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Dani Laidley misses out on AFLW coaching role

Former AFL player and North Melbourne coach Dani Laidley has missed out on the job as coach of the Western Bulldogs AFLW. The former North Melbourne AFL coach announced her ambition to coach an AFLW team last November. She then put her hand up for a role at the West Coast Eagles but lost out …

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Dani Laidley sues Victoria Police over more alleged shared photos

AFL great Dani Laidley is again suing Victoria Police after officers allegedly circulated photographs of her taken covertly at Geelong Racecourse last year with “humiliating” and transphobic comments. Laidley, who’s transgender, claims she was photographed by an unknown police officer while with partner Donna Leckie and their friends at the races on November 6, 2021. …

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‘Lifetime in the making’: Dani Laidley’s tell-all memoir is out soon

Dani Laidley says she felt “the whole spectrum of emotion” writing her new book Don’t Look Away, out later this month. The former North Melbourne AFL star and coach, who’s transgender, will share her story about her 50-year journey living a “compartmentalised life” in a hyper-masculine sporting environment before finally “stepping into the world as …

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Police officer cleared of charges after sharing Dani Laidley photo

A judge has dismissed all charges against a Victoria Police officer who shared a sensitive photograph and information on former AFL coach Dani Laidley with colleagues after her 2020 arrest. Detective Leading Senior Constable Murray Gentner was one of three officers charged after the photos of Laidley within the police station leaked and went viral …