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Aileen Gilroy

Height
174cm
DOB
01 March 1993
Position
Midfielder

Gilroy became Hawthorn’s first Irish AFLW signing after being recruited on the final day of the AFLW Expansion Signing Period.

Since being recruited by North Melbourne as a rookie in 2019, Gilroy has played 28 games for the club as a defender. She took her game to new heights in AFLW Season Six, finishing seventh in the Kangaroos’ best and fairest after averaging 12 disposals and playing every game. Before taking up Australian Rules, the 29-year-old represented the Republic of Ireland in both Gaelic Football and Association Football, highlighting her expertise across multiple sports.