AFL Sydney Women’s Rising Star – Round Four Nominee

Meet our Round Four Women’s Rising Star nominee, Marnie Robinson:

Player Profile

Name: Marnie Robinson

Nickname: Marns

AFL Sydney Club: UTS Australian Football Club

Position: Half Back Flank

Junior ClubNewcastle City

Favourite activity to do outside of football:

Going to the beach.

What is one thing that we don’t know about this Rising Star that they are well known for around the club?

I travel from Newcastle twice a week to train and then for a game

What role do they play for the club both on and off the field?

Trying my best to perform for the team and learning everyone’s names as it’s my first year.

The night before the game what will they most likely be doing?

Watching footy and chilling out.

Do they have any pre-game superstitions?

I have none.

Nomination Details

Reason for nomination this round:

Marnie was voted best player on field by her team mates. Doing an excellent job on shutting down the opposition key forward and presenting a lot of running plays coming out of the back line.

Coach quote on Performance:

“Marnie has been very impressive in her first year of senior footy in Sydney. She is always prepared to go hard at the contest and loves to take the game on. Her performance on the weekend was a key factor on helping the team get the win.”