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PODCAST: Why AFLW star Melissa Hickey left the Demons

New Cat Melissa Hickey (right) joins the Trail Blazers podcast crew - AFLW,Podcast,Melissa Hickey,AFLW Under-18s
New Cat Melissa Hickey (right) joins the Trail Blazers podcast crew

THE DUST has settled after a frantic few weeks of player signing and trading for the 10 AFL Women’s teams.

In the latest episode of AFLW podcast Trail Blazers, Geelong recruit Melissa Hickey joins Nat Edwards and Sarah Black to explain her move from Melbourne. 

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In this week's episode ...

Hickey also reveals which Cats AFL star joined her on one of her first runs back after a knee injury, and when she thinks she might play again.

As the teams wait to learn more about the structure of next year’s NAB AFLW competition, including the all-important fixture, attention turns to the Gold Coast for the final phase of the NAB AFLW Under-18 Championships.

Brisbane Lions coach Craig Starcevich reflects on the team's second-straight Grand Final loss and also provides an update on his Queensland team competing in the under-18 carnival.

Episode guide

1:35 - Club-by-club signings and trade wrap

8:05 - Craig Starcevich on Lions Queensland's under-18s

17:50 - Melissa Hickey on joining the Cats

22:30 - Melissa Hickey on her knee injury

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