Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

McNabb a Shining Sun; Eastern Swans Captain Will Play for Gold Coast

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

McNabb a Shining Sun; Eastern Swans Captain Will Play for Gold Coast

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Impressive

Began playing Aussie Rules with Bendigo in the Victorian Women's Football League in 2013.

Selected in the Queensland Women's Academy in 2015 and 2016.

Captained the Mackay Vipers women's team last year.

Chris Lees

chris.lees@dailymercury.com.au

AFL: Early touches for Alana McNabb are the key to her playing well for the Gold Coast Suns in Saturday's AFL exhibition game against the Brisbane Lions.

"I'm very excited to play and it will be a challenge and a step up from the Mackay league," McNabb said. "I'm very excited to play with some of the best girls in Queensland."

McNabb played in the same match last year and said it was a bit of a challenge to get into the game.

On Saturday the Eastern Swans captain expects to line-up on the wing or the half-back flank, providing outside run for her team.

"I think I won't go too badly as long as I get an early touch, and get myself into the game and find the ball a bit," she said. …

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