My New Role at The AFL

After six years with the AFL social media team I’m thrilled to be officially full-time under the position of Social Audience Lead – AFL. In a nutshell, I’ll be further running the AFL social media accounts and stepping up in terms of my responsibilities. My role will continue to grow and develop overtime as our team and broader department goes through some structural changes. In my previous positions I was…

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2019 Cycling Australia Road Nationals

I was thrilled to re-join the Cycling Australia media team for the Road National Championships across the first weekend of January this year. The annual event attracts Australia’s best cyclists to Ballarat and Buninyong, just over an hour for Melbourne, to compete for the honour to wear the green and gold stripes in 2019. My roll primarily focused on assisting in the management of Cycling Australia’s social media channels. Here…

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Behind the scenes: 2017 AFL Grand Final

As a die-hard Crows supporter I’ve always maintained the belief that the last thing I would want in footy would be to LOSE a Grand Final. Well… turns out that happened. Almost a year ago to the day. It still stings, particularly after a disappointing 2018 season. But now with a new finals story being written it’s a little bit easier to leave the heartache of the 2017 AFL Grand…

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Behind the scenes: 2018 AFLX Tournaments

Ah AFLX… the much discussed variation of Australian Rules Football made its long-awaited debut last month in Adelaide. The hybrid game then travelled onto Melbourne before culminating in Sydney in what was a marathon three-day three-tournament series. It was certainly an unusual experience going in completely blind. It’s one thing knowing footy inside out but throw in a rectangular field, silver Sherrins and Zooper goals into the mix and it’s…

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Behind the scenes: 2017 AFL season, Round 1-22

So that’s the 2017 AFL season in the bag, and what an epic year it was. From the start of February, with the first ever AFL Women’s Competition, right through to the last Saturday in September – or late October if you’re counting the Trade Period too – this season has been one rollercoaster of a ride I’ll never forget. When you live, breath and work footy that equates to…

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Behind the scenes: 2017 AFL Women’s Competition

Life changing. How else do you describe the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s Competition? Especially for women and girls Australia wide. What once started out as a pipe dream became a long-awaited reality when Carlton and Collingwood took to a packed Princes Park on Friday February 3, 2017. From there the first women’s season continued to smash all expectations, before culminating in a thrilling grand final finish on the Gold Coast.…

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