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Emily Bates

Height
169cm
DOB
18 October 1995
Position
Midfielder

A Lion since the inception of the AFLW, Emily Bates is a key member of Brisbane’s AFLW engine room.

A professional through and through, Bates’ work ethic, consistency, and resilience throughout 2022 was rewarded with a career-best season and the AFLW Best & Fairest Award, the W medal. Bates became the second-ever player to make a clean sweep of AFLW Player Honours, awarded the W Medal, the AFL Coaches Association’s Champion Player Award, and the AFL Players’ Association’s MVP Award. The 26-year-old also claimed her third All-Australian honour, and her third club Best & Fairest title.