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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