Watch: Alyssa Healy Smashes Fastest World Cup 50

Well, at least half the population can play sport.

If you looked at the weekend's sporting results through the once-traditional lens of mostly male sport, the view was not pretty.

Our men's cricket team lost their home series to South Africa -- and for the record, we've now won fewer than 50 percent of home One Dayers against the Proteas over the years.

Our national men's rugby union team, the Wallabies, lost to Wales for the first time in 10 matches. It was their eighth loss this year (which is a lot).

But thankfully, there is a brutal force of sporting nature known as the Australian women's cricket team, who just wrapped up another match in about half the time it took to drink your morning coffee.

PROVIDENCE, GUYANA - NOVEMBER 11: Alyssa Healy is in a hurry.

Alyssa Healy was chief aggressor for the Aussies as they beat Ireland in the World T20 in the West Indies.

After restricting the gals in green to 6-93, Healy batted like she had to catch an early movie to steer Australia home with 10.5 overs to spare.

Her 56 off 31 balls was the fastest 50 in World T20 history, and the second fastest ever.

Healy's brutal batting performance met with the approval of husband Mitchell Starc, who also plays a little cricket, but did so with less success on the weekend.

This was the second win over the weekend for our women, who started with victory over the West Indies.  Unsurprisingly, the Australians are strong favourites to win the World T20 -- which they've won three times previously.

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Elsewhere on the sporting fields of Australia, the Matildas lost to Chile 3-2, which was not the result the world number six team was seeking against a team ranked 39th.

But there are more ways to win in sport than on the scoreboard.

The great turnout of 15,000 fans at Penrith Stadium in far western Sydney was reward for a team which engages with the community like few others.