Jaimee Lambert

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Jaimee Lambert
Jaimee Lambert 2018.8.jpg
Lambert playing for Collingwood's VFLW team in June 2018
Personal information
Nickname(s) Chops[1]
Date of birth (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 26)
Original team(s) Eastern Devils (VWFL)
Draft No. 5, 2016 AFL Women's draft
Debut Round 1, 2017, Western Bulldogs
vs. Fremantle, at VU Whitten Oval
Height 162 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current club Collingwood
Number 13
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2017 Western Bulldogs 06 0(5)
2018– Collingwood 21 0(7)
Total 27 (12)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
2017 Victoria 1 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of the 2020 season.
2 State and international statistics correct as of 2017.
Career highlights
Source: AustralianFootball.com

Jaimee Lambert (born 8 July 1994) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the Collingwood Football Club in the AFL Women's (AFLW).

State league and representative football[edit]

Lambert has played Victorian Women's Football League (VWFL) football with the Eastern Devils from 2014 to 2016.[2] She had previously played with Keysborough in the VWFL's south east division.[3]

Lambert won the Susan Alberti award as the Western Bulldogs best and fairest player in the 2016 AFL exhibition series.[4]

AFL Women's career[edit]

Western Bulldogs[edit]

Lambert was drafted by the Western Bulldogs with the club's first selection and the fifth overall in the 2016 AFL Women's draft.[4] She made her league debut in round 1, 2017, against Fremantle at VU Whitten Oval.[5] She kicked her first AFLW goal in the match. Lambert missed the Bulldogs' round 2 match, being sidelined due to injury.[6] She returned to the team the following week playing against Melbourne at VU Whitten Oval.[7]

Collingwood[edit]

Lambert was traded to Collingwood in May 2017.[8] She was packaged with the Bulldogs' first round draft selection (3rd overall) in exchange for the 1st, 4th and 12th picks in the 2017 AFL Women's draft.

Collingwood re-signed Lambert for the 2019 season during the trade period in June 2018.[9]

Lambert has been a hugely influential player at Collingwood. She was awarded the club best and fairest awards for her 2019 AFL Women's season,[10] her 2020 AFL Women's season,[11] and has also won best and fairests at VFLW level in 2018[12] and 2019.[13]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2020 season[14]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
AFLW playing statistics
Season Team No. Games Totals Averages (per game) Votes
G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
2017 Western Bulldogs 2 6 5 2 34 15 49 6 15 0.8 0.3 5.7 2.5 8.2 1.0 2.5 0
2018 Collingwood 13 7 1 1 75 29 104 19 30 0.1 0.1 10.7 4.1 14.9 2.7 4.3 3
2019 Collingwood 13 7 3 5 75 34 109 22 37 0.4 0.7 10.7 4.9 15.6 3.1 5.3 1
2020 Collingwood 13 7 3 3 101 55 156 13 45 0.4 0.4 14.4 7.9 22.3 1.9 6.4 7
Career 27 12 11 285 133 418 60 127 0.4 0.4 10.6 4.9 15.5 2.2 4.7 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ Black, Sarah (1 February 2018). "Inside the AFLW Magpies' nest: Footy family's tough love". AFL Media. Telstra Media. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  2. ^ "AFL WOMEN'S TEAM PLAYER PROFILES". Western Bulldogs. Bigpond. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. ^ Potter, Jarrod (9 September 2013). "Jaimee's the best". Dandenong Journal. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Lambert top pick, 19 added to women's team". Western Bulldogs. Bigpond. 12 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  5. ^ Navaratnam, Dinny (4 February 2017). "Dogs dominate wayward Freo women's side". AFL Media. Bigpond. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  6. ^ "AFLW Teams Round 2: Full sides named for second week of AFL Women's competition". Fox Footy. News Corp Australia. 9 February 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  7. ^ "MATCH CENTRE". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  8. ^ Harrington, Anna (23 May 2017). "Collingwood star Alicia Eva traded to GWS Giants in a bumper trade involving the Western Bulldogs". Fox Sports (Australia). News Corp Australia. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  9. ^ Lechucki, Meagan (4 June 2018). "AFLW: Pies pocket early picks". Collingwood. Telstra Media. Archived from the original on 8 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  10. ^ Black, Sarah (10 April 2019). "B&F wrap: Pies mid polls club record number of votes". womens.afl. Telstra Media. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  11. ^ Riley, Stephen (15 May 2020). "AFLW: Lambert goes back-to-back". Collingwood. Telstra Media.
  12. ^ "VFLW Best and Fairest Award: Jaimee Lambert". Collingwood FC. Telstra Media. 18 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Grundy goes back-to-back". collingwoodfc.com.au. Telstra Media. 4 October 2019.
  14. ^ "Jaimee Lambert - Player Stats By Season". Australian Football. Retrieved 30 March 2020.

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