Bendigo Thunder has a new on-field leadership team.
IN BRIEF: Her side was beaten, but Bendigo's Emma Grant had a moment to savour in AFLW on Saturday.
It was a watershed moment for football on Friday night, and Bendigo was front and centre.
Luke West Four Bendigo Thunder draftees will play in Friday's night's historic AFLW opening match.
Luke West Bendigo's Emma Grant has impressed for Collingwood in its first AFLW practice match.
Luke West Bendigo's Emma Grant is ready and raring for the start of the AFLW season with Collingwood next month.
KIERAN ILES Kyneton's senior women's football team has a new leader.
Luke West Life as an AFL Women's player is still sinking in for the four Bendigo players on Carlton's AFLW list.
Carlton's AFL women's team will train in Bendigo on Friday night.