SARAH Hosking is back behind the mic with the latest episode of the Behind the Game Changers podcast.

Fresh off her Round 5 NAB AFLW Rising Star nomination, Charlotte Wilson joins the show to talk about what is proving to be a defining season for the young defender. 

Episode guide: 

0:30 - Charlotte reflects on her Rising Star nomination and how her size sets her apart from her competition.

3:20 - Playing in the Grand Final in her debut year motivated her to keep her spot in the squad.

4:30 - With only three games left in the season, Charlotte provides her expectations for the remaining games based on the team’s performance.

8:03 - Who does Charlotte think are flag favourites? (Obviously, besides the ‘Baggers…)

8:55 - Before footy (and push-ups), there was basketball. Charlotte comes from a sport-crazed family. 

12:09 - From not picking up the footy to co-captain of the Eastern Ranges with another current Game Changer: Charlotte reflects on her pathway to footy. 

15:05 - "We can always do better than we are." She might be a natural leader, but Charlotte loves the fact that there are plenty of leaders at the Club for her to emulate.

16:38 - The backline unit is strong within the ‘Baggers.

18:00 - Aside from stopping goals on the field, saving lives and studying exercise science is Charlotte’s focus outside of footy.

22:15 - Charlotte predicts the wins and losses ahead of Round 6.

24:20 - Quickfire questions, quickfire answers.

28:20 - Sarah gets Charlotte’s hot take on the questions that matter around Carlton’s AFLW side… yes, while pumping weights.

31:00 - Someone who challenges expectations: this is what being a Game Changer means to Charlotte Wilson.