The Adelaide Crows have has won the first ever AFL Women’s premiership, pipping the Brisbane Lions at the post by just six points.
The Crows took home the win with four goals and 11 points (35) to the Lions’ four goals and five points (29).
Following the win, Crows midfielder and former Olympic basketballer Erin Phillips told Channel Seven News: “I love the game. It’s been part of my life since I was born.”
Surrounded by her parents, family and children, she added, “It’s the best game in the world. I’m so happy to share it with this club and my family.”
Crow's forward Sarah Perkins agreed, saying the game made her "become a confident person and someone who has self-belief."
She added, "I have also said during the week we're not the winner; women's football is the winner and our fans and girls out there today with Tayla Harris, [Sabrina] Frederick-Traub, Chelsea Randall, Phillips and any other number on their back, it's about them.
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"And they now have the pathway to have this dream."
Congratulations on an amazing season, ladies!