Phoebe McWilliams


Represented Victoria in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2015

GWS Giants AFLW Leading Goal Scorer 2017

All Australian 2009

Melbourne Demons 2014

Western Bulldogs 2015 and 2016

St Kilda Sharks team of the Decade

St Kilda Sharks VFL

GWS GIANTS 2017 & 2018

Etched in sporting history by kicking GWS Giants first AFLW goal



NICKNAME: P-Mac, Phoebs

DOB: 31/08/1985

BORN: Melbourne

HEIGHT: 178cm/5’10

CLUB: GWS Giants/ St Kilda Sharks

POSITION: Centre Half Forward, Centre Half Back

EDUCATION: La Trobe University- Bachelor of Health Science/Media Studies, currently studying Personal Training

OCCUPATION: AFLW Freelance Journalist

PERSONAL MOTTO: Life’s all about balance


"McWilliams is a tough competitor. With an excellent overhead mark and reliable kick over long distances, you will find her coming out of centre-half forward like a steam train and impacting every contest she gets to"

-Australian Football League


Phoebe has been playing Australian Rules football for 10 years having joined the St Kilda Sharks Women’s Football Club at the age of 21. Since then she has represented Victoria on four occasions, the Western Bulldogs and Melbourne Football Club and was selected All Australian in 2009. She was GWS Giants' leading goal scorer for 2017 AFLW season. Phoebe will continue to play for the Giants for the second season of the AFLW competition in 2018.

Outside of football Phoebe has worked in media and communications for five years, predominantly at the Melbourne Cricket Club. Working as the club’s Communication Coordinator she developed an excellent understanding of the media and gained experience creating content for a number of print and digital channels.

Since leaving the Melbourne Cricket Club, Phoebe now works part-time at a gym so she can focus on her AFL career. She’s regularly contributing as a freelance journalist to SEN’s Inside Football magazine, the AFL Women’s website and other well established publications.

Instagram: @phoebe_mcw

Twitter: @pmac_37

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