Britt in the News

Booragoon JFC Under 15s Player Brittaney Gonsalves made it into the news this week after an excellent first season.


YANGEBUP resident Brittaney Gonsalves was not a football fan before taking it up earlier this year, but it does not appear to be holding her back.

The 14-year-old scooped the Booragoon Junior Football Club’s Under-15s fairest and best award after following friends to the club for season 2016.

It was not the only win for the defender, who was also invited to a number of talent identification days run in the lead up to the new AFL women’s league.

She is too young to be drafted at this stage but said she was enjoying the opportunities.

“I’ve heard about what scouts are looking for, research into opposition players, what food professional players eat and how they prepare for matches,” she said.

The full article is available here.

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