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Jenna McCormick

Jenna McCormick
Jenna McCormick 2018.jpg
McCormick playing Australian rules football for Adelaide in January 2018
Born (1994-09-07) 7 September 1994 (age 25)
Association football career
Height 171 cm (5 ft  in)
Playing position Centre-back
Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Melbourne Victory
Youth career
Blue Lake SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012-2015 Adelaide United 26 (0)
2015-2017 Canberra United 24 (3)
2016 Stjarnan 17 (1)
2017- Medkila 9 (1)
2017-2018 Adelaide United 12 (1)
2018-2019 Brisbane Roar 12 (0)
2019- Melbourne Victory 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 October 2019

Australian rules football career
Personal information
Draft No. 23, 2016 AFL Women's draft
Height 171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Midfield/Forward
Club information
Current club Adelaide
Number 5
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2017-2019 Adelaide 20 (9)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of the 2019 season.
Career highlights

Jenna McCormick (born 7 September 1994) is a professional Australian sportswoman who plays soccer for Melbourne Victory in the W-League and played Australian rules football for the Adelaide Football Club in the AFL Women's (AFLW) competition.

Early life

McCormick was born and raised in Mount Gambier, South Australia, before moving to Adelaide in 2011.[1] She played junior soccer for Blue Lake SC in Mount Gambier.[2] In Adelaide, McCormick attended Walford Anglican School for Girls and played soccer, cricket and Australian rules football at high levels.[3]

Soccer career

McCormick made her debut in the W-League for Adelaide United in December 2012 in a loss to Melbourne Victory.[4] She usually plays as a midfielder, but was used as a defender by Adelaide in the 2013-14 W-League.[1] McCormick was included in an Australian Schoolgirls team to tour South America in 2013, and was named player of the tournament.[5]

McCormick joined Canberra United in 2015.[6] In 2016, she moved to Iceland to play for Stjarnan in the Úrvalsdeild; making her debut as a substitute in a win over Selfoss.[7] Jenna returned to Canberra United for the 2016-17 season.

In July 2017, McCormick signed to play the second half of the 2017 season with Medkila IL in the Toppserien, the top tier of women's soccer in Norway.[8]

In September 2017, McCormick committed to return to Adelaide United for the 2017-18 W-League season.[9]

In October 2018, McCormick signed to play for Brisbane Roar for the 2018-19 W-League season.[]

In October 2019, McCormick quit AFLW and joined Melbourne Victory on a one-year deal.[10]

Australian rules football career

In April 2016, McCormick declared her interest in playing in the newly formed AFL Women's competition, the first professional women's Australian rules football league.[11] She was drafted by Adelaide in the 2016 AFL Women's draft.[12] McCormick missed round 1 of the 2017 season to play for Canberra United in the W-League semi-final on 5 February 2017.[13] She debuted in round 2 of the 2017 season against the Western Bulldogs, and played seven games including the grand final in the Adelaide team that won the inaugural AFLW Premiership in 2017.

Adelaide signed McCormick for the 2018 season during the trade period in May 2017,[14] and she again missed the opening round of the season due to W-League commitments, joining the team for their round 2 match against Melbourne.[15] She signed with the Crows for the 2019 season in May 2018.[16]

AFL Women's statistics

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2017 season[17]
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2017 Adelaide 5 7 4 2 29 14 43 6 13 0.6 0.3 4.1 2.0 6.1 0.9 1.9
Career 7 4 2 29 14 43 6 13 0.6 0.3 4.1 2.0 6.1 0.9 1.9




Canberra United


Australian rules football



Key to the City of Adelaide: 28 April 2017 to the Inaugural Premiership Team

AFL Women's Premiers 2019


  1. ^ a b Quigley, Beverley (4 February 2014). "Multi-talented Jenna McCormick enjoying the football life". The Women's Game. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ a b Migliaccio, Val (19 February 2014). "Lady Reds star Jenna McCormick 'in shock' over player of the year award". The Advertiser. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ Morris, Rod (23 May 2012). "McCormick starring in three sporting codes". The Border Watch. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ Morris, Rod (4 December 2012). "McCormick makes debut". The Border Watch. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ Beaton, Colin (12 February 2013). "Teen's taste of South American soccer". ABC South East SA. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ "Rae Dower confirms Canberra United squad". The Women's Game. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ Shaffer, Kristin. "Aussies Abroad: 19 May - 25 May 2016". The Women's Game. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ Migliaccio, Val (3 July 2017). "Cross code footballer Jenna McCormick off to help the Vikings". The Advertiser. Adelaide, South Australia: News Corp. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "McCormick flies into United squad for 2017/18". Adelaide United. 26 September 2017.
  10. ^ Lynch, Michael (5 October 2019). "McCormick quits AFLW, joins Victory in bid to snare Olympic spot". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  11. ^ Polkinghorne, David (23 April 2016). "Canberra United's Jenna McCormick wants to make history in Women's AFL". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 2016.
  12. ^ "Jenna to juggle two codes". Adelaide Football Club. 12 October 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  13. ^ "Juggling Jenna focused on the task ahead". Canberra United. Football Federation Australia. 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  14. ^ "AFLW: All the clubs' full lists after trade period -". Telstra Media. 26 May 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  15. ^ Fjeldstad, Jesper (8 February 2018). "Adelaide Crows call up Adelaide United soccer star Jenna McCormick". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 2018.
  16. ^ "Randall leads Crows re-signings". The Women's Game. 1 June 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  17. ^ "Jenna McCormick-player stats by season". Australian Football. Retrieved 2017.

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