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Libby Birch

Height
175cm
DOB
1997-12-03

The 22-year-old made her way to Melbourne from the Western Bulldogs after being traded for Ashleigh Guest and two draft picks during the past off-season.

Birch has been a reliable defender and not missed a game in the Dogs' first three seasons, including being a member of their 2018 premiership. Birch previously played netball for Victoria before switching sports in 2016.

Previous AFLW club: Western Bulldogs.

Player honours: 2018 NAB AFLW Rising Star nomination; premiership 2018.

Draft history: 2016 rookie selection (Western Bulldogs).