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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
2019
6
Career
-
Goals
2019
0
Career
-
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
257
Avg
43
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

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 6
    • Kicks 7.3
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 12.3
    • Marks 2.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.2
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 42.8

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Adelaide Crows Rd 6
Handballs 8 Geelong Cats Rd 7
Disposals 17 Adelaide Crows Rd 6
Marks 5 Adelaide Crows Rd 6
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Geelong Cats Rd 7
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 70 Adelaide Crows Rd 6

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Brisbane Lions L 29 - 27 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Kangaroos L 23 - 48 10 3 13 2 0 2 2 3 0 0 50
3 Carlton L 36 - 65 5 5 10 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 33
4 Collingwood W 27 - 36 6 5 11 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 31
5 Melbourne L 18 - 57 5 4 9 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 28
6 Adelaide Crows L 59 - 27 12 5 17 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 70
7 Geelong Cats W 41 - 10 6 8 14 2 0 0 5 5 0 0 45
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 5 44 30 74 15 0 4 12 13 0 0 257

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)