Heather Anderson, Adelaide Crows AFLW premiership participant, dies aged 28

Heather Anderson, Adelaide Crows AFLW premiership participant, dies aged 28


The AFLW has paid tribute to former Adelaide premiership participant Heather Anderson, who died aged 28.Key factors:Heather Anderson was the tenth choice within the inaugural AFLW draft in 2016Injury reduce her AFLW profession quick, although she did play in a successful grand last in 2017AFLW boss Nicole Livingstone stated “phrases can’t categorical the deep disappointment amongst the AFL and AFLW group”Anderson, who additionally served as a medic within the military, performed with Adelaide in the course of the 2017 AFLW season and was a part of the crew that beat Brisbane within the grand last.In a brief assertion on Twitter, the Crows stated Anderson’s loss of life was “sudden”.AFLW boss Nicole Livingstone additionally expressed her “deepest compassion to Heather’s household, associates and colleagues”.”Phrases can’t categorical the deep disappointment amongst the AFL and AFLW group presently. Our sincerest condolences are to the Anderson household,” Livingstone stated.Anderson was well-known amongst AFLW ranks for her distinctive pink headgear, which she stated she wore to permit her vision-impaired mom to determine her on the sector.Damage ruined her promising AFLW profession, with a spate of shoulder issues main the Crows to delist her earlier than the 2018 season.Anderson was the tenth choice within the innaugural AFLW draft in 2016, and was the primary participant chosen from the Northern Territory.

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