iDwala is the Community Sports Surface Specialist offering the highest quality designs and technical expertise to Councils, Schools and Sporting Clubs looking to create sporting…read more
AFL Women’s announced as name for new women’s competition
The AFL has revealed AFL Women’s as the official name of its new national women’s competition.
Launched in a collaboration with Instagram, AFL Chief Executive Gillon McLachlan said the new name was developed in consultation with past and present players and the women’s football advisory group.
Announcing the new brand, McLachlan stated “we have been delighted with the public’s response to the establishment of AFL Women’s.
“Our women players have already become inspirations to a new generation of participants, and we know how important their stories are to the future success of the game.
“Instagram is a fantastic place to reach out to a broader audience and to build support, and I thank them today for their support of the women players, and their support of the new league.”
Marne Levine, Instagram’s Global Chief Operating Officer, met with the new league’s marquee players and led the launch of the new name on the @AFLWomens platform.
Levine stated “we’re thrilled to welcome Australia’s first ever AFL Women’s league on Instagram, home to a passionate global community of sports fans.
“The best sports moments have long been captured by enduring and powerful imagery. Now fans can easily access authentic, behind-the-scenes moments by AFL Women’s and support these trailblazers on their road to the inaugural 2017 season and beyond.”
The league is still to launch a logo for the AFL Women’s competition or announce a naming rights sponsor for the league.
Fixtures for the inaugural season are expected to be released in late October.
14th September 2016 - NETBALL ANNOUNCES RECORD PAY DEAL FOR WOMEN’S TEAM SPORTS IN AUSTRALIA
15th June 2016 - EIGHT TEAMS TO CONTEST INAUGURAL AFL WOMEN’S COMPETITION
29th April 2016 - AFL FORMS WOMEN’S ADVISORY GROUP
1st April 2016 - ONE THIRD OF AUSTRALIAN WOMEN BACK AN AFL CLUB
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
BioGuard is Australia and New Zealand’s most trusted supplier of premium, innovative and affordable commercial water treatment systems and chemicals. BioGuard offers a comprehensive range of…read more
Hydrocare Pool Services Pty Ltd offer 30 years of experience in aquatic industry features, products and water treatment. Hydrocare Pools has undertaken water treatment for aquatic centres and…read more
At easyemployer we've come up with a software solution that manages one of your most important, and often most costly, business resources - your staff. We are helping 100s of clients to…read more
With its sleek good looks and easy-to-use yet powerful functionality, Envibe is the premium fitness club software for the Australasian leisure, recreation and fitness industry. We are the most…read more
Goplay designs and manufactures specialised playground equipment for indoor play centres, hotels, food chains, clubs and resorts. If our years of experience and dedication have taught us one thing,…read more
Felton Industries is Australia’s leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of quality outdoor furniture and has been supplying premium seating solutions for all sporting, commercial, community…read more
ProSlide is the global leader in water ride design and manufacturing, supplying high-performance water attractions to new and expanding water parks around the world. For over three decades, ProSlide…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!