Strong-bodied forward/midfielder who tore ACL in her left knee in AFLW debut in round one, 2018, playing for the Western Bulldogs.
The club will be cautious with the 19-year-old in her recovery as they see her as a 10-year player. From Launceston, Bannister is based with the clubís Tasmanian contingent. Previous AFLW club: Western Bulldogs. Draft history: 2017 NAB AFLW Draft 3rd round selection (Western Bulldogs) No. 19 overall; 2018 expansion selection (North Melbourne).