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Fremantle Dockers to support family of Amelia ‘Milli’ Lucas at public funeral at Optus Stadium




Optus Stadium is often a sea of purple as Freo fans cheer on the Dockers.

But today it will become a sea of turquoise-green — the favourite colour of Perth schoolgirl Amelia “Milli” Lucas — as loved ones and members of the public gather for the beloved teenager’s funeral.

Milli died on Monday, January 4. During her four-year struggle with cancer, she captured the hearts of thousands of West Australians with her bravery, spirit and unrelenting optimism in the face of difficult odds.

Today, the 14-year-old’s parents will say goodbye to their cherished daughter at the very place where she had the “best day of her life” when she tossed the coin before a 2019 Fremantle-Port Adelaide clash.

Fremantle Captain Nat Fyfe and Milli Lucas lead the Fremantle Dockers from the ground after beating the Port Adelaide Power at Optus Stadium in Perth.
Camera IconFremantle Captain Nat…

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