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#18 Melissa Hickey

Sponsored by: Ipar Rehabilitation


Age: 26

Height: 172cm

Place of Birth: Red Cliffs, Victoria

High School: St Josephs College, Mildura

Occupation: Occupational rehabilitation consultant

VWFL CLUB: Darebin Falcons 

Club Jumper No.: 18

Position: Centre half back

State Teams: 2011

Growing up in the country I used to be the only girl playing in my primary school footy team and used to get to play once a year in High School for the annual girls match. Then when I moved to Melbourne and found out that Women’s football was here and started playing with Darebin.

How I first got involved in AFL: 

Playing at primary school and kicking the footy with my dad and family.

Favourite moment/highlight in playing career: 

2010 Darebin Premiership, Winning National Championship in 2011

What are your achievements in football?

Premiership - 2009 & 2010

Runner up Best and Fairest - Darebin 2010

Victoria Representative - 2011

All-Australian - 2011

Victoria Country Representative - 2010