Corowa-Rutherglen has obtained a $733,000 grant from the NSW Government to build female change rooms at John Foord Oval.
The Roos' netballers are set to benefit from the Stronger Country Communities Fund, which will finally give them facilities fit for purpose.
"We're over the moon, we're bloody ecstatic," coach Georgie Bruce said.
"In the club rooms, we've got two toilet and shower facilities the girls have been using for many years.
"That's what the whole female fraternity - players, supporters and volunteers - has been using.
"It's small and pokey and most clubs would be the same.
"We've moved into using the club room as our change room during the day, just so we're not taking up any room in the toilets for the general community.
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"It's really nice that our sub-standard change room facilities will be coming up to scratch.
"We're a club and a football oval that's involved in the Ovens and Murray, one of the most prestigious leagues, and it'll be nice to have facilities to match that."
It's going to be a game-changer for the club, even at a purely logistical level.
"We've got 17-year-old girls playing here and it can be awkward," Bruce said.
"For privacy and just for rights of people, it'll be fantastic to have these facilities and put us at the same level, an equality level, as the blokes.
"We'll have something we can call our change room, that we can take ownership of and be proud of whether it's through our female football or our netball."
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