Thanks to Larissa Mouttou from AFL Queensland for doing an awesome job in answering all the questions in Sports Geek Nation AMA.

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About Larissa Mouttou

Larissa Mouttou is wearing several hats on her head being the State Media and Marketing Manager of AFL Queensland Ltd and a Board Member of the AFL Queensland Diversity Advisory Board. Prior to this, she subsequently headed the membership and fan engagement for Parramatta Eels and managed the marketing and communications department at Manly Warringah Sea Eagles.

Larissa is the first woman in sport to do the Sports Geek Nation AMA.

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Q&A Highlight

Dan Gardner Question

Larissa Mouttou:

Hi @Dan Gardner,

No doubt the fast pace and unique nature of AFL would be appealing internationally. The biggest challenge for AFL in achieving any substantial growth has been securing the appropriate green space for the traditional format of the game. The vast majority of sports are played on rectangles not ovals! Modified formats like AFLX are going to be crucial to giving AFL a platform for international growth.

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