Elizabeth Skinner

Elizabeth Skinner is an Australian Women's Footy champion and player.

Elizabeth (aka Liz, Lizzie, Skinner) played for the Melbourne University Mugars in the Victorian Women's Football League. Lizzie started her football career with the Mugars in 1998 and won the club's best and fairest in her first season. Lizzie also received the Scorpions VWFL Best New Player of the Year in 1998 and was a multiple premiership player with the Mugars (2002, 2003 and 2005). Lizzie represented Victoria in the AFL Women's National Championships on three occasions (2003 - Darwin; 2004 - Melbourne; 2005 - Adelaide) and was selected in the All-Australian team at all three Championships.

Lizzie was named in both the VWFL team of the 2000s and on the half-forward flank in the Silver Jubilee team.

Lizzie is a senior physiotherapist working in the Intensive Care Unit, and was granted her doctorate in 2011. Her thesis was titled 'Health-related quality of life and physical function in Australian survivors of critical illness' and is located at the Digital Repository in the Library of The University of Melbourne.

Lizzie's blog can be found at www.tendollarsaday.com.au

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