Jenna Bruton was Pick 11 in the 2017 AFLW draft and made her debut for Western Bulldogs against Fremantle in Round 1, 2018 at VU Whitten Oval.
Bruton joined the North Melbourne Football club as one of their marquee player signings for the clubs inaugural 2018/19 season.
Spending the majority of her time as a pressure forward in 2017/18, North Melbourne had different plans for Bruton in season 2018/19, with Jenna becoming a vital member of the clubs midfield brigade this season.
The decision paid dividends for both the club as well as Jenna as the dynamic midfielder went onto claim the clubs inaugural Best & Fairest award, while also making the All-Australian Squad for the first time!
- Birthdate November 8, 1995
- ClubNorth Melbourne FC
- Career HighlightsNorth Melbourne Best & Fairest 2019
- Virgin Australia AFLW All-Australian Squad 2019
- Western Bulldogs Premiership 2018
Former Golden Point and now North Melbourne footballer Jenna Bruton has won North Melbourne’s inaugural Best and Fairest award in her first year with the club. Bruton finished with 107 votes, edging out last year’s league best and fairest Emma Kearney (96) and utility player Kate Gillespie-Jones (90). She kept her acceptance speech short and…
By Dinny Navaratnam After winning a flag last season with the Western Bulldogs, Jenna Bruton faced an agonising choice. Expansion side North Melbourne was aggressively hunting talent as it prepared for its AFL Women’s competition entry in 2019, and the Roos wanted the midfielder. The Dogs wanted to keep Bruton though, and her close relationship with…
Jenna Bruton (Western Bulldogs) 158cm – Midfielder Fleet of foot, Bruton will strengthen North’s roving stocks with her clean usage around stoppages. Selected with pick 11 in the 2017 draft, Bruton was picked on the back of a standout campaign in the VFL, where she gained selection in the VFL Women’s Team of the Year. An…