The girls of grassroots footy

Amidst the furore of Gillon McLachlan’s press conference regarding crowd behaviour, a little nugget – or rather a sizeable turd – slipped past the usually discerning public’s ears. Gil, with his gender awareness diploma in hand claimed that people needed to feel safe at the footy so that they could “bring their wives”. Because, you know, women are simply a man’s plus one at the footy. I had to wonder whether this bloke was even aware that a ‘W’ had been added to AFL back in 2017. Didn’t he see Taylor...

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11 months ago, The Roar

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