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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)

Player Bio

Ellie Brush switched codes to join the inaugural AFLW competition for the first season. Brush had never played AFL before, having represented Australia in soccer, playing for the Matildas. The former co-captain of Canberra United, Brush previoously played for the Houston Dash in the National Women's Soccer League in the US. The Canberra native impressed in her first season, playing all seven games as a rookie. Brush will continue to juggle both sports and has joined the Western Sydney Wanderers for the 2017/18 season.

Another rookie who came to footy as a star of another sport. Has played socer for Australia, Canberra United in the W-League and Houston in the NWSL.

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)