Posted: 15 September, 2016
by Footy Newsroom
AFL Announces Name For Inaugural Women's Competition
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.