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AFLW: Munn looking up

Courtney Munn is making the most of an opportunity to learn from one of the best forwards in the AFL.

A proven goalkicker, the 19-year-old is enjoying time with North spearhead Ben Brown, who has assisted with training drills during the pre-season.

“He’s really, really good. I’ve learnt a heap from him already,” Munn told North Media.

“Every time I do stuff with him, I learn something different which is awesome.”

Munn revealed she plans to improve her strong overhead marking through training with, and emulating Brown.

Running machine Ash Riddell has also been a huge influence, doing some track work with the former Southern Saint.

“We were just goalkicking and working on that,” added Munn.

“She (Ash Riddell) was kinda’ telling me stuff she learnt from Ben Brown, like not holding the ball and swinging it from side to side as I tend to do.

The developing prospect has enjoyed a smooth transition to life at Arden Street as the countdown begins to the season proper.

“It’s really, really good, everyone is so supportive here,” she said.

“I went in for the first training and didn’t really know what to expect, but everyone was so welcoming. They’re really showing me the ropes and everything to do, so it’s been awesome.”

“The game is a lot faster, so I’m trying to work on that sort of thing, just getting myself ready for the quick pace of AFLW.”

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