Ali Brigginshaw

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Ali Brigginshaw (born 1 December 1989) is an Australian international rugby league player. She was woman of the match at the 2017 Women's Rugby League World Cup Final.[1]

Brigginshaw broke her right fibula in three places in 2015. During her recovery she took up Muay thai and boxing, she now is the national champion and reigning Australian Golden Gloves Novice A champion in the 69 kg category.[2]

In June 2018, Brigginshaw, along with Brittany Breayley, Heather Ballinger, Teuila Fotu-Moala and Caitlyn Moran, were named as the five marquee players for the Brisbane Broncos women's team which will commence playing in the NRL Women's Premiership starting in September.[3] In August, she was named captain of the side.[4]


  1. ^ Lems, David. "Take a bow Ali, you are the best". Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  2. ^ Buckley, James (2017-11-18). "Women's league World Cup: Meet Ali Brigginshaw, Jillaroos' national boxing champion". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2017-12-09.
  3. ^ "Broncos' World-Class Signings For NRLW". Brisbane Broncos official website. 7 June 2018. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Broncos Name NRL Women's Captains". Brisbane Broncos. 29 August 2018. Retrieved 29 August 2018.

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