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.