The Veteran Rookie

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Episode five

The moment I’d dreamed about

Georgie Parker - Contributor

After sitting on the sidelines for much of the AFL Women's season, former Hockeyroo and Collingwood recruit Georgie Parker finally got the nod to play. Just wait till you hear her husband's reaction.
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Episode four

Cracked teeth & footy dreams

Georgie Parker - Contributor

Two months of footy injured Georgie Parker in a way 20 years of hockey never did.
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Episode three

I’ve never felt nerves like this

Georgie Parker - Contributor

The season is getting closer. The nerves are off the charts. In episode three, former Olympian Georgie Parker reveals her concerns over whether she'll be accepted in her new sport.
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Episode two

Blood, sweat & fears

Georgie Parker - Contributor

The AFLW grind begins. In episode two of 'The Veteran Rookie', former Hockeyroo Georgie Parker is confronted with the brutal reality of switching sports at the elite level.
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Episode one

From Hockeyroos to Collingwood

Georgie Parker - Contributor

She won Commonwealth Games gold and competed at an Olympics. Now, in the first of a four-part series, Georgie Parker takes us behind-the-scenes of her challenging transition to a new career in AFLW.