AFLW Star Fighting For Life In Hospital

On-field collision at the weekend

AFLW Star Fighting For Life In Hospital Channel 7 News

The sister of AFL star Travis Varcoe is fighting for life in hospital after a freak accident on the footy field.

Margaret Varcoe was playing in the weekend's AFLW Div 2 Grand Final for Angle Vale when she collided with a team mate and opponent, taking a serious knock to the head.

The 27 year old left the field conscious but later passed out in the change rooms.

She's had emergency surgery and remains on life support.

Her brother, Collingwood's Travis Varcoe has flown to Adelaide to be by her bedside.