GE Black Diamond AFL Women's Gala Day this Saturday cancelled due to rain

EXPANSION: Lake Macquarie will be joined by Muswellbrook and Newcastle Novas in a 12-team women's AFL competition in 2017. Picture: David Stewart

EXPANSION: Lake Macquarie will be joined by Muswellbrook and Newcastle Novas in a 12-team women's AFL competition in 2017. Picture: David Stewart

THE annual Black Diamond AFL Women’s Gala Day planned for Tulkaba Park, Teralba, tomorrow, has been cancelled due to the rain.

This season, the GE Black Diamond AFL women’s competition will increase to 12 teams.

Muswellbrook and Newcastle Novas will field teams for the first time in 2017 and join Cardiff, Gosford, Killarney Vale, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Nelson Bay, Newcastle City, Singleton, Warners Bay Wyong Lakes in the competition.

The Black Diamond AFL season launch will, however, still be held this Sunday, at Belmont 16-Foot Sailing Club, starting at noon.