Libby Birch

Image DOB: 3 December 1997

MFC debut: Round 1, 2020 vs North Melbourne at Casey Fields
Last MFC game: Semi Final 2023 vs Geelong at Princes Park

From: Darebin Falcons/Western Bulldogs, traded with 2019 pick #77 in exchange for Ashleigh Guest, picks #8 and #48

Number: 9 (2020-2023)

Premiership player - 2022 spring
All Australian - 2020, 2022 summer
Grand Final player - 2022

Games: 55 (77 total)
Goals: 0 (1 total)
Career statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %

Statistical categories led:
Most games in number 9
Most marks in a season: 44 - 2022 spring season
Equal most finals - 10
Most games without an MFC goal - 55

Former state netball player who joined the Western Bulldogs after three months of playing football with Darebin. Played every game for the Dogs in her first season, and appeared in a premiership in her second.

The defender was traded to Melbourne at the end of the 2019 season, playing a key role in the Demon defence across every game of the year. Named in the All Australian team defence. Also played every game in 2021. In 2022 she returned to the All Australian side, and again played every game as Melbourne made their first Grand Final. Later that year she was again ever-present in the Melbourne side, as they went on to win their maiden premiership.

Birch was linked with Hawthorn at the end of 2023 before deciding on a trade to North Melbourne, exchanged with 2023 National Draft selection #35 for #19.

YearGamesGoalsAFLW B&F
2020 700
2021 1100
2022 summer 1200

2022 spring | 13|0|0
2023 | 12|0|0||
Western Bulldogs

melbournefc.com.au - 11/12/2023

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Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 18 December 2023 15:10:56 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 24)

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