Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Making Their Mark in AFL; Four Gympie Girls Take a Step Up in Their Careers

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Making Their Mark in AFL; Four Gympie Girls Take a Step Up in Their Careers

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REBECCA SINGH

SPORT REPORTER

rebecca.singh@gympietimes.com

Aussie Rules: Four Gympie Cats girls will be looking to take a big step in their playing career as they prepare to head to Far North Queensland in May.

Phoebe Grant, Brooklyn Warren, Jorja Kirsopp and Emma Vollmar were selected for the under-15s Wide Bay AFL squad and will be travelling to Cairns hoping to be selected for the state side.

The Wide Bay Region team has 25 girls and will play in a carnival against sides from all around Queensland.

Having played AFL since she was kid, Brooklyn is no stranger when it comes to footy and is looking forward to playing.

"I have been around footy since I was young because I come from a footy loving family," she said.

"It will be good to meet some new girls and see their skills and also learning more about my own game."

Making her first appearance in a Wide Bay competition, Brooklyn is hoping to get some pointers about her own game. …

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