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Brush's Balancing Act

Australian football and soccer might seem worlds apart, but GIANTS defender Ellie Brush is proof that skills from the round ball game can be transferred to the NAB AFL Women's competition.

9:54pm  Mar 9, 2018

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Ellie
Brush

DEFENDER/MIDFIELDER

Height
165 cm
DOB
19-08-1988
Weight
-
Debut
2017
Games
2018
7
Career
-
Goals
2018
0
Career
-
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
214
Avg
31
EllieBrush

Player Bio

At a Glance

Debut: 2017
Recruited from: Canberra United (W-League)
Community Ambassador: ACT

Social Media

Follow Ellie on Twitter
@Brushy7

Follow Ellie on Instagram
@elliebrush1

Player Bio

Ellie Brush switched codes to join the inaugural AFLW competition as a rookie. Brush had never played AFL before, having represented Australia in soccer, playing for the Matildas. The Canberra native has impressed in her first two seasons, playing all 14 games as a defender. Brush juggled both AFL and W-League commitments in the first two seasons, before retiring from competitive soccer. She is also a qualified physiotherapist.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 7
    • Kicks 4.3
    • Handballs 4.1
    • Disposals 8.4
    • Marks 1.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 30.6

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 7 Fremantle Rd 5
Handballs 8 Fremantle Rd 5
Disposals 15 Fremantle Rd 5
Marks 2 Fremantle Rd 5
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Adelaide Crows Rd 4
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 51 Fremantle Rd 5

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Melbourne L 45 - 39 2 4 6 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 23
2 Carlton L 9 - 30 3 7 10 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 25
3 Collingwood W 35 - 48 6 1 7 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 31
4 Adelaide Crows D 19 - 19 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 32
5 Fremantle W 21 - 39 7 8 15 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 51
6 Western Bulldogs W 46 - 28 3 3 6 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 31
7 Brisbane Lions L 24 - 64 4 6 10 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 21
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 3 - D: 1 30 29 59 7 0 7 6 14 0 0 214

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played -
    • Kicks-
    • Handballs-
    • Disposals-
    • Marks-
    • Hit-Outs-
    • Tackles-
    • Goals-
    • AFL Fantasy-

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

History

Draft History

2016 rookie selection (GIANTS)