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Mental Health - 5 years ago

How the AFL industry is supporting mental health

Player Development and Wellbeing Player Development and Wellbeing has been one of the AFL industry’s biggest priorities for the last six years. The 2012-2016 CBA mandated that every AFL club must employ at least one full-time Player Development Manager (PDM) whose sole role is to work with the players to support them and develop their non-football identities.

Mental Health - 5 years ago

How do you react to losing something you love?

Words by Josh Green (Brisbane Lions & Essendon) My earliest memories of playing football were at Auskick in my hometown of Richmond, Tasmania where I grew up. I recall the pure enjoyment I received out of putting on my boots every Saturday morning with my school mates and dad. It’s something I still look back on with great memories....

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