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Moody earns Rising Star nomination

Danielle Balales, Carlton Media  March 6, 2018 10:30 AM

Moody honoured with Rising Star nomination Breann Moody fronted the media at Ikon Park today following her Round 5 Rising Star nomination against Adelaide.

CARLTON ruck Breann Moody has been rewarded for her solid performance against Adelaide on Saturday night, receiving the Round 5 AFLW Rising Star nomination.

Moody, who celebrated her 21st birthday on Sunday, racked up 29 hit-outs, 11 disposals and five clearances at Norwood Oval. 

Standing at 180cm tall, Moody battled it out in the ruck all night, tapping it to the advantage of her teammates as well as making a contest in the air. 

AFLW 2018 Rd 03 - Carlton v Brisbane
Breann Moody has been a steady improver in the navy blue. (Photo: AFL Media)

Drafted from Cranbourne with pick No. 67 in the 2016 NAB AFLW National Draft, Moody received the Club’s Most Improved Player award at the inaugural best-and-fairest last year. 

Moody will be awarded $500 in prizemoney from NAB to acknowledge her achievement, with the overall NAB AFL Women's Rising Star to be awarded $20,000. 

All AFLW players 21 years and under as at 1 January 2018 and who have not previously been nominated as a rising star, qualify for consideration for the award. 

Carlton takes on Melbourne this Sunday at Ikon Park in Round 6 of the AFLW competition. 

Fans are encouraged to wear orange to the game, as the Blues play in their CARLTON RESPECTS match – raising awareness around gender equality for the prevention of violence against women.