AFL Sydney Women’s Rising Star – Round Nine Nominee
At only 16, this week’s nominee, Emelye Blades is to be known for her work ethic and determination around the field. Emelye is one of the youngest girls in the strong UNSW Women’s Premier Division team, starring up against GWS Giants AFLW player, Erin McKinnon in the Ruck in Round 9 during their battle against Manly Warringah Wolves. Emelye won multiple hit outs around the ground and had plenty of possessions, leading her to a Best On Ground performance.
Learn more about this week’s Women’s Rising Star Nominee:
Name: Emelye Blades
AFL Sydney Club: UNSW ES-Bulldogs
Junior Club: Maroubra Saints
Favourite activity to do outside of football:
Reading, Swimming and relaxing
What is one thing that we don’t know about this Rising Star that they are well known for around the club?
Her work ethic and determination to be the best in everything she does.
What role do they play for the club both on and off the field?
The night before the game what will they most likely be doing?
Do they have any pre-game superstitions?
Reason for nomination this round:
Coach quote on Performance: