Emma Kearney


AFLW All-Australian Team Member 2017

Western Bulldogs FC Priority Selection for AFLW 2017

Western Bulldogs AFL Club Ambassador 2018

Melbourne Stars Opening Bowler WBBL

Represented Victoria for Cricket

All Australian Cricket Player 2013

Played for Melbourne University VFL for the past 6 years

Played in all the exhibition games for the Western Bulldogs FC





DOB: 24/09/89

BORN: Hamilton

HEIGHT: 166cm

CLUB: Western Bulldogs FC & Melbourne Stars WBBL

POSITION: Midfielder

RESIDENCE: Melbourne

OCCUPATION: Employed by the AFL to develop the female coaching curriculum and a part-time Physical Education teacher

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Physical Education at Ballarat University

PERSONAL MOTTO: Be your own person


“Emma has gone from strength to strength as a tough and highly skilled midfielder who works all day, a great leader on the field”

-Western Bulldogs FC

"A skillful fast bowler, Kearney took seven wickets from 12 matches but impressively finished with the third best economy at the franchise, and the best of all the pace bowlers."

-Melbourne Stars


Emma knows how to keep busy, as well as working full time for the AFL, helping develop the female coaching curriculum, she also works part-time as a school teacher. She had an impressive first season as a priority pick in the inaugural AFL women’s competition for the Western Bulldogs and also plays cricket for the Melbourne Stars in the WBBL. She has also represented Victoria for Cricket and was an All Australian 2017 team member.

Emma has a Bachelor of Physical Education from Ballarat University and in her small amount of spare time she enjoys listening to music and describes herself as a “big foodie” as she loves cooking and going out for dinner. She comes from a sporty family and grew up playing footy with her brothers.

Emma is a great asset to her footy team as a skilled, tough player that works hard, she is also a skillful fast bowler that contributes equally to her cricket.

Instagram: @emmakearney89

Twitter: @kearney_em11

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