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Ballard taken under Phillips' wing at Port


Alex Ballard (right) has been a Power mainstay in their debut AFLW season

Alex Ballard, one of the shining lights in Port Adelaide’s inaugural AFLW season, has discussed her football journey on the Flow FM Friday Sports Show.


Ballard, formerly of Sturt in South Australia’s SANFLW, was drafted to the Power at the beginning of the year and has been a mainstay in the team’s defence since debuting in Round 1.


Hear the full interview on the podcast player below:



Ballard revealed one of her greatest strengths in football is her ability to outmuscle opposition players, often leaning on her intercept game to play her part in Port’s gameplan.


Ballard also detailed her off-field experiences at the club so far, including how she’s taken to being mentored by the likes of star players such as Erin Phillips

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