Hickey’s star rises: Grand final win, now it’s Brownlow and parade

Melissa Hickey, during a visit back home recently, is having a busy year.

Melissa Hickey, during a visit back home recently, is having a busy year.

AS Sunraysia football export Melissa Hickey celebrates helping the Darebin Falcons secure a fourth consecutive VFL Women’s premiership, she’s preparing for more milestones.

Her role as a marquee player in the new AFL Women’s competition will take her to the Brownlow Medal count and AFL grand final parade next week.

She’ll also be keeping a close eye on the outcome of this weekend’s inaugural Sunraysia Women’s Football League grand final between Werrimull and Bambill.

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