rugby grow it’s talent pool but also provide opportunities for other girls to develop and improve their national chances.

And as a result, further create an attractive competition that peaks the interests of all Australian sport fans, in particularly our nation’s young girls.

I know that is why myself and all other Wallaroos play the game. We want to be a source of inspiration for our sport’s youngest female fans.

In fact, I’m not quite sure how I will react when I look around Suncorp Stadium this Saturday night and see those same young girls gazing down at us.

That will be a special moment. I am actually really jealous of them, because they are following our sport at just the right time.

For what I would do, to be able to go back in time and be their age.

It is such an exciting time to be coming into rugby.

Focusing on the now though, I’m so thrilled to be entering the competition with Queensland.

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The talent they have up here and the overall structure, including facilities and coaching staff is world class.

Moving into the inaugural season, the girls have stuck together coming off the Global 10’s which has really put us in a great spot.

Team morale is at an all-time high and I have so much confidence in how we have prepared for our season opener against New South Wales.

To me, it is the confidence that the girls have within themselves.

That to me is exciting, it’s a good feeling to be apart of.

They can go making decision on the field that they wouldn’t normally do. It’s just that confidence to make that call and change it up.

I’m happy to go out on that field with a whole bunch of girls and they know exactly the play we’re meant to have.

We can play rugby and we’re good at it, so my message has been let’s show everyone.

On my own game, I’m enjoying tweaking certain areas which I think will go some way towards making me a better all-round player.

Things like working on my passing and game awareness a little bit more.

Being at centre, I feel it would certainly help the team if I was able to improve those aspects of my play.

My team know my game plan and the way that I play, so just chucking in a few little one percenters here and there might just make all the difference.

All in all, this year I’m just happy to be apart of history with women’s rugby. To be honest, I just want to get out there and enjoy it and love the game again which I’m sure I will.

We’re expecting a little bit of a crowd especially after the 10’s at Suncorp with people who got behind us. Hopefully we retain some of that this weekend and start off the season really well.