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Hyundai driving force behind women's team

Women's: Major Partnership Announcement The Brisbane Lions are delighted to announce Hyundai Motor Company Australia as the inaugural Major Partner of the Brisbane Lion's Women's Team.

The Brisbane Lions are delighted to announce Hyundai Motor Company Australia as the inaugural Major Partner of the Brisbane Lions’ Women’s Team for the upcoming AFL Women’s Competition.

The Club today announced the Major Partnership of Hyundai, alongside Support Partner Epic Pharmacy.

Martin Him, General Manager – Hyundai Northern Region, said that as a Platinum Partner of the Club since 2010, they were excited to extend the relationship with the Brisbane Lions and to be part of this revolution in women’s sport.

“In addition to the Major Partnership of the Women’s Team, our involvement extends to supporting the female talent pathway which includes the introduction of a Female Lions Academy and sponsoring the U17 Youth Girls State Championships,” Him said.

“Female Football is the fastest growing sport for women and we look forward to contributing to the growth of this into the future, which includes developing the next generation of players for the Women’s team.”

As Major Partner, the Hyundai logo will feature on the front and back of the Brisbane Lions’ guernsey, media backdrop and on all training and match day apparel during the upcoming AFLW competition.

Hyundai Help for Kids have been our Brisbane Lions Academy Major Partner for the junior boys pathway and will extend their support to developing the new girls Academy. This development program will run from November to February and will be officially launched later in the year.

The Female Lions Academy will run from November to February and will be officially launched later in the year.

Brisbane Lions’ Women’s CEO Breeanna Brock said: “The face of AFL is changing forever and it’s a really exciting time in women’s sport. We are incredibly proud to have these two fantastic brands along for the ride in our foundation year, it’s going to be so much fun and really rewarding to see what these women will achieve.”

Brisbane Lions Board Member and Epic Pharmacy Managing Partner Cathie Reid said: “Epic is excited to be part of the Women’s Team as Support Partner and an extension of our ‘Epic Women in Sport’ initiative.”

Tayla Harris, General Manager – Hyundai Northern Region Martin Him, Women's Coach Craig Starcevich, Women's CEO Breeanna Brock and Emma Zielke.

Women's Coach Craig Starcevich, Emma Zielke and Brisbane Lions Board Member and Epic Pharmacy Managing Partner Cathie Reid. 

For more Women's Team news, visit the AFL Women's hub here.

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