A fine line between agony and ecstasy
with Josh Kennedy for next year’s women’s league, the match featured indigenous players from the West Australian Women’s Football League in a north (Yirra Beeliar) versus south (Kardup Beeliar) of the river clash.
Yirra Beeliar scored a thrilling sevenpoint win, 11.4 (70) to 9.9 (63).
The demonstration put on by both teams was captivating, with some exquisite skills, explosive pace and a penchant for the contest.
Best players for the respective teams were Imhara Cameron (Yirra Beeliar) and Cassie Davidson (Kardup Beeliar).
The group was also treated to a special address before the game by former West Coast star Ashley Sampi.
The 2004 AFL Mark of the Year winner spoke of the importance of his heritage and culture and how he handled the pressure of playing in the AFL.
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Players from both teams that competed in the first all-indigenous curtain raiser to an AFL match.