The wind was cold and the air was crisp, but that didn't stop 140 young female athletes heading to Waverley Park, home of Hawthorn Football Club – to participate in the official Box Hill Hawks VFL Talent ID Day on Saturday, 26th November, 2016.

The Rookie Me team conducted the athletic performance testing component of this day - to assist the Box Hill Hawks finalise their first official female VFL team.

Congratulations to all the athletes who made this day a great success! We wish you all the best in securing a spot with the Box Hill Hawks for the 2017 season. #BeRecognised #JourneyTo2017 #BrownAndGold

Watch the video below to see the action first hand, as featured on the Hawthorn Football Club website:

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Article References
  • Image: RM Media, "Box Hill Hawks Talent ID Day", RM News, Published on 2 December 2016, Accessed on 26 November 2016,
  • Footage: Hawks TV, "VFL Women's Talent ID Day",, Published on 28 November 2016, Accessed on 2 December 2016,

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