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AFLW players show they care - 19 March 2017

AFLW players from across the country have donated a portion of their football payments to beyondblue through AFL Players’ Association charity program AFL Players Care. A total of $5425 was donated to beyondblue to help support people affected by depression, anxiety and suicide, after players contributed $25 each for the season – a pro rata amount based on the AFL Players donations made by male players. beyondblue was elected AFLW players’ charity of choice via vote by the wider pl...
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Sabrina: Why I've joined The Line - 2 February 2017

When I started playing football at the age of 12, even though it wasn’t that long ago, it was still rare for a female to play alongside the boys. For the two years I lined-up next and against them, boys were often taken aback by seeing a female running, kicking and tackling on the same field. I suspect their initial reaction came from a fear of hurting me but I am sure they often left the field or training track with a completely different view. When I hear that one in four young people ag...
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Lost Links, Los Links to Los Lynx - from an in-joke to a fan movement

'Los Lynx"' is the unofficial rallying cry of the Minnesota Lynx. It began as a tagline from a Bing commercial, was jokingly shouted by the players during practise sessions, turned into a social media meme and became a movement. President Obama even introduced the team as Los Lynx.
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