As NSW grapples with a COVID-19 outbreak on the Northern Seashores, GWS has moved swiftly to switch its AFLW pre-season program. Right here is the most recent.
Better Western Sydney has cancelled its ultimate three girls’s coaching periods earlier than the Christmas break to permit interstate gamers to return dwelling, as NSW grapples with a COVID-19 outbreak on the Northern Seashores.
A spokesperson for the membership mentioned AFLW coaching periods scheduled for Friday night time, Monday and Wednesday had been cancelled.
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Initially, the gamers had been scheduled to return to coaching on January 2, after their Christmas break, however as an alternative would now be recalled to the membership earlier on December 28 to make up for the missed periods.
Whereas the AFL intently displays the state of affairs, the Giants mentioned their membership headquarters weren’t positioned close to the COVID cluster north of Sydney, however a few their gamers do dwell within the Northern Seashores space and had been now following authorities protocols and recommendation to remain at dwelling.
In the meantime their gamers from interstate, together with South Australian Tait Mackrill, had been returning dwelling.
“We cancelled coaching and allowed the women to get again to the place they should be,” the spokesperson mentioned.
“Our most important concern was to get folks out (of Sydney) in the event that they wanted to be with their households.”