Sport Transgender player Hannah Mouncey trolled on social media after receiving AFL clearance

07:11  14 february  2018
07:11  14 february  2018 Source:   Wide World of Sports

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Mouncey posted a number of threads to her Twitter account, many of which are too inappropriate to be reprinted here by Wide World of Sports.

One user wrote, "Don’t listen to the haters hanna, I for one absolutely cannot wait to see a 100kg man plough through a pack of 45kg women."

Another added, "It's great to see you're in the women's league.. I would also like to smash tarts around the footy field and rack up 50 disposals."

Mouncey, who has tweeted public attacks in the past including one comment that she "should be shot" or "deserved cancer", bravely stood up to the unwarranted attacks.

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"Your grammar and capitalisationneeds work," she told one troll, while another foul-mouthed abuser earned the response, "I would like to show people the kind of support you offer."

The AFL blocked Mouncey's plans to play in the AFLW last season but has deemed her eligible for 2018 as it finalised its gender diversity policy.

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TRANSGENDER athlete Hannah Mouncey has responded to the AFL after being blocked from competing in the AFLW. AFL General Manager, Inclusion and Social Policy, Tanya Hosch thanked the 27-year-old for her understanding.

“We are committed to inclusion, and want all Australians to be able to play or participate in our game," the AFL's Inclusion and Social Policy general manager Tanya Hosch said in a  statement.

"These are complex issues and we are considering expert opinion, international frameworks and feedback from the communities that are impacted by our decisions,” Ms Hosch said.

Mouncey issued a lengthy statement on Youtube after the decision, claiming she welcomed it but it would be "inappropriate" to thank the AFL after they dragged their heels on the matter.

She also called for more health support for people going through gender transition, plus their family and friends.

"While I wholeheartedly thank those who supported me through this time, I will not and I think it would be inappropriate for me to thank the AFL for allowing me to do something open to every other Australian," Mouncey said.

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The AFL has dealt a blow to transgender athlete Hannah Mouncey ’s hopes to play in the women’s league , after ruling she is ineligible for the draft. AFL general manager of inclusion and social policy Tanya Hosch said Mouncey ’s “passion for football is undeniable.”

The AFL says it has a clear process in place as it decides whether to allow transgender player Hannah Mouncey to play women's state football . Mouncey is awaiting the league 's verdict on whether she can play in Victoria after she was denied entry in the 2017 AFLW draft.

"The science and research has supported (this decision) all along.

"Had we simply gone by the research at the start, we could have avoided the whole saga that has taken place completely.

"I am however grateful that they took the time to look at this situation properly, as it is complex."

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