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No.3 - DARCY VESCIO

As Carlton's and the AFLW League’s leading goalkicker for the 2017 season, Vescio provided scoring power and flare in the forward line. Not only did Vescio take home All-Australian honours for her consistent campaign, but she also won the inaugural ‘Mark of the Year’ competition. 

DOB: 3/08/1993

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No.4 - MADELINE KERYK

A hard-running inside midfielder, AFLW player Madeline Keryk knows how to impact stoppages. The 21-year-old’s versatility means she can also move up forward, creating an awkward match-up for the opposition. A wonderful team player and inaugural vice-captain, Keryk won the 2017 Blue Bloods Award.

DOB: 9/03/1995

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No.5 - KATE GILLESPIE-JONES

Playing as a forward who also pinch-hit in the ruck, Gillespie-Jones showcased her strength and power in the first two AFLW seasons. With a love for chin-ups, deadlifts and squats, the 26-year-old finished sixth in the Club’s 2017 best-and-fairest count.

DOB: 26/04/1991

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No.6 - GABRIELLA POUND

Pound played a vital role in the Blues’ AFLW defence in 2018, constantly putting her body on the line to win the hard ball. Her ferocity around the ball is a trademark of her game which will no doubt be on display in this year's VFLW.

DOB: 16/10/1994

No.8 - MADDISON GAY

Consistent midfielder Maddison Gay enjoyed a strong AFLW debut season in 2018 after crossing over to the Blues from netball. She was named the Club's Best-First Year Player and will continue her development in the Blues' VFLW side in 2018.

DOB: 28/09/1996

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No.9 - KERRYN HARRINGTON

Kerryn Harrington joined the Blues as a rookie in May 2017, finishing fourth in the Club's AFLW Best and Fairest in her debut season. The code-hopper excelled as a basketballer, spending the majority of her sporting career as a point guard for Bendigo Spirit in the Women’s National Basketball League. She also represented Australia at the 2009 and 2011 under-19 junior World Championships.

DOB: 2/03/1992

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No.10 - SARAH HOSKING

Having played every game in the Blues' first two AFLW seasons, tough midfielder Sarah Hosking will bring class and consistency to Carlton's VFLW side in 2018. In the absence of injured AFLW captain Bri Davey, Hosking stood up as stand-in captain to finish sixth in the Club's AFLW Best and Fairest.

DOB: 2/12/1995

No.13 - LAUREN ARNELL

As the Club’s inaugural AFLW captain and 2018 co-vice-captain, Lauren Arnell will bring a wealth of leadership and experience to Carlton's VFLW side in 2018. The midfielder has proven to be a strong decision-maker with goal nous.

DOB: 15/03/1987

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No.15 - ISABELLA GIETZMANN

A talented cricketer and footballer, Isabella Gietzmann is an all-round athlete. Hailing from a premier cricket background, Gietzmann has been quick to show her skills with the oval ball, playing with Oakleigh Chargers in the TAC Cup Girls competition. She kicks the ball extremely well and always means business.

DOB: 8/10/2000

No.16 - BREANN MOODY

After earning a Rising Star nomination in 2017, young ruck Breann Moody took her game to a new level in 2018 to be crowned joint winner of the Blues' AFLW Best and Fairest. She was a consistent performer, creating contests for her teammates and looking just as dangerous in the air as she was at ground level. Breann will be joined by sister Celine in Carlton's 2018 VFLW side.

DOB: 4/03/1997

No.18 - TILLY LUCAS-RODD

A member of Carlton's inaugural AFLW team, Tilly Lucas-Rodd played every game for the Blues in 2017. The tough in-and-under received a Rising Star nomination in her debut season but had limited opportunities in 2018. She'll be looking to add some grunt to the Blues' VFLW engine room this season.

DOB: 18/04/1996

No.20 - COURTNEY BROMAGE

Hailing from Queensland, Courtney Bromage was named as a defender in the NAB AFL Women’s Under-18 All Australian Squad last year. In 2016, she helped the Gold Coast Sunsets win back-to-back honours in the Under 17 Youth Girls State Championships, as well as taking home the ‘Player of the Carnival’ title.

