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More money may be pouring into women’s sport, but there's still a dearth of female coaches

  • Written by Fraser Carson, Lecturer In Sport Coaching, Deakin University
Adelaide's Bec Goddard (centre) is one of just two female senior coaches in the AFLW.AAP/Dan Peled

Participation in women’s sport has grown exponentially in recent years. There are 80,000 more females playing Australian rules football in 2017; females now account for 30% of all participants. And there are now 1,690 dedicated female teams...

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