Abbey Holmes is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Adelaide Football Club in the AFL Women’s (AFLW). She began playing football with the Waratah Football Club in the Northern Territory Football League in 2012 and won four straight premierships with the club, along with being the league’s leading goalkicker the same four seasons.
Abbey Holmes Age, Family, Early Life
Abbey Holmes was born on 7 January 1991 (age 31) in Victor Harbor, South Australia. She holds an Australian nationality and she belongs to white ethnicity. Her Zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Abbey Holmes father’s was the president of the Victor Harbor Football Club and her mother was heavily involved in the local netball club. She started playing netball at Victor Harbor and continued after her family moved to Adelaide when she was ten years old.
Abbey Holmes Boyfriend, What about her Relationship?
The internet was rushing to obtain more insights on the former AFL player’s relationship status when Abbey declared her connection to Keegan Brooksby as an engaged couple. The AFL footballer and popular sports journalist confirmed their engagement on Instagram on November 10, 2020. The cute engaged pair, Hawthorn footballer Keegan Brooksby and 7Sport AFL broadcaster Abbey Holmes, shared the news on Instagram with romantic photographs of the proposal near Uluru.
People praised Holmes and his family with excitement as soon as they saw the shot. Unsurprisingly, the engaged pair was together because they used to proudly share one other’s photographs on their separate profiles daily. But it was the engagement news that caught the fans off guard.
The former AFL rules player described his engagement shot as “a terrific day with the ideal person in a beautiful place.” The Hawks player is seen sliding down on one knee while Abbey breaks down in tears in the images. The pair then celebrated their engagement with champagne.
Holmes moved to Darwin in the Northern Territory with her partner, Nathan Brown, in 2012 so that Brown, who had previously played in the South Australian National Football League for West Adelaide and North Adelaide, could play in the Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) during the summer (most Australian rules leagues are played in winter) (most Australian rules leagues are played in winter).
Holmes had expected to continue playing netball in Darwin, but she also began playing football with Waratah Football Club in the women’s championship of the NTFL. She played football in the summer and netball in the winter, as the seasons did not overlap. Holmes instantly had success in the NTFL. In her first four seasons, she was both the league’s best goalkicker and a premiership player with Waratah, becoming one of the highest-profile female footballers in the Northern Territory.
Holmes was drafted by the Adelaide Football Club with their twelfth selection and 103rd overall in the 2016 AFL Women’s draft, the team she had been supporting for her entire life. Going into the inaugural 2017 AFL Women’s season, she was projected to be one of Adelaide’s standout players, however, for the opening match of the season, she wasn’t initially selected to play, only being listed as an emergency replacement. She was a late inclusion into the team and made her debut in the thirty-six-point triumph against Greater Western Sydney at Thebarton Oval. Holmes played every match of the season to end with eight matches, leading the team in handballs.
Her greatest performance came in round four against Fremantle when she accumulated 15 possessions, three tackles, and kicked a goal. She was part of Adelaide’s premiership team after the club defeated Brisbane by six points at Metricon Stadium in the AFL Women’s Grand Final. Adelaide re-signed Holmes for the 2018 season during the trade period in May 2017.
She was delisted by Adelaide at the end of the 2018 season. Holmes primarily plays as a forward. She is capable of taking hard marks both overhead and on a lead. Since 2014, she has also focused on adding more to her game, and now she is able to rotate through the midfield.
In addition to playing Australian rules football and netball, Holmes has also participated in bodybuilding contests. She is a real estate agent by trade and has done work as a part-time model. She also participated in Australia Survivor. Since 2018, Holmes has been a commentator for the Seven Network for its AFL and AFLW coverage acting as an expert commentator and boundary rider, in July 2022 she was a part of the commentary team for the network’s coverage of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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