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Meet Libby at the Fitness Show

Western Bulldogs AFLW defender Libby Birch is headed to this year’s Melbourne Fitness Show.

1:45pm  Oct 9, 2018

Daughters of the West graduate

Daughters of the West participants have celebrated their graduation from the 10-week program.

12:30pm  Sep 27, 2018

The success of the switch

Libby Birch has become a key part of the Western Bulldogs after making the bold move from netball to AFL.

12:31pm  Feb 16, 2018

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Travel Diary: Libby Birch

12:29pm  Mar 15, 2017

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Libby
Birch

Height
175 cm
DOB
03-12-1997
Weight
-
Debut
2017
Games
2019
7
Career
-
Goals
2019
1
Career
-
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
321
Avg
46
LibbyBirch

Player Bio

At A Glance

Recruited From: Darebin Falcons (VFLW)
Last Drafted: Rookie Selection
Debut: Round 1, 2017 (vs Fremantle)

A state-level junior netballer, Birch took up football in June this year joining the Darebin Falcons, and playing 11 games in her debut season. A natural athlete, Birch has good speed and will provide a versatile option for coach Paul Groves. Birch was a member of Darebin's VFL Women's Premiership Team

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 7
    • Kicks 6.6
    • Handballs 2.6
    • Disposals 9.1
    • Marks 2.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.6
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 45.9

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Melbourne Rd 6
Handballs 5 Brisbane Lions Rd 4
Disposals 13 Melbourne Rd 6
Marks 7 Melbourne Rd 6
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Goals 1 Carlton Rd 7
AFL Fantasy 62 Melbourne Rd 6

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Adelaide Crows W 17 - 18 10 1 11 5 0 2 2 3 0 0 55
2 Geelong Cats W 34 - 16 6 3 9 1 0 2 3 7 0 0 48
3 Kangaroos L 53 - 22 6 3 9 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 31
4 Brisbane Lions L 17 - 49 3 5 8 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 41
5 Fremantle L 52 - 34 7 2 9 0 0 3 2 3 0 0 34
6 Melbourne L 38 - 39 10 3 13 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 62
7 Carlton L 38 - 41 4 1 5 3 0 1 0 5 1 0 50
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 5 46 18 64 18 0 11 8 25 1 0 321

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played -
    • Kicks-
    • Handballs-
    • Disposals-
    • Marks-
    • Hit-Outs-
    • Tackles-
    • Goals-
    • AFL Fantasy-

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points