A leviathan of the women's game and an ex-Bulldog, Kearney carried a huge workload in North Melbourne's inaugural season.
The reappointed Roos captain's selfless running often goes unnoticed compared to her huge possession tallies. The next step for Kearney is kicking more goals and being an impact forward in her midfield spells but there's little she doesn't do.
Player honours: equal best and fairest 2017; best and fairest 2018; 2nd best and fairest 2019; AFLW best and fairest 2018; equal AFLCA player of the year 2018; All-Australian 2017, 2018, 2019.
Previous AFLW club: Western Bulldogs.
Draft history: 2016 priority selection (Western Bulldogs); 2018 expansion selection (North Melbourne).