Seven will broadcast the inaugural AFLW State of Origin showdown when the biggest names in women’s football come together to represent Victoria and the Allies on Saturday September 2.
All Australian skipper and Seven’s Daisy Pearce will lead Victoria along with Sarah Perkins, Lauren Arnell and Collingwood skipper Steph Chiocci. The Allies also feature a cavalcade of stars including Bulldogs co-captain Katie Brennan, Chelsea Randall and Tayla Harris.
Women’s football legend Debbie Lee will coach Victoria, while inaugural AFLW premiership coach, Bec Goddard from the Adelaide Crows, will lead the Allies.
Before the bounce, Seven’s coverage will feature some of the biggest and most inspirational players in women’s football. Docker Dana Hooker talks about being a mother and transitioning back into football. Sarah Perkins reflects on her stellar year with the Crows as the star full-forward. Erin Phillips reflects on winning the AFLW best and fairest award.
Hamish McLachlan will host the broadcast with Jason Bennett and Nigel Carmody calling the on-field action, alongside premiership player Abbey Holmes in expert commentary. Field commentator Sam Lane will interview the stars of the game.