Bruton is a no-fuss midfielder who thrived on the extra opportunity afforded to her once clubmate Ash Riddell sustained an ankle injury.
One of coach Scott Gowans' favourites, she will go down in history as the Roos' inaugural best and fairest winner. Proved that was no fluke with a strong VFLW season that saw her named on the wing in the team of the year.
Player honours: best and fairest 2019; premiership 2018.
Previous AFLW club: Western Bulldogs.
Draft history: 2017 NAB AFLW Draft 2nd round selection (Western Bulldogs) No. 11 overall; 2018 expansion selection (North Melbourne).