Adelaide have added a rebounding defender with a penetrating kick to its list, after selecting Madison Newman in the 2019 AFLW Draft.

Madison Newman – Pick No. 100

CLUB: West Adelaide
DOB: 10/5/01
HEIGHT: 170cm
POSITION: Defender/Wing

Key achievements:

  • Earned All-Australian honours after an excellent display for South Australia and the Central Allies across the 2019 NAB AFLW U18 Championships, where she finished top 10 for disposals

  • Ranked second in the SANFLW competition for rebound 50s after being often entrusted with the kick-ins for West Adelaide and was recognised with selection in the SANFLW Team of the Year

  • Newman also showed promise as a forward, kicking four goals in the SANFL Women’s exhibition game between Adelaide and Port Adelaide in July

  • A member of the Crows AFLW Acceleration Academy

Crows GM of Football Administration Phil Harper said:

“Madison had a very consistent SANFLW season and took her game to a new level at the U18 Championships,” Harper said.

“Madison is a beautiful kick and we really like the flexibility she brings to our group.”