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Women's Footy in the Media

Look at this Cape crusader

James Silver | Wednesday, August 12, 2009 | © The Cairns Post

'Phenomenal': Torres Strait Islander Mary David on the attack against the US women's AFL side on Monday night.

THE US Freedom women's AFL team was the headline act but it was a Cape crusader who stole the show at Cazalys on Monday night.

Giant 16-year-old ruckman Mary David dominated the game as the AFL Cairns women’s representative side defeated the US 3.10 (28) to 1.5 (11).

Pictures: Women's AFL

Coach Laura Martin said the Torres Strait Islander, who attends Djarragun College, had huge potential.

"She was phenomenal," Martin said.

"She was everywhere, taking great grabs, great tackling, just always where the ball was."

You must be Yankin' our chain

Josh Rakic | August 9, 2009

If Karmichael Hunt can do it, the USA can. Right?

But a US women's Aussie rules team? That's crazier than, well, an NRL superstar switching to AFL …

Ready for the Freedom challenge

August 08, 2009 | © Bendigo Weekly

[inline:bendigo1.jpg="USA Freedom training"]The touring USA Freedom football side has landed in Australia to prepare for the first of a series of matches against representative teams around the country. First up is a clash with the Sydney Women’s Football League in Marrickville tomorrow then on Monday they will play a combined Queensland side at Cazaly Stadium in Cairns.

AFLCWL Media Release - for instant release

The AFL Cairns Women's League will host it's first Womens AFL International game this Monday night (10th Aug) at Cazalys Stadium at 7pm.

Duel In the Desert

The Arizona Republic was on hand to watch Arizona, Atlanta, and Denver/Milwaukee battle it out at the Duel in the Desert.  They took plenty of pictures which can be viewed at