DOB: 18/02/1999

No.21 - NICOLA STEVENS

2017 Collingwood best-and-fairest winner Nicola Stevens became the first-ever player to be traded in AFLW history, joining Carlton in an exchange of draft picks at the end of the 2017 season. She was one of the Blues' standouts in the 2018 AFLW season, finishing fifth in the Carlton's AFLW Best and Fairest, and will add class and experience to Carlton's VFLW defence.

DOB: 24/03/1993

No.23 - BRIDIE KENNEDY

With a bright pink ribbon tied around her high pony tail – so her grandfather can clearly see her – Bridie Kennedy is hard to miss on the field. The young midfielder joined the Blues via pick No.36 in the AFLW national draft, playing a handful of games in her debut season. In only her third year playing Aussie Rules, Kennedy will look to further develop her game in the VFLW with Carlton this season.

DOB: 23/09/1999

No.24 - RENI HICKS

Taken at pick No.29 in the 2017 AFLW draft, Hicks is an outstanding defender who is rarely beaten one-on-one. She can play a variety of roles down back and on a number of different opponents. After playing a small part in Carlton's 2018 AFLW campaign, Hicks will look to take another step forward in the VFLW this season.

DOB: 7/09/1998

No.27 - KATELYN COX

Katelyn Cox will be reunited with former Vic Country Youth Girls teammates Reni Hicks and Bridie Kennedy this season when she pulls on the navy blue jumper. Playing for Hallam Senior College, Cox was part of the winning side that took home the SSV AFL girls championship in 2016.

DOB: 1/06/1992

No.32 - NATALIE PLANE

As a former cricketer, Natalie Plane brings a wealth of knowledge about performing in elite sporting environments. Having been limited by injuries in her first two AFLW seasons with the Blues, she'll look to build continuity in the VFLW as a strong inside midfielder.

DOB: 4/08/1996

No.33 - GENEVIEVE GREEN

After playing for Beaconsfield in 2017 – her first season playing Aussie Rules – Green has developed a passion for the contest and loves the physicality of the game. Standing at 177cm tall, Green has mainly played her footy up forward and in the ruck. As a good friend of the Club’s joint 2018 AFLW Best and Fairest winner Breann Moody, there’s no doubt she’ll feel at home at the Blues.

DOB: 12/04/1997

No.34 - AKEC MAKUR CHUOT

Starring for Swan Districts in their grand final win, Chuot arrives at the Blues as a speedy midfield prospect. After being selected by Fremantle in the inaugural 2016 AFLW draft, Chuot has worked hard on her game in the Western Australian Women’s Football League this season.

DOB: 5/09/1992

No.35 - SOPHIE LI

After being selected at pick No.28 in the 2017 AFLW draft, Sophie Li played every game for Carlton in her debut AFLW season. Touted as a natural athlete with strength and speed, Adelaide-born Li will look to build on an impressive start to 2018 when she runs out for the Blues' VFLW side.

DOB: 31/03/1988

No.36 - CELINE MOODY

As the identical twin sister of Carlton’s reigning AFLW Best and Fairest winner Breann Moody, Celine Moody will be a familiar face to Blues supporters. Standing at 184cm tall – four centimetres taller than Bre – Moody will add height and agility to Carlton’s list in 2018.

DOB: 4/03/1997

No.37 - BAILEY SCHULTZ

As one of the first female footballers to play 50 games for Montmorency’s Junior Football Club, Baily Schultz certainly knows her way around the football field. A premiership player and Vic Metro representative, Shultz has a passion for the contest and the game and will be a valuable asset for the Blues.

DOB: 21/04/1999

No.38 - LOUELLA McCARTHY

Nicknamed ‘Louie’, Louella McCarthy was the former co-captain of West Adelaide’s women’s team, before making the move to South Adelaide. The 26-year-old forward-midfielder is described as creative, speedy and opportunistic. Also playing for the ADF, she was awarded the ANZAC Medal in her first ADF v Vic Centenary match.

DOB: 3/08/1990

No.39 - RENE CARIS

Growing up playing both football and netball, the Wimmera’s Rene Caris is an all-round athlete. The ruck prospect was selected in the 2018 AFL Women’s Academy after an impressive season last year. Consistent performances at the AFLW Under-18 National Championships, saw the Greater Western Victoria Rebels player named in the 2017 Under-18 All Australian Squad.

