Gun Brisbane winger Sophie Conway insists her clash with Chelsea Randall, which left the Adelaide captain nursing a split lip, is “not who I am”.
Early in the second term of the Lions’ 22-point AFLW win on Friday, the pair were grappling when Conway’s errant elbow made contact with the face of Randall, who was lying on her back in the middle of Metricon Stadium.
Conway had appeared to take exception to a strong tackle seconds earlier from Randall, who spent a large chunk of the quarter off the ground as club medicos endeavoured to stem the bleeding from her split lip.
But Conway, one of Brisbane’s best with two goals and 15 disposals in their 8.5 (53) to 4.7 (31) win, denied she meant to hurt the Crows skipper.
“It was a little bit in the contest,” Conway said.
“Unfortunately that’s footy.
“That’s not who I am, to do any of that stuff.
“I didn’t mean anything by it.”
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