Player is one tall Poppy

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - SPORT -

YOUNG foot­baller Poppy Beekhuizen showed off her skills in front of more than 50,000 spec­ta­tors at the Ade­laide Oval re­cently af­ter she was named the AFL Aus­kicker of the Week for round 18.

The ac­co­lade gave the seven-year-old East Fre­man­tle Aus­kick Cen­tre player the op­por­tu­nity to play at half-time dur­ing the Ade­laide Crows-Gee­long Cats match and she now goes into the run­ning to be named the 2017 Aus­kicker of the Year and be per­son­ally men­tored by Gee­long cap­tain Joel Sel­wood.

Poppy will also at­tend the AFL Grand Fi­nal, where she will not only play a game on the MCG but also present a medal to one of the play­ers.

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