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NRL Social: Celebrating International Women's Day

International Women's Day is here and the men and women of the NRL are helping recognise the important occasion.

The NRL has taken leaps and bounds when it comes to the women's game, with 2018 marking two historic occasions with the arrival of women's State of Origin and the NRLW competition.

Some of the players took to social media to acknowledge the game and all the incredible women that are involved in it.


Brisbane Broncos winger Meg Ward giving a shout out to the women making a mark on and off the field.

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Happy international women’s day! To all the incredible women out there keep kicking butt at whatever it is you do 💞#internationalwomensday #iwd2019

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NSW Rugby League reminisced on their 16-10 victory over the Maroons. A great crowd cheered on from the sidelines and a million people watched the match on Fox Sports and Channel Nine.

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Happy International Women’s Day 💙 #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019 #uptheblues

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St George Illawarra Dragons fullback Sam Bremner got amongst the International Women's Day theme #Balanceforbetter.

Brisbane Broncos lock Tallisha Harden celebrated International Women's Day with some incredible athletes from all codes.

Daniella Mansour, the wife of Panthers star Josh, posted this tribute to the many fine men playing in the NRL.

Josh Mansour then took time show his love for Daniella and baby girl Siana.

Brisbane Broncos centre Amber Pilley accompanied her mum to the Gold Coast Women of the Year Awards on Friday afternoon.

Sydney Roosters Prop Ruan Sims was named as one of the finalists of the NSW Woman of the Year Awards on Thursday night.

Referee Kasey Badger took part in a panel discussion at an IWD combined NRL, ARU and FFA event on Friday morning.

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‪Great morning celebrating International Women’s Day, alongside @nrl and @footballfederationaustralia.‬ ‪#BalanceForBetter #IWD2019 ‬

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