I firmly believe Geelong and North Melbourne should've been entered into the AFLW before Carlton and Collingwood purely because they had done more to develop the women's game than Carlton and Collingwood. Hell, Collingwood had just announced their netball team at the same time. If that isn't a conflict of interest I don't know what is.Great footage just before - 7 was interviewing Hickey and cut to footage of the team not just talking to the fans & signing autographs, but actually getting off the field and walking through the crowd to interact with the fans
That's one area I believe the AFLW excels over the AFL is the interaction between players and the fans, especially after games where the players spend so much time interacting with the fans that staff have to call them into the rooms to sign the song, maybe get some media done & all those other post-game things that need doing.
Love seeing how fans & Geelong fans have taken to this competition - I know it's not for everyone, but for those who have embraced it, it seems they have really embraced it hard