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AFLW: Martin joins the ranks at Adelaide

Hannah Martin: Pick 51 Check out some highlights from Hannah Martin, pick 51 in the 2018 AFLW Draft.
...She has serious speed and can run and carry the ball on a wing or win it in the contest,
Phil Harper, GM of Football Administration

Adelaide’s sixth and final selection in the draft was SA talent Hannah Martin with pick No. 51.

Pick No. 51

Hannah Martin 

Age: 21 (27/11/1996)
Height: 165cm
Position: Wing
Local club: West Adelaide/Fitzroy

Occupation: Works as an after-hours school carer while studying teaching at UniSA

Playing style: Plays mainly on a wing and breaks the lines with her elite speed.

Key achievements:

- Won 2018 SANFLW best and fairest award

- Selected on the wing in SANFLW Team of the Year, after averaging 15 disposals

- SANFL Breakthrough Player nominee 2018

You may not know:

- 2018 was her first SANFL Statewide Super Women’s League campaign, having only taken up the sport a year earlier with the Bloods’ SAWFL (Adelaide Footy League) team

- Hannah is from the Yorke Peninsula

- Her younger sister Rachelle also plays in the SANFLW competition

GM of Football Administration Phil Harper said:

“Hannah won the SANFLW Best and Fairest Award this year in only her second season of footy. She has serious speed and can run and carry the ball on a wing or win it in the contest. Hannah is keen to learn and has a lot of upside as someone relatively new to the game.”

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