Feel early changes in AFL cultural shift | From the Press Box with Melanie Whelan

August 17 2018 - 12:15pm
PIONEER: AFL's first female field umpire Eleni Glouftsis says the vibe about grounds is gradually changing towards umpires for good - and AFLW has played a key role in this. Pictures: Lachlan Bence
PIONEER: AFL's first female field umpire Eleni Glouftsis says the vibe about grounds is gradually changing towards umpires for good - and AFLW has played a key role in this. Pictures: Lachlan Bence

ON the brink of expansion and only two seasons old AFLW is challenging long-held perceptions on the game in ways we might not realise: like culture towards umpires.

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