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Codebreaker Bonner ready for her debut

Yvonne Bonner gets her Aussie Rules odyssey under way this Sunday when her Greater Western Sydney Giants side locks horns with the Brisbane Lions in Round 1 of the AFLW.

The Giants swooped for the talented Glenfin girl after she impressed on the Cross Coders programme in Melbourne back in September. Cross Coders is an initiative which allows female Gaelic football stars the chance to become professional players in Australia.

Speaking to the Donegal News earlier this week from her new abode in Sydney, she was pressed on the main differences between what she’s doing now and what she was previously used to with her home club and county back in Ireland.

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She explained: “Back home it’s still very professional. The girls are still on their gym programmes three times a week. They’re doing their running and pitch sessions.”

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