AFL Sydney Women’s Rising Star – Round Five Nominee

Meet our Round Five Women’s Rising Star nominee, Ruby Reid:

Player Profile

Name: Ruby Reid

Nickname: Rubes

AFL Sydney Club: UTS AFC

Position: Wing/ Rover

Junior ClubMoore Park Tigers

Favourite activity to do outside of football:

Go to the beach with my friends and the swanies games.

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

Having the best taste in music.

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

I love having a laugh at training and off the field. On the field I love interplay, passing and using my voice.

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

Eating homemade pizza and watching the swans play.

Do they have any pre-game superstitions?

No not really but always have to listen to Eye of tiger before the game and must always have a pink hair tie in my hair.

Nomination Details

Reason for nomination this round:

At 16 years old playing her 3rd game of senior footy, Ruby was voted best on for the team over the weekend. Gathering plenty of disposals and taking the game on with confidence.

Coach quote on Performance:

“Rubes skills and game awareness is exceptional and it explains why she is very highly regarded at swans academy and junior footy. She showed over the weekend that she can match it with some of the best talent in the Sydney competition.”