Alyson Spinas-Valainis: “Believe the thing that we’re telling you. It doesn’t need to resonate with you specifically for you to respect it.”

For some people, throwing a ball as hard as they can at someone would be an act of aggression. Alyson Spinas-Valainis on the other hand has managed to make a career out of it. Their career as a fast-pitch softball player has taken them all over the world. From picking up the game as a …

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Jay Timmins: “I feel part of something that’s got momentum, which is important.”

In many ways, Jay Timmins typifies what inclusive clubs are all about. For a variety of reasons, they never felt able to take part in sport before coming across the Birmingham Unicorns, but now they are slowly taking their first steps in cricket – and loving every minute. Suffering from chronic pain, a condition they …

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