Collingwood is pleased to officially unveil its 2023 AFLW Pride guernsey.
This season marks the fourth occasion the AFLW will hold a dedicated Pride Round which celebrates diversity and inclusion of the LGBTQIA+ community.
The Pies will wear their Pride guernsey during the Round Nine match against Sydney and the official Round 10 Pride match against Richmond in front of a home supporter base at Victoria Park.
This year’s Pride guernsey, which was designed in conjunction with Collingwood AFLW players, features a Magpie’s wings spread wide across the front and back of the jumper with each feather representing a colour of the Progress Pride Flag.
This includes pink and blue to represent the transgender community and a brown strip to represent people of colour in the LGBTQIA+ community. The sides of the guernsey also feature colours of the Progress Pride flag.
Collingwood’s AFLW captain Brianna Davey spoke to the importance of the Round.
“Pride Round is a very special occasion for us and something our Club looks forward to celebrating each season,” Davey said.
“Our team is always excited to put on the rainbow colours to represent and celebrate everyone in the LQBTIQA+ community.
“The round plays an important role in continuing to create a safe and inclusive environment for all within the football community and beyond. We want everyone to feel comfortable in their own skin and to be embraced by all.
“Over the next two rounds, our Pies players will wear the Pride guernsey feeling proud to represent and celebrate the entire Pride community.”
Collingwood’s AFLW Pride guernsey is now available for purchase from the Collingwood Nike Shop and online.