The Swans’ AFLW team scored an early win when they convinced No.1 draft pick Montana Ham to choose them and she led the squad out on the SCG on Monday night.
No.1 draft pick Montana Ham will commute weekly between Melbourne and Sydney to juggle her year 12 studies with being the face of the Swans’ AFLW present and future.
The 18-year-old prodigy led Sydney’s women’s team out for its first training sessions on the SCG on Monday night, with the club’s male footballers on hand for the historic moment.
It came only weeks after the Scott Gowans-coached Swans pinched Ham, a 179cm midfielder who thrives in the contest, from Victorian rivals with a successful pitch for her to nominate in the NSW draft pool.
She will return to Melbourne next week and go back and forth throughout the AFLW season, with Sydney’s round 1 game on August 27 against St Kilda at North Sydney Oval.
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