PLAYING HISTORY & ACHIEVEMENTS
Brisbane Lions 2018
Riewoldt Family AFL Scholarship receipient at Bond University
Sports Women of the Year and Head Girl at Robina High School Class 2017<
Captain NAB AFL Women's "Rising Star" National Academy
Captain U18 Youth Girls QLD
Captain U17 Gold Coast Suns Academy
Vice Captain Coolangatta Bluebirds AFC
QLD WAFL Harry Gordon Medal Winner 2017
QLD AFLW Rising Star 2016
All Australian U18 Youth Girls Nationals 2017 & 2016
NAME: ARIANNA CLARKE
BORN: Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
CLUB: Brisbane Lions/ Bond University Sharkettes
POSITION: Midfield and Half Back
EDUCATION: Exercise and Sports Science at Bond University
RESIDENCE: Gold Coast
PERSONAL MOTTO: "Be the change you wish to see in the world" - Ghandi
WHAT THEY ARE SAYING...
“With incredible to talent to match her passion, Arianna Clarke was our 2nd selection for 2017”
-Brisbane Lions FC
Arianna is a very talented and driven young athlete, with impressive potential. After being pick number 2 for the Brisbane Lions in the AFLW 2017 draft, Arianna is looking forward to showing what she has to offer in season 2.
Arianna has already achieved a lot in her sporting career. She has captained nearly every football side she has played for including; U18 QLD Youth Girls, U17 Gold Coast Suns Academy, the Inaugural NAB AFL Women’s ‘Rising Star’ National Academy and was Vice Captain for the Coolangatta Bluebirds. She has also received the Inaugural Riewoldt Family AFL Scholarship for Bond University, where she will study Exercise and Sport Science and play for the Bond Sharkettes.
She has frequently been awarded Best and Fairest and Most Valuable Player for the clubs she has played for and also won a variety of different awards including the QLD WAFL Harry Gordon Medal and was selected in the Under 18’s Youth Girls All Australian team. Ari shows no signs of slowing down and we are excited to see what she brings to the Lions side in 2018.