Take the mark: how AFLW is inspiring young players

Just a month after the Adelaide Crows won the inaugural AFL women’s premiership Cup, women’s competition at the local level is starting to heat up.

The immensely successful first season for AFLW is inspiring and motivating young women playing Aussie rules around the country.

Rhys Carman went to Deer Park Football Club (in typical Melbourne weather – sunny one moment, cloudy and blowing a gale the next) to hear from players in the Western Region Football League and the club’s coach about the impact of AFLW.