Women's Rugby League World Cup:

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Women's Rugby League World Cup:

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Well done ladies. Exciting times ahead for the sports world.
Women's Rugby League World Cup: Australian Jillaroos hold off gallant New Zealand Ferns to win final

Women's final: Australia 23 New Zealand 16

You could fairly expect that after winning the World Cup, Australia's coach would be nothing but bullish about the proposed women's NRL.

Donald said a sudden expansion of the women's game with too many club teams could leave girls new to the sport in danger of injury and that the standard may not be high enough for spectators

"One of the things we need to see is that if we've got a national competition, people want to watch it and the girls have worked hard - like these girls have - to get there and earned their right to be a part of it," said Donald.

"The girls understand the responsibility to make sure we don't just put 16 teams worth of women into NRL jumpers. There's girls like the ones that played today who have worked their backsides off to make sure they're strong enough, they don't get injured, they treat the game professionally.....

https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.smh ... zxgpe.html

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