DOB: 16 September 1995
Debut: Round 1 2017 vs Brisbane Lions at Casey Fields
Last MFC games: 2020 AFLW Semi Final vs Greater Western Sydney at Sydney Showgrounds
From: Wyndhamvale Falcons/Maribyrnong College, free agent signing 2016
Number: 16 (2017-2020)
Goal of the Year - 2018
Games: 25 (39* total)
Goals: 11 (16* total)
Former school football player who switched to soccer and athletics, Newman was signed as a free agent for Melbourne's initial AFLW season. She had most recently played soccer for Calder United.
The forward was a member of Melbourne's inaugural side, and played four games in her first season. Played every game in 2018, kicking the competition's Goal of the Year in Round 2 against Adelaide.
Newman had her best goalkicking season in 2019, booting six goals, including a record-equalling three in Round 3. Had a poor 2020, failing to land a goal in any of seven games and registering an inaccurate 0.7.
Traded to Collingwood at the end of 2020 with 2020 AFLW National Draft pick #11 for picks #10 and #17m. She joined expansion club Sydney for the 2022 spring season.
melbournefc.com.au - 01/11/2016