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A wave of knee in­juries in the AFLW high­lights the higher rate of ACL tears among fe­male ath­letes com­pared to men. Carl­ton cap­tain Bri­ana Davey and Bull­dogs no.1 draftee Is­abel Hunt­ing­ton were among the group who suf­fered ACL in­juries, which prompted the AFL to spread the word about the re­search – women are three to five times more likely to suf­fer an ACL in­jury than men play­ing the same sport.

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