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    Premier and Minister for the Arts
    The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

    AFL Women's Grand Final a win for women's sport

    Premier and Minister for the Arts
    The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    AFL Women's Grand Final a win for women's sport

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has congratulated the Brisbane Lions on a terrific effort.

    The Premier said the Brisbane Lions had done Queensland proud as the state's representative in the inaugural women's competition grand final.

    "More than 15,000 fans from both sides turned out to support the Lions and the Crows and it turned out to be a nail-biter," Ms Palaszczuk said.

    "The Lions put up a terrific fight but at the end of the day, the Crows proved too good."

    Ms Palaszczuk said the great turn out was proof the interest in women's sport in Queensland and in Australia is strong.

    "This proves that girls can do anything," she said.

    "History was made today and I wish the women's AFL players and organisers all the best for next season."