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Friday 19 August 2016
Column Sexuality Sport

side by side: why lgbtiq inclusion is important

Danielle Croci
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‘Ladies and gentlemen, and those who are yet to make up their minds…’ Would you be surprised if I told you that this was a pre-game announcement at the football? Last weekend, the inaugural Pride Game took place between St Kilda and the Sydney Swans, a game that aimed to celebrate diversity, as well as…
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Thursday 28 April 2016
Column Opinion Sport

side by side: why retreating from AFL is not the answer

Danielle Croci
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Side by Side is Danielle Croci’s new fortnightly sport column. This is the first instalment. Be sure to check in with Lip regularly to get more of Danielle’s insights on gender issues in games and fitness – across varying codes and abilities. ‘To my horror, my six-year-old daughter recently announced that she’d like to watch AFL.’ Kasey…
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Thursday 12 June 2014
Sport

kicking goals: peta searle first woman AFL coach

Ally Van Schilt
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Peta Searle has become the first woman ever to be hired in a full-time capacity in the most male-dominated industry in the sporting world – AFL coaching. Last week, Searle confirmed her appointment as a development coach with the St Kilda Football Club, where her role will be with developing players through the Saints Academy….
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Thursday 3 October 2013
News

daily feminist news: 03.10.13

Ruby Grant
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Best: First female AFL club president. Richmond Football Club has appointed Peggy O’Neal as the first female president of an AFL club. On her appointment, O’Neal stated that ‘to be the first woman elected to this role, in the history of the competition, is deeply humbling, and I think it says much about the Richmond…
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Wednesday 6 July 2011
Culture Featured

eyes on the ball

Emma Koehn
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Some of us love a good tackle. Not the friendly/flirty/familiar type, either. I love watching a good tackle in AFL football. In fact, I adore all aspects of the game. But not everyone loves that I, and other girls out there, are football fanatics. It might not be overt, but the way some Australians respond…
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