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Hope dabs eternal in AFL women's league

  • Hope dabs eternal in AFL women's league

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27: Melissa Hickey of the Demons (left) and Daisy Pearce of the Demons chat with Gillon McLachlan, Chief Executive Officer of the AFL during the Women's League marquee player announcement on July 27, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Melbourne star Daisy Pearce heads the 16 marquee players for the AFL's inaugural women's league.

The AFL has confirmed the two players for each of the eight clubs at media conferences in Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Sydney, with the league to start next February.

"These players haven't just appeared overnight ... this is a career-defining moment," AFL chief executive Gil McLachlan said at the Melbourne announcement.

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