Hawthorn defender Ainslie Kemp was able to build on her 2022 campaign with another four games in 2023.

All four games came consecutively, highlighting that once she was selected, she was able to play consistently and hold her spot in the team.

Similarly to 2022, the 26-year-old continued to show her reliability, aerial ability and composure in the backline.

Key stats:

Disposals per game: 4.8

Contested possessions per game: 3 

Best game: 

Round 7 v Sydney

Kemp's best game arguably came in her first game of the year, helping guide her team to a win against Sydney.

The defender registered a season-high seven disposals to go with three marks.