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Craigie Heights Primary School developing next generation of AFLW players



THE next generation of AFLW stars is being developed at Craigie Heights Primary School.

The school has launched the initiative in partnership with the WA Female Football Academy, with the aim of getting more girls interested in Aussie rules football.

Each week former AFL players Chad Morrison and Ryan Turnbull, who are involved with the West Coast Eagles AFLW side, visit the school along with several current AFLW players to provide specialised coaching.

Camera IconCraigie Heights Primary School students Maddison (11) and Erica (10) practising their hand ball skills with West Coast Eagles AFLW players Lauren Gauci and Amber Ward. Credit: David Baylis/Community News

School physical education teacher Jessine Bonzas said they had 45 girls aged…

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