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New-mum support, maternity policy brings WNBL veterans back to Capitals

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
Updated November 20 2021 - 5:15am, first published November 16 2021 - 5:30pm
Alex Bunton after Canberra Capitals training with her 20-month-old daughter Opal. Picture: Karleen Minney

Two Canberra Capitals players put their return to the WNBL down to its support for new mums, and they both want to normalise conversations on athletes returning to elite sport after pregnancy.

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Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes

Journalist

Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.