Pocket Profile

North Women’s Pocket Profile

SANFL’s ZAC MILBANK breaks down all you need to know about the Roosters heading into the 2022 SANFL Women’s League season.

2021 Snapshot

Finished – 5th

Record – 5 wins, 5 losses, 1 draw

Club Champion – Erica Greet

Runner Up Club Champion – Erin Sundstrom

Margaret Varcoe Best Team Player – Remy Grant

The Advertiser SANFLW Team of the Year – Erica Greet (Wing), Amelie Borg (Back Pocket)

2021 Club Champion Erica Greet

Player Movement

Jade de Melo (Fremantle AFLW/NT Thunder), Mollie McKendrick (returned/basketball), Tabatha Saville (cricket- Adelaide Strikers), Jamie Parish (Woodville-West Torrens), Laela Ebert (Modbury), Sienna Yarwood (Modbury)


Kelly Barltrop (retired), Talia Radan (retired), Lauren Daniel (maternity leave), Andie Zbierski (Glenelg), Kendall Howell (Glenelg), Alana Baker (Glenelg), Nekia Wilson (Sturt), Alex Fitridge (Central District)

Prolific goal kicker Kelly Barltrop has hung up the boots for 2022.

2022 SANFLW Fixture

Round 1
Saturday February 5
West v North at Hisense Stadium – 12.45pm

Round 2
Saturday February 12
South v North at Flinders University Stadium – 6pm

Round 3
Saturday February 19
Sturt v North at Thebarton Oval – 6pm

Round 4
Saturday February 26
Central v North at X Convenience Oval – 4.20pm

Round 5
Saturday March 5
Eagles v North at X Convenience Oval – 11.30am

Round 6
Friday March 18
Norwood v North at Coopers Stadium – 8pm

Round 7
Saturday March 26
North v Glenelg at Coopers Stadium – 1.40pm

Round 8-12 TBC

Star Signing - Jade de Melo

North Adelaide gains AFLW experience through its signing of former Fremantle Docker Jade de Melo. The 28-year-old has also played for the NT Thunder, ensuring her expertise at State League level will prove beneficial for the Roosters in 2022.

Jade de Melo with NT Thunder

One to Watch - Laela Ebert

”Watch this Space!” With those words North premiership coach Krissie Steen spoke highly of talented teenager Laela Ebert. The Modbury product boasts exceptional skills and ability to read the play, causing SANFL Female Talent Manager Robbie Neill to sit up and take notice. Aged just 15, Ebert is the daughter of former Rooster Daniel Ebert.

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