The Tasmanian Aussie rules community is mourning the sudden death of 16-year-old Samara Whitney, a rising star in the sport. Samara played for the Wynyard Football Club and was part of the Tasmania Devils program. The club described her as a “true star who shone bright both inside and out.” AFL Tasmania also expressed its sympathies. An online fundraiser has raised over $25,000 to help Samara’s family with funeral expenses. The article concludes by providing helpline numbers for readers seeking support.