The athletic Queenslander had the second-most hitouts in the AFLW last season and was rewarded with a NAB AFLW Rising Star nomination in round seven.
One of the premier rucks in the AFLW competition, she finished top 10 in the 2021 club champion. Bella is originally from Sarina, near Mackay, and came through the Suns’ Academy before spending one season with Brisbane prior to Gold Coast's acceptance into the League. She has a strong leap and can win her own footy around the ground, having a career-best year in 2021 for disposals per game. Bella spent her junior years representing the Suns and AFLW Academy.