Jacinda Barclay

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Barclay in 2018

Jacinda Barclay (18 February 1991 – 13 October 2020) was an Australian sportswoman. She played Australian rules football, baseball and American football at high levels. She played for her country in five Women's Baseball World Cups. She also played American football for the Chicago Bliss in the Legends Football League and Australian football for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the AFL Women's (AFLW). Due to her success across different sports, The Sydney Morning Herald called Barclay "the Sonny Bill Williams of women's sport" in 2016.[1]

Barclay grew up in Chidlow, Western Australia. She died on 13 October 2020 in Chidlow at the age of 29.[2]

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  1. Buckley, James (29 October 2016). "Why GWS Giants recruit Jacinda Barclay is the Sonny Bill Williams of women's sport". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  2. Valencich, Glenn (14 October 2020). "Sporting world rocked by death of AFLW player Jacinda Barclay aged 29". Seven News. Retrieved 14 October 2020.

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