Tributes have flowed for the talented sporting star, Jacinda Barclay, suddenly passed away at the age of 29.
Barclay was a star in a variety of sports. She starred in the Australian baseball team, and represented her country in five baseball World Cups between 2008 and 2016, winning a silver medal in 2010.
She then progressed to playing American Football for the NSW Surge in the inaugural season of LFL Australia before she was left to play for Chicago Bliss fin America’s Legends Football League in 2016, when she won a championship in her first season.
Barclay played 23 games for the GWS Giants over four AFLW seasons after being drafted with pick 65 in the inaugural draft.
Tributes have flowed in to mourn the loss of the young Australian.
AFL Women's extends its deepest sympathies to the Barclay family: https://t.co/vc11XP2unP
Vale Jacinda Barclay 🧡 pic.twitter.com/HkISXwzcAj
— AFL Women's (@aflwomens) October 13, 2020
The GIANTS are deeply saddened by the passing of AFLW player Jacinda Barclay.
— GWS GIANTS (@GWSGIANTS) October 13, 2020
We are deeply saddened by the tragic news Jacinda Barclay has passed away.https://t.co/czoFNIiwkF pic.twitter.com/jOosUrkmuQ
— Baseball.com.au (@baseballcomau) October 13, 2020
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