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On Our Radar: Erin Phillips

On Sunday night’s record-breaking AFLW grand final, the Adelaide Crows were led to a landslide victory by co-captain Erin Phillips. Here, we take a closer look at the dual Olympian and all-round superstar.

By Lara Robertson

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On Sunday night’s record-breaking AFLW grand final, the Adelaide Crows were led to a landslide victory by co-captain Erin Phillips. Here, we take a closer look at the dual Olympian and all-round superstar.

By Lara Robertson

She was already a champion in not one but two sports, and Adelaide Crows co-captain Erin Phillips cemented her superstar status during Sunday night’s landslide AFLW premiership victory against Carlton.

The admiration felt for Phillips from fans on both sides was clear. After sustaining a serious knee injury in the third quarter, the 33-year-old, who dominated the game with 18 disposals and two goals, received not only a standing ovation from the crowd, but a pat on the back from both teammates and opponents as she exited the field. Despite her injury, Phillips was named the best player in the league’s grand final for the second year in a row.

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