Muslim AFLW player stands down from GWS game after refusing to wear pride jersey on religious grounds

Muslim Greater Western Sydney player Haneen Zreika has opted to miss this weekend’s match after deciding not to wear the team’s pride jumper on religious grounds., according to multiple media reports. Zreika was the first Islamic player to play AFL Women’s after making her debut in 2019. The Age said she had grappled with the decision in recent weeks before deciding to withdraw from Friday’s clash against the Western Bulldogs. The paper reported it understood Zreika addressed her teammates...

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