Posted: 15 September, 2016 by Footy Newsroom

AFL Announces Name For Inaugural Women's Competition

Announced today

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As part of a joint social media promotion, the AFL have today announced the name of next year's inaugural female competition: AFL Women's.

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan said that the name had been developed in conjunction with past and present women's players with a launch across different social media platforms.

The league plans to use social media as a strong promotional and communication tool, with today's launch pushed out on a new Instagram account @AFLWomens.

The AFL will soon be releasing the AFL Women's logo and major sponsor.

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