VFLW Players

VFLW Players 

This page documents those who played at least one game for Richmond's VFLW side.
The names are listed in debut order, beginning with Jessica Kennedy who is recognised as the VFLW's first player as she captained in the first game. Kate Dixon and Elise Hogan were co-vice captains.
Where more than one player debuts in the same round, alphabetising will apply.
(Maintained by Rhett Bartlett. Data supplied by the players themselves courtesy of Tiff Cherry.)

Debut Order:

Jessica Kennedy
b: July 12 1990
h: 162 cms
Right Footer
Debut: Rd 1 vs WB 2018

Pre Richmond:
Signed to Richmond on 14 Dec 2017.
Played 4 AFLW matches with Carlton in 2017. Played with Bendigo Thunder (two premierships). Bendigo Thunder Best and Fairest 2016.

Kate Dixon
b: 15/5/1988, Shepparton
H: 167cms
Debut: Rd 1 vs WB 2018

Pre Richmond:
Echuca Football Netball Club 2017. (Captain).

Elise Hogan (nee Strachan)
b: 25 April 1991, Mildura
h: 171 cm
Right footer.
Debut: Rd 1vs WB 2018

RFC 2018 - 4 games,
Suffered shoulder injury in Rd 7 2017 whilst playing for Geelong.
Was appointed co-vice captain for RFC 2018. Was captain of the club's 3rd practice match.
Suffered a concussion in the Rd 4 vs Williamstown and did not play another game.
Announced retirement on Nov 5 2018 on Twitter: "Grateful for every opportunity given to me on my journey. The last 6 months have taught me so much. I’m not willing to push through this one and give concussion a second chance on the field. I wish it didn’t have to end like this but some decisions are made for us"

Pre Richmond
Melbourne AFLW 2017 (1 game as Elise Strachan)
Geelong VFLW 2017 (9 games as Elise Strachan)
Bendigo Thunder 2016

Louise Bieniara
b: Dec 3 1985
h: 179cms

Pre Richmond
St.Kilda Sharks FC

Evelyn Burry
b: 12 April 1995, Paekakariki, New Zealand
h: 176cm
Right Footer

Pre Richmond
West Brunswick Amateur Football Club (2017 B+F).
Her grandfather is an accomplished New Zealand rugby player.

Niamh Clarke
b: May 14 1997
h: 162 cms

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks FC

Jenna Colwell
b: Oct 16 1987
h: 175cms

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks FC

Lisa Marion Davie
b: 26 May 1991
h: 172cm
Right footer

Pre Richmond
St Mary’s Salesian Amateur Football Club, VAFA Div 1 Premiers (2017), St Mary’s Best & Fairest 2017

Kate Dempsey
b: March 25 1995
h: 160cms

Pre Richmond
St. Mary's Salesian

Alice Edmonds
b: May 31 1998
h: 192 cms

Member of VFLW Team of the Year (interchange bench).

Pre Richmond:
Melbourne Uni Jnrs
Sandringham Dragons
Caulfield Grammarians

Emily Findlay
b: Dec 21 1996
h: 167cns

Pre Richmond
Bendigo Thunder (2016-2017)

Jess Gardner
b: May 28 1985, Australia
h: 170cms.
Left footer.

Pre Richmond
Western Bulldogs AFLW 2017 (5 games)
StKilda Sharks (2012-2016) (76 games)
2012 Rookie of the Year
2013 Coaches Award
2016 Team of the Decade

Ellie George
b: 20 July 1991, FernTree Gully
h: 160cms
Right Footer

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks - 2012-2017 (99 games) 2014 GF, Coaches Award.

Jacqueline Lee Graham
b: 11 Oct 1991, Melbourne
h: 165cm

BOG 'Anzac Cup Challenge' vs ADF 2018

Pre Richmond
Bendigo Thunder
VFLW Academy 2016/17
Top up player for Melbourne Demons in AFLW practice matches Oct -April 2017
Diamond Creek VFL Grand final 2017
Represented St Kilda for the academy against the ADF on ANZAC day at Etihad.

Emma Gunn
b: 24 Dec 1995, Moe
h: 157cms
Right Footer

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks FC
Melbourne University VFLW 2017
Melb Uni 2nds most improved

Justine Hocking
b: Oct 19 1997, East Melbourne
h: 163cms
Left footer

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks FC
Melbourne Uni FC

Jac Louttit
b: July 30 1981, Sea Lake
h: 174 cms
Right footer

Pre Richmond
Bendigo Thunder premiership 2017 (vice captain)
2017 VFL Div 1 runner up Best and Fairest (by 1 vote)
2017 VFL Div 1 Grand Final Best on Ground

Beth Lynch
b: May 19 1997, Rosebud
h: 173cms
Right footer

Pre Richmond
St Mary Salesians
Sorrento Sharks (Netball)

