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CROWfiles: Ebony Marinoff

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 10: Ebony Marinoff of the Crows poses during the AFL Womens Apparel Launch at Kensington Collective in Melbourne, Australia on November 10, 2016. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)
Adelaide women's midfielder Ebony Marinoff

Get to know Adelaide women’s midfielder Ebony Marinoff ahead of the inaugural AFLW season

Guernsey number: 10

Twitter: @eb_marinoff

Instagram: @ebmarinoff

Nickname: Noffy

Preferred footy position: Midfield 

Occupation: Deli specialist      

Best piece of advice you have received: Work hard 

Sporting highlight: Winning three Premierships in a row with the Morphettville football club

Greatest achievement to date: Being selected by the Melbourne Football club to play in the Women’s All Stars exhibition match on September 3rd, 2016 where I played amongst the best female footballers in the country on Whitten Oval

What’s your brief history in footy: Started playing Auskick at my brother’s local football club. I played my first junior football game at the age of 5 then went on and played all my junior football with the Lockleys Football Club until Under-14s. Then went on to play with the girls down at Morphettville Football Club, where I have been part of four premierships. Since 2012 I have had the honour of representing my state in Under-16 and Under-18 youth girls and the open football team. Being selected in the 2015 youth girls All Australian team was the highlight of my junior career 

If you weren't a footballer, what would you be doing: Travelling the world! 

Motto you live by: You only get what you put in. Don't expect more until you do more. 

If you could ask one person to be your mentor, who would it be: Serena Williams 

Morning or night person? Morning 

Preferred timeslot to play matches: Afternoon 

Match day superstitions: Make sure I eat a yummy brekky 

Worst injury you have had: Sprained ankle 

Last text you sent: So happy I went 

What couldn't you live without: My car 

Favourite sport other than footy: Netball and Surf Life Saving

Dream travel destination: Greek Islands 

Tea or coffee: Tea 

Savoury or sweet: Sweet

Go to pump up music pre game: Jimmy Barnes 

Go to meal pre game: Pasta 

Favourite movie: Wild Child 

Favourite TV series: Home and Away 

The views in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of the AFL or its clubs