Pocket Profile- Emily Jones (Player, South West Sydney Magpies)

Get to know South West Sydney Magpies Women’s Player, Emily Jones!

Name: Emily Jones
AFL Sydney Club: South West Sydney Magpies
Junior Club: Liverpool Eagles
Position/s: Back/Forward
Playing Number: 28
Usual Grade: Women’s Division 2
First season of AFL Sydney footy: 2015
Why did you start playing footy?    
Auskick with my brother, but seniors was because a women’s team was announced where my dad played and my brother plays
What is your most memorable AFL Sydney moment? 
4 goals in one game in my first senior season
What is the best part about playing at your current club?
Most of my family played there so I’ve got a lot of memories and ties to it, the people I’ve met along the way has also shaped my love for it even more
Do you have any pre-game superstitions or routines?
 Not really, I usually don’t eat before a game
What is the best advice you have received as a player and from who?
My Dad when he coached, told me not to worry about the size of the opposition just do what I know how to
Who has the best kick at the club?
Brendan Jones and Shaun Wicken
What is one AFL rule you would change and why?
Standing on the Mark, I forget to stay still
What are you missing most about footy during lockdown?
Socialising and training
Interests outside of football?
TV, Netball, art
Which teammate is most likely to:
Turn up late The Tapugao Sisters
Be on the massage table Georgia Young
Forget their boots Hannah Kaine
Suck up to the coach Probably Me
Appear on the next season of Australian Survivor Charlotte Ryan (a machine)
Who is your tip to win the 2021 AFL Premiership & Brownlow Medal?
Swans Supporter so tipping them to win

Brownlow – Christian Petracca

Who would you like to see as the Pre-Game entertainment for the 2021 AFL Grand Final?
AC/DC: how good would it be to hear thunderstruck right before the bounce
What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?
A house on a big lot of land near the beach
First place you want to visit after travel restrictions lift?
Friends and Family
What is the one superpower you wish you had and why?
Speed – I’m slow
Apple Music or Spotify?
Pineapple on Pizza. Yes/ No?
Usual coffee order?
I drink Tea
What is this player known for at your club?
Emily is the definition of what you want as a club person. She is always there to help on game day, training, and at club events. She assists the junior clubs in the area and coaches the Youth Girls at Ingleburn.
How can people get involved with playing at your club?
 Head to the clubs social media pages to become involved.


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