Trish Muller
b: Dec 17 1984

Pre Richmond
Eastern Devils Football Club
Defence National Carnival
Navy Footy

Courtney Musico
b: 18 Nov 1997, Carlton
h: 171 cm
Left Footer

Pre Richmond
Keilor Football Club.
South Morang Lions
U18s Vic Metro 2014, 2015

Ella Ross
b: July 1 1992
h: 164cms

Pre Richmond
St Mary Salesian FC

Vittoriana Tonin
b: April 5 1996
h: 163cms

Pre Richmond
Fitzroy FC

Alana Woodward
b: July 13 1990
h: 170cm

Pre Richmond
St. Mary's Salesian

Nuala Clarke
b: Feb 20 1995
h: 155cms

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks FC

Louise Stephenson
b: July 9 1995
h: 176cms
Left Footer

Pre Richmond
Melbourne University

Phoebe Monahan
b: July 3 1993
h: 174cms

Pre Richmond
2018 AFLW GWS (6 games, 0 goals)

Lauren Tesoriero
b: Sept 10 1986
h: 170cms

RFC 2018 - 8 games, 5 goals.
After her debut season with Richmond she was appointed the club's first ever AFLW/VFLW recruiter

Pre Richmond
Collingwood AFLW 2017-18 (11 games, 1 goal)
Mount Evelyn Netball Club
North East Blaze (Victorian Netball League)

Amelia Barden
b: April 17 1993
h: 167cms

Pre Richmond
Diamond Creek FC

Grace Bibby
b: Oct 25 1994
h: 157cms

Pre Richmond
Murrumbeena FC

Gabrielle Deller
b: Sept 20 1999
h: 169cms

Pre Richmond
Drysdale Football Club

Courtney Wakefield (nee: Healy)
b: March 29 1987, Mildura
h: 176cms
Right footer

Her father, P Healy, played in Richmond's Under 19s 1977 premiership.

Pre Richmond
Gol Gol Womens FC
Under 11 - Euston Bombers.

Grace Egan
b: June 1 2000

Pre Richmond
Murray Bushrangers

Emma King
b: June 28 1994
h: 187cms

Pre Richmond
Eastern Devils FC

Christina Bernardi
b: June 7 1990
h: 167cms

Joined Richmond VFLW after representing Collingwood in the AFLW season in the same year. Traded to GWS for 2019 season.

Pre Richmond
Collingwood AFLW 2017-2018 ( 13 games, 11 goals). Leading Goalkicker (Coll 2018)
AFL Womens All-Australian Team 2018 (for Coll).
VFLW Diamond Creek 2012
RMIT Redbacks

Sophie Damon
b: Nov 2 2000
Debut: Rd 9 vs Essendon 2018

Pre Richmond
Murray Bushrangers

Laura Bailey
b: August 19 1992
h: 165cms

Pre Richmond
AFLW Western Bulldogs 2017-18 (8 games, 1 goal)

Natarsha Bamblett
b: Feb 25 1995
h: 169cms
signed 23 Nov 2017.

Pre Richmond:
Played in the 2017 Koorie Women's Football Carnival for Fitzroy Stars. Named player of the carnival.
Former netballer of Rumbalara Football Netball Club, she played for football for West Preston in the 2017 Northern Football League. Her uncle, Les, played for Melbourne, and Footscray. He was signed by Richmond on 14 March 1984, but due to transfer fee wrangle did not play a league game for Richmond.

Ruby Edmeades
b: March 6 2000
h: 166cms

Pre Richmond
Coolongatta Bluebirds 2017
NAB AFLW U18s Squad List - Queensland
U17 Gold Coast Sunsets
Northern Rivers Breakers 2017
Xavier Catholic College

Jacqueline Radnell
b: November 12 1998
h: 165cms

Tamara Smith
b: June 5 2000
h: 160cms

Trained with Richmond VFLW but did not play

Ashleigh Bertagno
b: 14 Oct 1994, Melbourne
h: 165cm
Right Footer

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks 2011-2016 (64 games), Premiers 2014. Runner Up B+ F 2014.

Georgia Fisher
b: May 31 1997
h: 164cms

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks FC

Kirra Grimes
b: Dec 24 1995
h: 176cms

Pre Richmond
La Trobe Womens FC
Victorian Koori Carnival November 2017

Lauren Luff
b: May 31 1990, Melbourne
h: 163 cms
Right footer

Her great-grandfather James Luff, played 1 game for Richmond in the VFA in 1905. Her great-uncle Bill Luff played 60 games for Richmond 1905-1910

Pre Richmond:
Murrumbeena Football Netball Club 2017 (15 games)

Carle Anahera Myors-Moore
b: June 16 2000, Williamstown
h: 175cm
Right footer

Sister of Callum Moore (RFC 2016 - )

Pre Richmond
Representing Western Jets girls in TAC CUP 2018
Point Cook Youth Girls

Jessica Provan
b: March 8 2000

Pre Richmond
Eastern Rangers

Isobel Urquhart
b: May 2 1997, Lilydale
h: 173cm
Right footer

Her brother, Callum Urquhart played with Coburg FC (2016).

Pre Richmond
Mount Evelyn FC - 6 seasons (5 season in the Boys Team). Premiership Captain - U18 (2016).
Seville Rangers - 2 seasons

Claire Weiss
b: October 9 1988
h: 166 cm
Right footer

Pre Richmond
StKilda Sharks
Seaford FC. Best on Ground in GF. Best Finals Player