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Full name  Renee Tomkins
Name  Renee Tomkins
Place of birth  Australia
Role  Football player
Playing position  Midfielder
Career start  2013
Years  Team

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2013–2014  Western Sydney Wanderers
Current team  Western Sydney Wanderers FC (#28 / Midfielder)

Renee Tomkins is a former Australian soccer player who last played for Western Sydney Wanderers in the Australian W-League, and a current Australian rules footballer. In 2015, she juggled soccer and Australian rules football commitments, playing for Penrith Ramettes along with Marconi Stallions. She retired from soccer in 2016, concentrating on Australian rules football. Tomkins was selected in the AFL Sydney team and went on to play in their match against Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval before nominating for the inaugural AFLW national draft

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AFL Women's career

In 2017, Tomkins was drafted in the ninety-sixth overall pick by Greater Western Sydney in the 2016 AFL Women's draft, the team's twelfth pick. Tomkins had played just 17 games for her local club, Penrith Ramettes, prior to being drafted by the GWS Giants. She debuted in round 1 at center half back against Adelaide.

At the end of the 2017 AFL Women's season, Tomkins was nominated by her teammates for the AFL Players' Most Valuable Player Award and was listed in the All-Australian squad. In her inaugural season of AFLW with the Giants, Tomkins played in all seven matches and ran second in the club's best and fairest Gabrielle Trainor medal with 177 votes, just two behind winner, Victorian priority pick Jessica Dal Pos.

Greater Western Sydney signed Tomkins for the 2018 season during the trade period in May 2017.

References

Renee Tomkins Wikipedia


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