Bushranger Profile: Alex Blackburn


You’ve probably seen her leading out Yarra’s inaugural women’s team, but this week we took a little bit of time to find out some more about Alex Blackburn.

Name:  Alex  Blackburn
Desired Position:   Midfield
Favourite Food:     Watermelon
Favourite Movie:    Soul Surfer
Favourite Teammate:   Mollie ‘Flaps’ McNamara
If I could have one famous dinner guest it would be:      Thora Bright
AFL Team:     Western Bulldogs est. 1995
2017 Prediction:   To have the best atmosphere around the club.
I’m playing football because:  it’s new, it’s exciting and there are opportunities to follow AFLW pathways if desired
Best show on TV:    Home and Away!
Best thing about Yarra: Eagerness to support women’s football and the club culture.


About Author

Ant has played footy at Yarra since 2002 and is a founding member of the Ruckman's Conference, Yarra Disco Committee and Yarra Bogus Disco DJs. Ant's on and off-field honours include: 2003 U19 Most Improved Player, 2004 Richie Armstrong Medallist, being a member of the 2012 Reserves Premiership Team and the Reserves 2014 1% Award.

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