DOB: 18/03/1999

No.40 - KRISTI HARVEY

A powerful forward with strong hands and a penetrating kick, South Adelaide’s co-captain will bring experience and leadership to the Blues' VFLW side in 2018. The 29-year-old describes herself as strong and fearless, while her former coach says she’s known to be a match-winner. Hailing from a professional soccer background, Harvey previously played for Adelaide United Women.

DOB: 30/11/1998

No.41 - KIMBERLEY CUNICO

With her brother Jordan currently on Geelong’s AFL list, Kimberley Cunico knows what it takes to succeed at the highest level. Such is her passion for the game, the midfielder was instrumental in setting up the Gippsland Galaxy’s first VFL Women’s team.

DOB: 25/08/1993

No.42 - CAROLINE HARDEMAN

After playing basketball for 14 years, Caroline Hardeman made the move to football and has been playing with the VU Western Spurs. A tall prospect, Hardeman will add height to Carlton’s list as well as a competitive edge.

DOB: 29/01/1996

No.44 - ESHE LANE

Part of the 2015 Victorian Country U18 Girls team, Eshe Lane is a rising star of the competition. Touted as an outstanding leader with maturity beyond her years, Lane was joint runner-up in the Youth Girls B&F at Redan Football Netball Club in 2015. Lane joins the Carlton Fooball Club’s VFLW squad from Gisborne FC.

DOB: 22/06/1998

No.45 - RACHEL KING

West Adelaide footballer Rachel King has made the move to Melbourne, following her desire to play in the VFLW competition. Hailing from a soccer background, King’s agility, speed and love of contested possessions make her a dangerous midfielder. The 26-year-old will bolster the Blues midfield in 2018.

DOB: 5/08/1991

No.50 - JORJA BORG

Jorja Borg played all five games for the Eastern Ranges in its first season taking part in the TAC Cup Girls competition. Playing as a ruck, Borg will add height to the Blues' list in 2018.

DOB: 18/11/1998

No.51 - TYLA HANKS

Part of the Victoria Metro Youth Girls Squad with Gerogia Gee in 2017, Tyla Hanks is also part of the AFLW Academy. As the co-captain of Gippsland Power, she won the Club’s Best and Fairest last year, as well as selection in the Team of the Year. A super talent with leadership qualities, Hanks will be a welcome addition to Carlton’s VFLW squad.

DOB: 15/02/2000

No.55 - CHLOE DALTON

Taking home the first gold medal for Women’s Rugby Sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Chloe Dalton will no doubt drive high professional standards around the Club in 2018. Last year she won the ‘Shawn Mackay Award’ as Women's Sevens Player of the Year, before announcing in January that she would step away from the game. There’s no doubt Carlton supporters will be excited to see what Dalton produces on the field in 2018.

DOB: 11/07/1993

No.56 - CAITLIN WILLIAMS

A representative of SA’s U18 Youth Girls team, Caitlin Williams is known for her run and dash off half-back. Playing football since she was at primary school, the 23-year-old has exceptional skills and knows how to lay a strong tackle.

DOB: 15/8/1994

No.63 - TESS PLOWMAN

Adding scoring power to Carlton’s VFLW list, Tess Plowman was recruited from the Oakleigh Chargers. Playing in the South Metro Junior Football League in 2016, Plowman kicked three goals for Prahan against the East Brighton Vampires.

DOB: 17/07/1999

No.66 - OLIVIA VESELY

Heralded as a good decision-maker with evasive skills, there’s no doubt Vesely will be a welcome addition to Carlton’s VFLW team. The versatile young talent who knows how to weave her way through traffic, represented Vic Metro in the under-18 national championships and won the inaugural best and fairest at the Sandringham Dragons in 2017.

DOB: 6/12/1999

No.82 - NICOLA BURNS

Nicola Burns arrives at Ikon Park with plenty of experience, after five seasons playing in the SAWFL competition. A member of Norwood’s premiership team in 2017, the defender also won a premiership with Adelaide University FC last year. The half-back will reunite with former teammate Sophie Li who was drafted to Carlton in 2017’s AFLW draft.

DOB: 28/07/1994

No.90 - BROOKE WALKER

After travelling to the Rio Olympics as part of the Women’s Rugby Sevens squad, as well as representing her country in a World Series, Walker has made the switch to Australian Rules. Hailing from a professional sporting background, Walker will team up with former teammate Chloe Dalton as they turn their attentions to the VFLW season.