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Women’s CFC gets lion’s share of pie

Holden on: Collingwood women’s football operations manager Meg Hutchins (centre) with men’s coach Nathan Buckley (left) and director of football Neil Balme.

Holden awards more than half of Collingwood sponsorship fund to women’s team

12 Jul 2016

- GM Holden is reallocating a hefty chunk of its Collingwood Football Club (CFC) sponsorship fund to the new women’s Magpies team, following Eddie McGuire’s controversial remarks directed at sports journalist Caroline Wilson last month.

- An inflammatory ‘joke’ made by the Collingwood team president on a Melbourne radio station brought into question the continued support of the car-maker, which disapproved of the remark, and has since prompted a restructure of sponsorships.

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